In-Person Training

Regular Training Programs

 

Safety Management Systems

The boss needs to believe it. Without your senior managers believing in safety and promoting the program, it will certainly fail. General managers, human resource and safety professionals, and anyone else involved in creating and implementing your safety program is invited to this effective overview class.

By attending this course, you will:

Gain knowledge of:

The benefits of having a comprehensive safety management system
The mandatory legal elements of a safety management system
Have the skills to:

Use the given resources to implement or improve your own safety management system
This course is condensed to fit into your schedule – leaving you with the option to pursue the more in-depth safety-centered training that we provide.
1 ½ hours

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Supervisors Managing Safety

Did you know that supervisors can be held criminally liable for negligent behaviour? This training provides supervisors with the tools and techniques to become more effective as a leader in workplace safety. This training is designed to prepare you for the worst, while striving for the best!

By attending this course, you will:

Gain knowledge of:

Your role regarding health and safety, including your legal responsibilities to meet due diligence requirements
Have the skills to:

Competently supervise your staff, using positive reinforcement and discipline as needed
Compare your supervisory style to that of a “good supervisor” (as defined by your group), and use the given tools to help improve your style
1 ½ hours

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Hazard Identification & Controls

True injury prevention starts and ends here! By identifying hazards before they become injuries or property damage, you will not only be saving fingers, toes and lives; you will be saving money!

By attending this course, you will:

Gain knowledge of:

The different types and locations of hazards
The hierarchy of controls, including the pros and cons of each type of control
Have the skills to:

Use a simplified tool to determine the priority of each hazard
Assess if the controls that are in place are being effective, and how to make them more effective
Facilitate the creation of “safe work practices” and “safe job procedures” in situations that will require the use of them as hazard controls
Safe work practices and job procedures should be created by your workers, for your workers. Involvement from your front-line staff or associates is the best way to ensure your workers believe in working safely, and take their responsibility to protect themselves and others seriously.
2 hours

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 Incident Investigations & Inspections

Poor incident investigation is the most predominant problem in our industry! Combining truly proactive inspection processes with well-established and effective investigation tools bestows participants with the ability to uncover root causes of workplace injuries. Lacking these processes in any organization will lead to consistent and potentially dangerous or fatal consequences. By conducting regular safety and equipment inspections you are ensuring the safety and quality of life for yourself and all workers.

By attending this course, you will:

Gain knowledge of:

Direct, indirect, and root causes, and understand how to prevent all causes from ever happening again
The injury prevention purpose of tracking incident statistics, including near miss reporting
Have the skills to:

Complete an incident investigation report competently, from the instruction and practice you will be provided with
Prepare, conduct, and evaluate a workplace inspection
Use your knowledge of “causes” from incident investigations to determine corrective actions for issues spotted during your inspection
2 hours

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Claims Management

Did you know that there are 3 key pieces to effectively managing an injury claim? These pieces will put you in control of all aspects of the claim. Ensuring a safe, appropriate and timely return to work for any worker is your most important job in this process. The longer anyone is away from work, the less likely they are to ever return.

By attending this course, you will:

Gain knowledge of:

The importance and basics of investigating incidents, managing the claim(s) and creating modified work plans for injured workers

Have the skills to:

  • Establish a procedure for handling injury claims that places you in control
  • Establish processes designed to keep the best interest of the business and the injured worker in mind
  • Challenge those outside of your business who do not cooperate with established procedures, and those who attempt to interfere in bad faith

Time: 1 ½ hours

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Your Safety Committee & the Law

Does your committee need a tune-up? They know the basics but need some direction?

Having a safety committee is the law in Canada. But do you know how to effectively use your committee and the laws that govern it? By law every employer must provide all committee members with proper training in their duties and responsibilities associated with creating an effective and safe work environment.

By attending this course, you will:

Gain knowledge of:

The responsibilities for each committee member and co-chairperson
The legislation surrounding committees, from formation to quarterly meetings
Direct, indirect, and root causes, and understand how to prevent all causes from ever happening again
Have the skills to:

Complete an incident investigation report competently
Prepare, conduct, and evaluate a workplace inspection
Use your knowledge of “causes” from incident investigations to determine corrective actions for issues spotted during your inspection
This training will provide your organization insight into determining which staff members require additional safety training.
3.5 hours

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Making Your Safety Committee Shine!

Did you know that your committee can do more than get that cracked toilet seat repaired? Your safety committee was established (by law) as an in house safety expert service, designed to talk about safe workplace practices and implement them from the ground floor up. Since having a safety committee is your legal obligation, why not make it shine?

By attending this course, you will:

Gain knowledge of:

The responsibilities for each committee member and co-chairperson
The legislation surrounding committees, from formation to quarterly meetings
Have the skills to:

Make your committee shine, by employing techniques learned, and by utilizing the resources given

In our industry we rarely have designated “safety” positions. It is often left up to human resources, operations, or the general manager in smaller organizations. Ask any of these people and they will tell you they don’t have any time to spare! Utilizing your committee to proactively make your workplace healthier and safer is a smart business decision.

1 hour (during committee meeting)

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WHMIS for Managers & Supervisors

Did you know the law does not say how often your workers should be trained on WHMIS? Employers are required to provide all workers with an understanding of the hazards they may be exposed to, and how to work safely in those situations. Working at the speed of your business, this Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System training provides managers and supervisors with the required knowledge to teach in house WHMIS training.

By attending this course, you will:

Gain knowledge of:

The basic concepts of WHMIS including its purpose, WHMIS visuals, and Material Safety Data Sheets
The legislation surrounding WHMIS, including training and documentation requirements
Have the skills to:

Evaluate the training needs of your workers, and learn how to evaluate understanding and application of the information you are teaching
Train your workers on the hazards that they could be exposed to, and how to work safely when in contact with those hazards
1 ½ hours

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Needles & Infectious Body Fluids Safety

Needles and infectious body fluids are a danger not only at work but also out in the community, in parks, swimming pools, and public washrooms.

By attending this course, you will:

Gain knowledge of:

Your legal responsibilities surrounding infectious body fluids, including the creation of an “Exposure Control Plan”
Have the skills to:

Empower your workers to be proactive and avoid potentially dangerous situations
Introduce the safe work practices provided (e.g., how to dispose of a needle) into your workplace
Facilitate the creation of workplace specific safe work practices
Using what you have learned from this course, you can ensure your workers don’t unknowingly endanger their well-being while doing routine tasks.

1 ½ hours

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Ladder Safety

In 2011 our industry saw nearly 300 fall injuries! Many of these falls happened from a ladder or a stepping stool that was being improperly used. This course provides your workers with the knowledge to turn a ladder into a useful tool, rather than a potentially dangerous one.

By attending this course, you will:

Gain knowledge of:

Different types of ladders and when each should be used
The legislation surrounding ladder use, size, and style
Have the skills to:

Select the right ladder for the job
Work safely while using a step or extension ladder
1 ½ hours

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Payments, Cancellations & Rebates

Should you require more information, please contact us via e-mail or call 306-522-5499.

Methods of accepted payment: Cheque or money order made payable to The Service & Hospitality Safety Association of Sask. Inc or SHSA.

Registrants will only be eligible for a full refund if the cancellation is made 10 business days prior to the training. All cancellations must be done over the phone or email. “No Shows” will not be provided a refund.

We do accept registrant substitutions. All substitutions must be made at least 1 business day prior to the scheduled training.