COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Asbestos Awareness

Duration: 2 hrs

Description
This course is designed for workers, property managers and supervisors in work places where asbestos containing materials may be encountered or disturbed during the course of daily work activities.

This course will cover:

  • What asbestos is and where it is found.
  • What the health effects are.
  • Bulk sampling methodology.
  • Emergency procedures.
  • WorkSafeBC asbestos regulations.


Asbestos Moderate Risk Training Plus Respirator Awareness & Fit Testing

Duration: 8 hrs

Description

This course will cover:

  • All topics covered in Respirator Training & Fit Testing
  • All topics covered in Asbestos Awareness, plus:
  • Risk assessment.
  • Asbestos exposure control plan.
  • Moderate Risk Work Procedures.
  • Hands on practical set-up for abatement.


Asbestos High Risk Training

Duration: 16 hrs

Description

This course will cover:

  • All topics covered in Asbestos Moderate Risk Training, plus:
  • High Risk Work Procedures.
  • Hands-on training: Containment system set-up.
  • Final exam.


Ergonomics Awareness

Duration: 2 hrs

Description

This course will cover:

  • What ergonomics is.
  • What the main risk factors are.
  • How injuries occur.
  • Tools and solutions.
  • Injury prevention.
  • Applicable WorkSafeBC regulations.


Lead Awareness

Duration: 2 hrs

Description

This course will cover:

  • Where lead is found.
  • What is considered to be lead-containing.
  • What the health risks and exposure routes are.
  • Basic worker control measures to prevent lead exposure.
  • Overview of clearance methods/requirements.
  • Applicable WorkSafeBC regulations.

Lead Abatement (Low to Moderate Risk) Plus Respirator Awareness & Fit Testing

Duration: 8 hrs

Description

This course will cover:

  • All topics covered in Lead Awareness,
  • All topics covered in Respirator Training and Fit Testing, plus:
  • Risk assessment
  • Lead exposure control plan.
  • Controls required (administrative, engineering, PPE)
  • Low-Moderate and Moderate Risk Work Procedures.
  • Hands-on practical set-up for abatement


Mould Awareness

Duration: 2 hrs

Description

This course will cover:

  • What mould is.
  • What causes mould growth
  • What the health effects of mould typically are.
  • General remediation and control procedures.
  • Industry standards, guidelines and applicable WorkSafeBC regulations.


Mould Remediation

Duration: 8 hrs

Description

This course will cover:

  • All topics covered in Mould Awareness, plus:
  • An overview of a mould exposure control plan.
  • Remediation procedures.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE), engineering controls, housekeeping and hygiene practices.
  • Gain understanding of when clearance sampling and/or involvement of an independent consultant is required?
  • Industry standards, guidelines and applicable WorkSafeBC regulations.


Respirator Training & Fit Testing

Duration: 2 hrs

Description

This course will cover:

  • Types of respirators.
  • Respirator limitations.
  • Filter types and particulate filter rating system.
  • Risk assessment and respirator selection.
  • Proper respirator inspection and use.
  • Fit check and fit testing procedures.
  • Applicable WorkSafeBC regulations.
  • Fit Testing – wallet card provided at completion.


Silica Awareness

Duration: 2 hrs

Description

This course will cover:

  • What silica is and where it is found.
  • Activities that can result in exposure to silica.
  • Health effects and exposure routes.
  • Basic worker control measures to prevent silica exposure.
  • Applicable WorkSafeBC silica regulations.


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