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Course List

Compliance Training:

* PLUS courses indicate Safety Partnership standardized programs
Confined Space Entry & Attendant Awareness Training

Course ID:  GEN-CSATT
Length: 3 hours
Expiration: 3 years

The Confined Space Entry & Attendant course is an awareness-level training program designed to be supplemented by site-specific information and training defined by the employer. The goal of this program is to provide participants with the general knowledge necessary to work safely in and around confined spaces.
Participants will learn about the regulatory requirements under Ontario Regulation 632/05, including the legal responsibilities of the employer and constructor, the entrant, the attendant, and the rescue team. As well, participants will learn about confined spaces hazards and the various measures used to control them.
The program follows the Ontario Regulation 632/05 – Confined Spaces under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

PROGRAM CONTENT

  • Definitions
  • Identifying confined spaces
  • Purpose of a confined space program and plan
  • Confined space assessment of atmospheric, biological, and physical hazards, as well as other hazardous conditions
  • Application of confined space documents in the workplace: assessment, coordination of work, permit, and rescue plan
  • Roles and responsibilities of the employer, supervisor, entrant, and rescue team •
  • Roles and responsibilities of the confined space attendant

NOTE: In addition to this training, before going into a confined space, workers will need in-depth, site-specific information on the hazards and safe work practices according to the relevant plan for that particular confined space.

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Fork Lift Truck Training

Course ID: FLT-FRKLT

Course Overview: This course was designed for the Member companies of the IEC to provide fork lift operators with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to operate the machine and its attachment in a safe manner.

The theoretical knowledge component of this course is designed to address the care and operation of battery or gas powered forklifts. The operator will learn how the machine’s capacity and stability is affected while the machine is in use, how to perform a pre-operational vehicle safety inspection, the features and controls of the equipment, and how to operate the equipment safely. Operators will also learn the components of propane cylinders and their safe exchange, as well as battery care and recharging.

During the practical component of this course, operators will demonstrate their ability to operate a fork lift in a safe and efficient manner through a series of driving and operating exercises conducted under the direct supervision of an instructor.

The IEC’s Fork Lift Training program is designed in accordance with the Canadian Standards Association’s Safety Standard for Lift Trucks (CSA B335-15) and Ontario Regulation 851.

REQUIRED PPE:  All participants must bring their own safety boots, hard hat, gloves, and safety glasses to wear during the practical evaluation.

Course Objectives:

  • Hazard Identification
  • Stability Principles of a Lift Truck
  • Assessment of Load-Handling Capacity
  • Conducting Pre-operational Safety Checks
  • Safe Operating Procedures
  • Propane Cylinder Handling and Exchange
  • Battery Care and Recharging
  • Operator Practical Evaluation*

* Practical evaluations conducted at the IEC are for Class IV and V lift trucks.  For Class I, II, III, or VII lift trucks, customers can arrange for the practical evaluation to be conducted at their site using their equipment.

Motorized Hand Truck Awareness (Class 3)

Course ID: FLT-MHTC3
Length: 1 hour
Expiration: none
Class 3 forklifts are classified as electric motor low-lift and high-lift trucks that operators control by hand, and which are sometimes referred to as “walkies”. As with other classifications of forklift, operators must be competent to use this equipment. This awareness course provides participants with the basic theoretical and practical knowledge they need to operate Class 3 motorized hand trucks safely. This course will be scheduled upon request. Course Objectives:

  • Hazards associated with use of motorized hand trucks
  • Identifying appropriate load capacity
  • Safe operating procedures
Safety Attendant (ME/SUPAIR/HW) Awareness Training PLUS*

Course ID:  GEN-SWATT 
Length: 1.25 hours
Expiration: 3 years

The Safety Attendant Awareness Training for Mobile Equipment, Supplied Air, and Hot Work is an awareness-level training program designed to be supplemented by site-specific information and training defined by the employer. The goal of this program is to provide participants with the general knowledge necessary to work safely as a safety attendant for mobile equipment, supplied air, or hot work.
Participants will learn about the duties of Safety Attendants for Mobile Equipment, Supplied Air, or Hot Work. They will also identify the methods of communication and the tools used to complete the job safely.
This course was designed for the Member companies of the IEC by a Subject Matter Expert Team that consisted of representation from Industry, Contractors and the Building Trades.

PROGRAM CONTENT

  •  Duties of a Mobile Equipment Safety Attendant, Supplied Air Safety Attendant, and Hot Work Safety Attendant
  •  Method of communication used by Mobile Equipment Safety Attendants and equipment operators
  •  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements
  •  Positioning during work
  •  Tools used to monitor supplied air operations

Special focus is placed on the challenges of a Safety Attendant role which include remaining focused and alert. The authority and responsibility to suspend work when a condition/ behaviour/action makes it unsafe for workers is emphasized.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (incl. Clear Language)

Course ID:  TRS-TDGTR
Length: 4 hours
Expiration: 3 years
This course was designed for the Member companies of the IEC. It is a program which meets the requirements of the regulations. It is for Shippers, Carriers and Receivers. Course Objectives:

  • Understand the TDG Regulations
  • Know your Responsibilities
  • Review Labels and Placards
  • Prepare and check a shipping document
  • Understand the use of permits
WHMIS 1988 - CBT

Course ID:  CAS-WHMS@
Length: 1 hour
Expiration: none
This course is a Computer-based Training module. This course was designed for the Member companies of the IEC. It is based on the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations. This course familiarizes workers with the WHMIS system and how it is used in workplaces. Learning about WHMIS is part of the knowledge that workers need to protect themselves and their co-workers from hazardous products. Program Content includes:

  • Understand the purpose/implementation of WHMIS
  • Understand the responsibilities of: Suppliers, Employers and Workers
  • Understand the classes of Hazardous Materials
  • Understand the exclusions
  • Understand Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Understand the control of Hazardous Materials

*NOTE: This course does not include content related to Canada’s adaptation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) found in WHMIS 2015.

WHMIS 2015 - CBT

Course ID: CAS-GHS15
Length: 1 hour
Expiration: none
This course is a Computer-based Training module. It is based on the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, Canada’s Hazardous Products Act (HPA), and the Hazardous Products Regulation (HPR).In 2015, Canada’s Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).
GHS is a worldwide system. Its goal is to have a common set of rules for classifying hazardous products, common rules for labels, and a standard format for safety data sheets. GHS does not replace WHMIS; instead, WHMIS has been modified to incorporate GHS elements. This course familiarizes workers with the WHMIS 2015 system and how it is used in workplaces. The purpose of WHMIS is to give all working Canadians a uniform and appropriate quantity and quality of information about hazardous materials used in the workplace. Learning about WHMIS 2015 is part of the knowledge that workers need to protect themselves and their co-workers from hazardous products.

Program Content:

  • Overview of WHMIS 2015
  • Hazard classes and categories
  • Labels and their requirements
  • Signal words and hazard statements
  • Hazard Pictograms
  • Safety Data Sheet (SDS) requirements and how to locate information

*NOTE: This course does not replace current WHMIS 1988 training.

Working At Heights

Course ID: HGT-WRKHT
Length: 8 hours
Expiration: 3 years
Working at Heights is a Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) approved program (Approved Training Program ID # WAH56789). This program was designed to comply with the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s (MOL) Working at Heights Training Program Standard. Completion of this program will ensure that workers exposed to the hazards of falling from heights have adequate knowledge about the hazards, personal fall protection equipment, and general safety practices needed to work safely at heights.
Participants will learn: how to use and inspect fall protection equipment, effectively don, adjust and doff their equipment, and understand when, where and how the equipment is to be used.
Participants will be able to use the hierarchy of controls to assess situations and to follow standard safety procedures.
Participants will complete a written test to verify that the key concepts have been understood. A minimum grade of 75% must be achieved in order to successfully complete the training program. Learning outcomes requiring demonstration must be performed satisfactorily and verified by the Training Evaluator.
The information contained in this program will ensure that workers are properly trained in working at heights safety, in turn reducing the number of fall-related incidents, injuries and fatalities due to falls from heights.
* Equipment used in this training program will be provided by the IEC

Program Content:

  • Rights and responsibilities of workplace parties under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Recognizing and assessing the hazards associated with working at heights
  • Safety procedures for warning methods, physical barriers, and safety nets
  • Safety procedures for ladders and similar equipment
  • Safety procedures for work positioning systems, work access equipment and platforms
  • Proper selection and use of anchor points
  • Introduction and practical use of fall arrest equipment
  • Purpose and components of a rescue plan
Working At Heights Refresher

Course ID: HGT-WAHRE
Length: 4.5 hours
Expiration: 3 years
This course is a follow-up to the full day Working at Heights program approved by Ontario’s Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) (Program ID # WAH56789).
The Working at Heights Refresher training reinforces key learning outcomes for workers who are exposed to the danger of falling from heights on construction projects. All workers who work at heights on construction projects must be able to demonstrate their knowledge of the correct use of fall protection equipment.
The refresher training also will update participants on any legislative, regulatory or equipment (technological) changes which may impact working at heights under the construction regulation. (Ministry of Labour, Working at Heights Refresher Guide)
NOTE: Participants must present a proof of completion card for their original WAH training to register for this class.
In the event a participant has lost their CPO-issued proof of completion card, the learner can request a replacement card by calling the Ministry of Labour Contact Centre at 1-877-202-0008.

Program Content:

  • Legislative/regulatory updates
  • Safety Procedures for warning methods, physical barriers, and safety nets
  • Safety procedures for work positioning systems, work access equipment and platforms
  • Fall arrest forces
  • Proper selection and use of anchor points
  • Introduction and practical use of fall arrest equipment
  • Purpose and components of a rescue plan

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Safety Training:

* PLUS courses indicate Safety Partnership standardized programs
Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) PLUS*

Course ID:  BSO-BSOPF
Length: 8 hours
Expiration: 3 years

This interactive worker safety awareness program is a requirement to work on IEC member-client sites. Course content is designed to provide participants with information about occupational health and safety hazards to help them stay safe on the job.
BSO is unique from other workplace hazard awareness programs in that it integrates the requirements defined in Ontario Regulation 297/13, Section 1.(3) for worker awareness training with occupational health & safety data and standards that are specific to the Safety Partnership. Local incident statistics and cultural survey results provide exclusive insight to the training needs of our member-clients. This combination of provincial and local health & safety information is the foundation for a comprehensive training program that relates directly to the work environment on local plant sites.

Program Content:

Upon completion of this program, participants will have an awareness of:

• Roles and responsibilities of workplace parties, including the roles of organizations supporting Ontario’s Health & Safety System

• Worker rights under the Occupational Health and Safety Act

• Recognition of the following workplace health & safety hazards:

  • Chemical hazards including designated substances and other hazardous substances that may be found on local refinery sites
  • Physical hazards including thermal extremes, radiation, noise, vibration
  • Biological hazards including bloodborne, airborne and waterborne pathogens, molds, animal-related illnesses
  • Ergonomic hazards and musculoskeletal disorders
  • Safety hazards including slips/trips/falls, confined spaces, working at heights, hazardous energy, vehicular hazards

• Control of hazards through various methods, such as the hierarchy of controls, WHMIS, personal protective equipment, safe work permits, TASC, and other communication and reporting tools and practices

Basic Safety Recertification (BSR)

Course ID: BSO-BSRCT
Length: 4 hours
Expiration: 36 months
Pre-Req.: BSO-BSOPF or BSO-BSRCT
Special Note: The BSR course may only be taken if the trainee has previously taken BSO Plus or BSR.
This course is the follow-up to the Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) Plus. The Basic Safety Recertification (BSR) is designed not only to refresh initial standardized safety concepts introduced in BSO Plus, but also to re-energize people’s passion for safety and promote an injury-free culture across the Valley. The goal of this program is for participants to combine the new course content with their existing knowledge and skills to develop strategies for keeping themselves safe. This course will provide participants with the skills needed to recognize hazards; assess their own tolerance for risk; and intervene in unsafe situations.

Note:  Due to the design of this course, there is a minimum of 4 trainees per class.

Crane Hoist & Rigging

Course ID: MCH-CRANE
Length: 4 hours
Expiration: 3 years

This course is based on the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Industrial Regulation 851, and the CSA Standard B167-08.  It is designed to provide participants who have little to no crane experience with an understanding of the hazards and risks associated with the use of overhead cranes, and to teach them how to recognize, assess, and control these hazards.

This course will also provide participants with the methods and tools necessary for developing skills for the safe operation of crane, hoist, and rigging equipment.  Employers will be required to supplement this classroom training with job-specific information and instruction in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Classes are scheduled by request and delivered at the customer’s workplace, where participants will use their onsite equipment for the practical skill demonstration.

Course Content:

  • Applicable legislation
  • Hazard recognition
  • Pre-operational checks
  • Common equipment used in hoisting and rigging
  • Capacity and sling angles
  • Practical application of calculations for appropriate sling selection
  • Skill demonstration for the inspection and basic operation of customer’s crane equipment

 

Electrical Awareness

Length: 10 hours
Expiration: 3 years
A team of electrical engineers developed this course for the Member companies of the IEC. This course consists of 4 modules as follows:
1) Electrical awareness for new workers
2) Arc Flash
3) Electrical PPE
4) Electrical general work practices
5) Site specific module for one owner/client to date
Course Objectives:

  • To meet the legislative requirements for electrical awareness
  • To provide information as per CSA 462
  • To potentially design site specific modules for other owner/clients
Emergency First Aid Training

Course ID: GEN-FIRAI
Length: 8 hours
Expiration: 3 years
This is a Red Cross Program. This basic one-day course offers lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR – Level C) skills for the workplace or home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.
Program content includes:

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care

NOTE: The IEC does not currently offer an online learning option for this course.

Gas Testing Awareness

Course ID: CAS-GASTE
Length: 2.5 hours
Expiration: 3 years
This course was designed for the Member companies of the IEC. This course is designed to provide participants with the basic knowledge and awareness of gas detection equipment and to recognize the importance of conducting gas testing in hazardous areas. This course is intended to outline the role of a Gas Tester in preventing workplace accidents related to the presence of hazardous gases. Participants should include workers involved in the detection of hazardous gases prior to entry into a confined space or individuals that work around hazardous areas where toxic and/or flammable gases may be present. Program content includes:

  • Understanding the importance of gas testing
  • Review gas testing regulations
  • Identify properties of hazardous/toxic environments
  • Review requirements for gas testing in confined spaces
  • Identify characteristics of gas testers
  • Discuss the limitations of gas test equipment
  • Discuss the requirements for calibration and bumping testing the equipment
  • Identify when and where gas testing should be performed
Introduction to Health and Safety in Ontario

Course ID: GEN-HSONT
Length: 8 hours
Expiration: N/A
The goal of this program is to provide health and safety representatives (HSRs) and supervisors with an overall knowledge of occupational health and safety concepts that apply to most Ontario workplaces. This program will reinforce HSRs’ and supervisors’ knowledge of basic rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and will increase their awareness of basic workplace health and safety concerns.
The program has been designed to ensure that HSRs receive training that will enable them to effectively perform their duties and exercise their powers defined in OHSA s. 8. This program meets the requirements outlined the in Ministry of Labour’s HSR Basic Training Program Guideline.
This program also includes the content necessary to fulfill the requirements for supervisor training under the Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation (O. Reg. 297/13).
Program Content includes:

  • Occupational health and safety law
  • Internal Responsibility System
  • Functions and powers of the health and safety representative
  • Roles of the supervisor, worker representative, and the MOL in the work refusal process
  • Accident investigation strategies
  • Workplace inspection techniques
  • Hazard identification, assessment, control, and evaluation
Lockout/Tagout

Course ID:  GEN-LOTOT
Length: 1 hour
This course was designed for the Member companies of the IEC. The goal of this program is to ensure all workers have an understanding of the specific requirements for the safe lockout/tagout of equipment and machinery and to ensure that persons will not be injured or harmed by the accidental or otherwise starting of any machinery, equipment, or device.
Program contents include:

  • Responsibilities of workplace parties
  • Unexpected Equipment Start-up
  • Hazardous Energy Releases
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act regulations
  • Company guidelines and procedures
  • Industry Standards
Observation Based Safety

Course ID:  GEN-OBSTR
Length: 4 hours
This course was designed for the Member companies of the IEC. It is based on the American Model of BBS. It is an interactive session of videos, PowerPoint presentations and participant involvement. This course is the foundation for many of our Member and Contractor companies’ safety programs.
Course Objectives:

  • To understand the important fundamentals of the OBS process
  • To be able to define “safe” and “at risk” work behaviours
  • To be able to conduct work observations
  • To be able to give effective feedback to the people you’ve observed
  • To understand how the data is used to improve performance
Respiratory Fit Testing

Mask Types:  varied, please call for details
Length: varied
Expiry: 2 years
Note:  For all Dust Masks, please bring your own mask to be tested with.

Respiratory Fit Testing for Supplied Air (SABA)

Length: 1 to 2 hours
Expiration: 2 years

This course was designed for the Member companies of the IEC. Participants view a 25 minute video and answer questions based on the information from the video. The video will cover the two different types of atmosphere supplying respirators, as well as their components, use, and operational procedures. It will also cover the responsibilities of the “Bottle Watch” or Supplied Air Safety Attendant.
We offer testing on DRAEGER and SCOTT systems depending on contractor requirements. A quantitative fit-test using a PortaCount machine determines proper mask size and user’s fit factor.
The practical portion of this training has the worker hooking up to the air-supply where they are shown how to don and doff the mask and the equipment, as well as how to clear the mask using the purge valve. The instructor ensures the worker knows what actions to take in the event that the main air supply is interrupted.
Course Objectives:

  • Identify when to use an atmosphere supplying respirator
  • Recognize the components of an atmosphere supplying respirator
  • Determine proper mask size and fit
  • Complete a practical demonstration of donning and doffing the equipment
  • Understand the requirements of a Supplied Air Safety Attendant
Respiratory Fit Testing for Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

Length: 1 to 2 hours
Expiration: 2 years
This course was designed for the Member companies of the IEC. Participants view a 25 minute video and answer questions based on the information from the video. We offer testing in both SCOTT and DRAEGER systems depending on contractor requirements. A quantitative fit-test using a PortaCount machine determines proper mask size and user’s ability to don and doff the mask. The practical portion of this training has the worker donning the backpack equipment where they are shown how to clear the air using the purge. The instructor ensures the worker knows what actions to take in the event that the alarm system indicates low air supply in the backpack. Low air alarms are demonstrated.

Course Objectives:

  • Determine proper mask size and fit
  • Practical demonstration of donning and doffing the equipment
  • What to do in the event of alarm condition
Standard First Aid Training

Course ID: GEN-FIRST
Length: 14 hours (2 days)
Expiration: 3 years
This is a Red Cross Program. This comprehensive two-day course offers first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR – Level C) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.
Program content includes:

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Illnesses
  • Poisons

NOTE: The IEC does not currently offer an online learning option for this course.

Leadership & People Skills Training:

* PLUS courses indicate Safety Partnership standardized programs
Supervisory Training - Communication Skills for Supervisors (Module 1)

Course ID: LDR-SUPM1
Module 1 of 4 – Communications Skills for Supervisors
Length: 3.5 hours
Expiration: N/A

Communication Skills for Supervisors is the foundational course in the four-module Leadership Development Program. Successful leadership requires mastering the interpersonal skills needed to achieve business goals. Effective leaders possess the ability to interact with and manage diverse teams of people, and to create work environments that motivate others to do their best work and produce desired results.

The goal of Communication Skills for Supervisors is for participants to be able to engage others through quality conversations. Participants will be given relevant, practical applications in which to practice these skills:

1. Interpreting the effect of non-verbal cues on verbal communication
2. Demonstrating active listening skills
3. Providing appropriate responses
4. Delivering formal communications

The goal of Communication Skills for Supervisors is for participants to be able to engage others through quality conversations. The desired outcomes of this course are for participants to understand the basic skills required for effective communication, to increase their self-awareness of their own personal communication style, and to leave the class with an action plan they will choose to implement back on the job. Through the use of formative exercises, participants will be able to make the association between the concepts learned in the classroom and their practical application in the workplace.

Program Content includes:

  • Communication cycle
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • Non-verbal language: facial expressions, gestures, and posture
  • Non-verbal language: vocal quality
  • Providing feedback based on active listening techniques
  • Delivering formal communications

NOTE: Due to the design of this course, there is a minimum of 4 trainees per class.

Supervisory Training - Influence for Positive Results (Module 2)

Course ID: LDR-SUPM2
Module 2 of 4 – Influence for Positive ResultsLength: 3.5 hours
Expiration: N/A
PREREQ: LDR-SUPM1

Welcome to Influence for Positive Results, the second course in the Leadership Development Program.

Successful leadership requires mastering the interpersonal skills needed to achieve business goals. People who develop these skills can be extraordinarily effective at leading and influencing other people. To influence someone effectively, you must use the right approach for that person at that time, which can be accomplished through developing an understanding and appreciation for the difference in human temperament.

This course incorporates Personality Dimensions®, a dynamic personality assessment tool used for building self-awareness, self-esteem, and effective communication strategies. Participating in Influence for Positive Results will provide you with highly interactive, relevant applications leading to the following learning outcomes:

1. Understand individual preferences, styles, and temperament types
2. Recognize your own unique blend of strengths and qualities
3. Appreciate others’ differences
4. Use knowledge of self and others to improve interpersonal relations
5. Recognize how influence skills can contribute to an injury-free culture

Program Content includes:

  • Value of influence
  • History of human temperament studies
  • Determining your Personality Dimensions spectrum
  • Appreciating differences
  • Using Personality Dimensions as an influence technique

NOTE: Due to the design of this course, there is a minimum of 8 trainees per class.

Supervisory Training - Building Relationships (Module 3)

Course ID: LDR-SUPM3
Module 3 of 4 – Building Relationships

Length: 3.5 hours
Expiration: N/A
PREREQ: LDR-SUPM2

Welcome to Building Relationships, the third course in the Leadership Development Program.

Building and maintaining good working relationships is critical to the success of any organization and a key competency of leaders. The goal of this program is to provide participants with a set of skills that will help them build productive partnerships in the workplace. This course brings focus to relationships at three different organizational levels: across the workplace, with a team, and with individuals. By learning to use various methods to engage people, participants will be more likely to gain support for their work, anticipate and minimize resistance, and encourage desired behaviours in others.

Participating in Building Relationships will provide participants with relevant, practical applications in which to practice the following interpersonal skills:
1. Manage workplace relationships
2. Foster a team environment
3. Encourage positive behaviours

Program Content includes:

  • Business partner analysis
  • Appropriate communication media
  • Tuckman model for team development
  • Effective coaching behaviours
  • Value of generational differences
  • Questions to create coaching opportunities

NOTE: Due to the design of this course, there is a minimum of 4 trainees per class.

Supervisory Training - Resolving Conflict (Module 4)

Course ID: LDR-SUPM4
Module 4 of 4 – Resolving Conflict
Length: 3.5 hours
Expiration: N/A
PREREQ: LDR-SUPM3

Welcome to Resolving Conflict, the fourth and final course in the Leadership Development Program.

The goal of this program is to provide supervisors with the skills to resolve actual and potential workplace health and safety concerns in a constructive manner. The course focuses on two circumstances where supervisors may potentially encounter conflict at work: when intervening on unsafe acts or behaviours and when having to collaborate with others to resolve health and safety issues.

Participants will review the responsibilities of workers and supervisors under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) & Regulations and, more specifically, how intervention relates to the legal duties of supervisors. Also, they will combine Personality Dimensions® content from the second and third training modules with a recommended feedback model to develop their own techniques for problem solving and conflict resolution. This integration of technical knowledge with interpersonal skills is designed to give supervisors greater confidence and skill in resolving safety concerns in the workplace.

Program Content includes:

  • OHSA review: worker rights and responsibilities; supervisor duties
  • Application of occupational health and safety law in the workplace
  • Safety intervention feedback model
  • Managing conflict through Personality Dimensions ®
  • Conflict resolution techniques

NOTE: Due to the design of this course, there is a minimum of 4 trainees per class.

Train the Trainer

Course ID: PSD-TRAIN
Length: 1.5 days/12 hours (dependent on class size)

This is an interactive workshop designed to cover many topics specific to increasing the skill of a classroom trainer for adults. Participants will develop facilitation skills by taking part in practical exercises throughout the session.
Participants will learn about course development and instructor competencies as well as adult learning principles, and how these principles can be applied to course delivery.
This workshop will give participants the opportunity to practice their skills preparing and presenting training sessions, and using a variety of delivery techniques. Strategies for testing understanding, such as questioning, assessment and evaluation will also be addressed.

Program Content:

  • Adult Learning
  • ADDIE Model of course development
  • Presentation Skills
    • Preparation
    • Delivery
    • Assessment

PREREQ: None.

Site Specific Training:

Cabot - Site Specific

Course ID:  CAB-CABSS
Length: 1 Hour
Expiration: 1 Year

CF - U.A.N. Solutions Training

Course ID:  CFI-UANSO
Length: 1 Hour
Expiration: 1 Year

IOL - Area 1 Loading Rack

Course ID:  IOL-1LOAD
Length: 1 Hour
Expiration: 1 Year

IOL - Area 3 Loading Rack

Course ID:  IOL-3LOAD
Length: 2 Hours
Expiration: 1 Year

IOL - Crane & Lift Director Training

Course ID:  IOL-LIFTD
Length: 4.5 Hours
Expiration: 3 Years

This 4.5-hour training program is Exxon Mobil’s Tier 1 Best Practice for Cranes and Lifting Operations, which includes:
• Lifting Near Overhead Power Lines
• Cranes and Lifting Overview – Lift Crew
• Mobile Cranes and Lifting – Rigging Operations
• Cranes and Lifting – Crane Operator and Directors Operations

IOL - Electrical Awareness

Course ID:  IOL-IOLEA
Length:
Expiration: 3 Years

IOL - Turn Around Training

Course ID:  IOL-TURNA
Length:
Expiration: 1 Year

ARLANXEO - Permit Receiver

Course ID: LXS-PERMT
Length: 3 Hours
Expiration: 3 Years

ARLANXEO - Site Specific

Course ID: LXS-LXSSS
Length: 1 Hour
Expiration: 1 Year

NOVA - NORMs

Course ID:  NOV-NORMT
Length:
Expiration: 3 Years

Nova – Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material

NOVA - On Board Training

Course ID:  NOV-ONBRD
Length:
Expiration: 1 Year

NOVA - Site Specific

Course ID: NOV-NOVSS
Length:
Expiration: 1 Year

NOVA - Turn Around Training

Course ID:  NOV-TURNA
Length: 2 Hours
Expiration:

Shell - Site Specific

Course ID:  SHE-SHESS
Length: 1 Hour
Expiration: 1 Year

Suncor - Site Specific

Course ID:  SUN-SUNSS
Length:
Expiration: 1 Year

Transalta - Permit

Course ID:  TRA-PRMIT
Length: 1 Hour
Expiration: 3 Years

Transalta Site Specific

Course ID: TRA-TRASS
Course No Longer Offered, Contact Transalta Directly