Safety

FLAGGING

This course is designed for those involved in day-to-day operations where workers and the public are exposed to hazards created by vehicles and/or equipment. Safety precautions must be in place for the protection of those who come into contact with construction zones. (BC, AB,Sask certified)

The objectives and outcomes for this course are:

  • To train workers with no prior knowledge or experience in flagging
  • To teach the importance of the flag station and the flag person’s location
  • To advise of responsibilities for the protection of the public and co-workers
  • To identify correct flagging practices and procedures, clothing and equipment
  • To instruct on communication with co-workers and the public
  • To instruct on dealing with emergency vehicles

FALL PROTECTION

 The 4 hour and 8 hour training courses are consistent with CSA Guidelines, Fall-Arrest Systems Practical Essentials as well as relevant regulations within British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Regulations
  • Equipment Selection, Inspection and Care
  • Fall Restraint vs. Fall Arrest
  • Anchor Systems and Anchor Points
  • Vertical Life Lines and Horizontal Life Lines
  • Importance of a Pro-Active Safety Attitude
  • How to Use Equipment

WHMIS

This half-day course covers the requirements for generic WHMIS training.

Topics presented include:

  • WHMIS Legislation and Regulations
  • Workers Responsibilities and Rights
  • Labeling
  • Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Worker Education Program Requirements
  • Safe Storage
  • Handling of Hazardous Materials in the workplace

Our staff at SOS Labour Leasing are highly qualified.

As a combined workforce we possess the following certifications:

  • Principles of Health & Safety Management
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence
  • Flagperson Training Program
  • Auditor Training Program
  • WHMIS
  • NCSO
  • Standard First Aid – Level C CPR and AED (2011 Protocol)