In-Person Training Courses

SHSA’s in-person training courses cater to all learning styles by including videos, lectures, and hands-on practice.  With an increased emphasis on group work and discussion, our training courses are designed to draw upon your experiences and utilize real-world examples to ensure you understand the material and how to apply it in your workplace.


We found the interactive session fun and the information was very useful to us as a new committee and myself as a co-chair.  We have a little bit of work to do but we are now on the right path. I highly recommend this to any new committees or any committees that have never received this workshop.”

-Nicole, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Conference Centre Regina
(Your Safety Committee & the Law Training)


SHSA currently offers the following In-Person Training Courses:

HSLC Training Programs

Level 1

Program Duration

Health & Safety Leadership*

7 hours

Level 2

Program Duration

Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Control**

8 hours

Qualifications, Orientation & Training

3.5 hours

Level 3

Program Duration

Emergency Response Planning

3.5 hours

Workplace Inspections

3.5 hours

Incident Reporting & Investigation

8 hours

Total Required Training

33.5 hours

*Note: HSLC Level 1 requires the MOST Senior Manager to complete the Health & Safety Leadership Training Program.  Others are encouraged to attend (supervisors, managers, committee members, and all other interested staff).

** For all Level 2 & Level 3 training programs, key staff are required to attend.  This includes those who will be overseeing and/or carrying out the relevant function.  For example, for Workplace Inspections, those responsible for Inspections must complete the training.

Other Training Programs

Your Safety Committee & the Law

6 hours

Making Your Safety Committee Shine

2 hours

Claims Management

3.5 hours

Integrating Mental Health into your Safety Management System

6 hours

Needles & Infectious Bodily Fluids Safety

1.5 hours

Ladder Safety

1.5 hours

 

For more information including registration, pricing, payment, and cancellation information please contact a SHSA Advisor.

 

Course Descriptions

Health & Safety Leadership

*This is a required course for Level 1 of our Hospitality Safety Leadership Certificate Program*

This course is an eligibility requirement for all four levels of the Hospitality Safety Leadership Certificate.  It focuses on the importance of senior management commitment and how it impacts the success of an effective Safety Management System.

This course will cover:

  • The benefits of having a comprehensive safety management system

  • Mandatory legal requirements and Due Diligence

  • The importance of supervisors in the Safety Management System

  • Understanding senior management’s role in an Occupational Health & Safety Management System

  • Mandatory legal requirements

Recommended for:

  • General Managers, Senior Managers, Directors, Managers

Duration:

  • 7 hours


Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment, and Control

*This is a required course for Level 2 of our Hospitality Safety Leadership Certificate Program*

True injury prevention starts and ends here!  By identifying hazards before they cause an injury or damage, you can prevent suffering and the potential for major human and monetary costs.  An effective hazard identification and control program is the key to a health and safe workplace.

This course will cover:

  • Different types of hazards and where they can be located

  • The hierarchy of controls

  • How to prioritize each hazard

  • How to assess the effectiveness of current controls and how to make them more effective

Recommended for:

  • All Key Staff (those who will be overseeing and/or carrying out hazard identification, risk assessment, and control, Managers, Supervisors, Human Resources, Health & Safety Committee Members and anyone who wants to increase their injury prevention knowledge.

Approximate Duration:

  • 8 hours


Qualifications, Orientation and Training

*This is a required course for Level 2 of our Hospitality Safety Leadership Certificate Program*

Employers have legislated responsibilities to ensure workers are aware of their health and safety responsibilities.  The need to be informed of the hazards and methods of control for these hazards in their workplace.  This course outlines how orientations and job-specific training are used to help meet these obligations and support an incident-free workplace.

This course will cover:

  • Why health and safety orientations must be conducted, what to include, and how to deliver

  • Why job-specific training must be conducted, what to include, and how to deliver

  • Who should deliver orientations and training

  • What records to keep, and why we need to keep them

Recommended for:

  • All Key Staff who will be overseeing and/or carrying out orientations or training, General Managers, Directors, Senior Managers, Human Resources, and safety professionals.

Duration:

  • 3.5 hours


Emergency Response Planning

*This is a required course for Level 3 of our Hospitality Safety Leadership Certificate Program*

Should an emergency occur in the workplace, immediate action is required to ensure the health and safety of employees, guests and the public. An emergency response plan must be in place for all potential emergencies that could impact your property.

The course will cover:

  • Why employers need to develop an Emergency Response Plan & who to involve in the process

  • How to identify the possible emergencies that could occur at your site

  • How to develop and implement a plan

Recommended for:

  • All Key Staff who will be overseeing and/or carrying out Emergency Response Planning, General Managers, Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Health & Safety Committee Members and anyone who wants to increase their knowledge of workplace health and safety.

Duration:

  • 3.5 hours


Workplace Inspections

*This is a required course for Level 3 of our Hospitality Safety Leadership Certificate Program*

How often does your organization conduct inspections?  Who conducts the inspections?  Effective health and safety inspections are one of the most important incident prevention tools in an organization’s health and safety program.  An effective inspection

This course will cover:

  • Prepare, conduct and evaluate a workplace inspection

  • Types of inspections, covering both formal and informal

  • Who should be involved, and in what capacity, for workplace inspections

Recommended for:

  • All Key Staff who will be overseeing and/or carrying out Workplace Inspections, Managers, Supervisors, Human Resources, Health & Safety Committee Members and anyone who wants to increase their injury prevention knowledge.

Approximate Duration:

  • 3.5 hours


Incident Reporting and Investigations

*This is a required course for Level 3 of our Hospitality Safety Leadership Certificate Program*

Do you investigate all incidents including near misses?  Do you have an effective process in place for ensuring all incidents are reported?  Incident reporting and investigation is a key method to correcting issues in the workplace to ensure the same incident never happens again.  By understanding why an incident occurred, you can be confident you have the tools to correct it for the future.

This course will cover:

  • Direct, indirect, and root causes with the understanding of how to prevent all causes from occurring again

  • Different types of investigations, including for near misses

  • How to complete an incident investigation report competently and follow up

Recommended for:

  • All Key Staff who will be overseeing and/or carrying out Incident Investigations, Managers, Supervisors, Human Resources, Health & Safety Committee Members and anyone who wants to increase their injury prevention knowledge.

Approximate Duration:

  • 8 hours


Your Safety Committee and The Law

Your organization’s Occupational Health & Safety Committee is an integral part of the Safety Management System. The Committee not only helps review safety policies and procedures, they play a key role in workplace inspections and incident investigations.

This workshop will walk you through the legal requirements and how to run your safety committee effectively.

This course will cover:

  • Roles and responsibilities of each Committee member

  • Occupational Health & Safety Committee legislation

  • Completing an incident investigation report

  • Identifying direct, indirect, and root causes and how to put controls in place

  • Preparing, conducting and evaluating a workplace inspection

Recommended for:

  • Health & Safety Committee Members, Managers, Human Resources, and anyone who is interested in the role of the Occupational Health & Safety Committee.

Approximate Duration:

  • 6 hours


Making Your Safety Committee Shine

Your organization’s Occupational Health & Safety Committee is an integral part of the Safety Management System. The Committee not only helps review safety policies and procedures, they play a key role in workplace inspections and incident investigations.

This course will cover:

  • Roles and responsibilities of each Committee member

  • Occupational Health & Safety Committee legislation

  • How to make your Safety Committee truly shine within your organization

Recommended for:

  • Health & Safety Committee Members, Managers, Human Resources, and anyone who is interested in the role of the Occupational Health & Safety Committee.

Approximate Duration:

  • 5 hours


Claims Management

Are you struggling with managing your workplace injury claims?  Do you feel a lack of control in the outcome?  If so, then this is the course for you!  This workshop will provide you with the key pieces to put you in the driver’s seat in all aspects of claims management.

This course will cover:

  • The importance and basics of investigating incidents

  • How to establish a procedure for handling claims that puts you in control

  • Creating modified work plans for injured workers

  • How to establish processes designed to keep the best interest of the business and the injured worker in mind

Recommended for:

  • Those who handle injury claims, such as Human Resources or other Management; other Managers and Supervisors who handle the initial injury reports and investigations; and any other individuals interested in modified work programs or claims management.

Approximate Duration:

  • 3 hours


Integrating Mental Health into your Safety Management System

Mental health in the workplace and psychological health and safety in general are new topics to many employers.  But getting on top of these issues doesn’t necessarily mean creating an entirely new system.  Learners will walk through how psychological health and safety elements can be added in to an existing Safety Management System.

This course will cover:

  • Definitions relating the psychological health and safety

  • An overview of the CSA National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

  • Preparing for, and implementing, psychological components into your existing Safety Management System

  • Evaluating and reviewing your Safety Management System

Recommended for:

  • Managers, Supervisors, Human Resources, Health & Safety Committee Members and anyone else who has been identified as a leader or champion in this area.

Approximate Duration:

  • 6 hours

 


Needles and Infectious Bodily Fluids Safety

Exposure to needles and infectious bodily fluids can pose a danger in the workplace as well as out in the community.  Knowing how to effectively control these risks is critical to keep yourself, and others, safe.

This course will cover:

  • Your legal responsibilities surrounding infectious bodily fluids, including the creation of an “Exposure Control Plan”

  • How to empower your workers to be proactive and avoid potentially dangerous situations

  • Introduction of safe work practices (eg. How to dispose of a needle)

  • How to create workplace-specific safe work practices

Recommended for:

  • Managers and Supervisors of employees who are at risk of exposure to needles or infectious bodily fluids and Health & Safety Committee Members.

Approximate Duration:

  • 5 hours


Ladder Safety

What type of ladder is right for the job at hand?  What factors do you need to consider when choosing the right ladder?  How do you effectively use a ladder in the safe proper way?  These are common questions for everyday activities in the workplace and at home.  This course provides you with the answers to these questions and enables you to turn a ladder into a useful tool rather than a potentially dangerous one.

This course will cover:

  • Different types of ladders and when each should be used

  • Legislation surrounding ladder use, size, and style

  • How to select the right ladder for the job

  • How to work safely using a step or extension ladder

Recommended for:

  • Managers, Supervisors, or Employees who regularly use (or supervise those who use) ladders; and Health & Safety Committee Members.

Approximate Duration:

  • 5 hours

 

 

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