Training

Confined Space Level I & II

Duration: 8 hours
Certificate: 3 Years
The Confined Space Entry and Rescue Training Program is designed to give the participant the necessary knowledge and understanding of provincial legislation, and Industry best practices as well as offering the option of being tailored to specific company needs. Our program includes:

  • Confined Space Legislation
  • Review of company code of practice examples
  • Hazard assessment completion
  • Entry permit requirements
  • Tending worker requirements
  • Types of confined spaces or restricted spaces
  • Donning S.C.B.A & S.A.B.A
  • Isolation of energy in confined spaces
  • Testing confined spaces
  • Qualifications and responsibilities
  • Confined space entry procedures
  • Emergency Response Planning

All participants must Participate in a practical exercise, as well as pass a written exam to show a satisfactory level of competency to successfully complete the level 2 program.

Fire Extinguishment Advanced Training for IRP 18

Duration: 8 hrs
Certificate Expiry: 3 years
The primary focus of this course is to provide generic fire and explosion prevention program content to minimize fires and explosions, as well as advanced techniques on proper fire extinguishment. This course was developed to address the advanced level of training specified in Industry Recommended Practice 18: Fire and Explosion Hazard Management.

Designed For

Supervisors, managers, workers and planners who are involved in the planning/supervising of work where there is the possibility of a fire or explosion

Topics Include

  • Expanded fire triangle
  • Fire and explosion hazard assessment
  • Control
  • Prevention plans
  • Industry regulations
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Communications

Delivery

There is a practical element to this course that will require transportation to a remote location to extinguish fires. Please contact F&S Safety for course availability

Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that is valid for three years.

Enform H2S Alive

Duration: 8 hours
Certificate Expiry: 3 years
Learn how to work safely and around Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) environments

Designed For

Any worker that may be exposed to H2S

Topics Include

  • Physical Properties of H2S
  • Health hazards
  • Protection from H2S
  • Basic rescue techniques
  • Hands on experience with Self Contained Breathing Apparatus

Completion

Upon successful completion of the written exam (70%) you will receive a Certificate of completion that is valid for three years

Global Ground Disturbance Level 2

Duration: 8 hours
Certification: 3 years

Locations

We provide in-house course delivery in our Medicine Hat Training center, Courses can be held at customers location as well.

Course Description

Ground Disturbance Level II ® is the industry standard for any party that is supervising or independently performing a ground disturbance, or issuing and receiving ground disturbance permits. The course ensures that Level II ® personnel fully understand all of the regulations and variances involved from pre-planning to the actual dig.

This classroom program assessed to ABCGA Standard 201 Ground Disturbance – Supervisory and endorsed by the ABCGA.
As part of this training, students will learn:

  • how to clarify sources when searching for underground facilities
  • how to provide and receive notification for facility owners
  • what the necessary approvals/crossing agreement and regulations are for creating a ground disturbance
  • how to create a site drawing or plot plan
  • how line-locating works and types of exposure
  • how to do a back-fill inspection
  • how to use permits and conduct pre-job meetings
  • how to create emergency response plans and what to do if an underground facility is contacted
O.S.S.A Fall Protection

Duration: 8 hours
Certification: 3 years

OSSA Fall Protection is available in-house at our Medicine Hat training centre, As well as any customer location that meets F&S Safety’s training room requirements.

Description

OSSA Fall Protection is approximately eight hours in duration and includes an instructor led presentation, practical exercises, class discussion, DVD presentation, written knowledge test, and practical exam.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the training program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Eliminating fall hazards
  • Legislation & standards pertaining to fall protection
  • Employer and worker responsibilities
  • Recent statistical information, workplace incidents, and the need for training
  • Methods of eliminating, analyzing, preventing, and controlling falls
  • Rescue and escape planning
  • Pre-use visual inspections
  • Reporting deficiencies
  • Impact forces
  • Fall clearance
  • Fall protection systems
  • Fall protection system components

The course objectives are tested by written exam. Students must be capable of performing a controlled weight transfer.

OSSA Confined Space And Monitor

Duration: 6 hours
Certification: 3 years

OSSA Confined Space and Monitor is available in-house at our Medicine Hat training centre, As well as any customer location that meets F&S Safety’s training room requirements.

Course Description

OSSA Confined Space Entry and Monitor is approximately six hours in duration and includes an instructor led presentation, review exercises, class discussion, DVD presentation, and written knowledge test.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the OSSA Confined Space Entry and Monitor training program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Legislation & standards pertaining to confined space entry and monitoring
  • Confined space entry preparation
  • Classification of confined space entries
  • Elements of hazardous atmospheres
  • Gas testing requirements
  • Entry authorization
  • Signage / Tagging
  • Isolations
  • Confined Space Monitor responsibilities
Red Cross Standard First Aid and CPR Training

Duration: 14 – 16 hours
Certification: 3 years

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Completion

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification

3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

Course Content

  • 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 and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisons

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Material

  • First Aid & CPR Manual
  • Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)
Standard First Aid - CPR Recertification (challenge) • ONE DAY

Duration: 6-9 hours
Certification: 3 Years

This 1-day re-certification is a challenge of the Standard First Aid course content and requires the student to demonstrate essential skills as well as pass the theoretical exam. This challenge is open to those who have a current Standard First Aid certificate from an Alberta OH&S approved program — with Level A or C CPR and with or without AED. If the certificate is from out-of-province then a full course must be taken.

The re-certification is intended for those who use their First Aid skills on a regular basis and are able to demonstrate their competency in all required skill areas. Unsuccessful candidates will be required to take a full course at their cost; there are no refunds or re-tests.

Please note that your ticket must be submitted to us prior to the course, it cannot be expired, and it must be approved by Alberta legislative requirements.

Red Cross Babysitting

Duration: 8 hours. Flexible scheduling options for this course.

Basic first aid and care-giving skills for youth 11–15 years old. Participants learn how to provide care to younger children in a variety of age groups, and how to prevent and respond to emergencies. Course also offers youth the training to promote themselves as a babysitter to prospective parents.

Help your child build valuable skills for a lifetime. As a trained babysitter, your child will learn:

  • Basic skills to care for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children
  • How to care for himself/herself and siblings when home alone
  • How to create a safe environment, and deal with phone calls and unexpected visitors
  • How to react confidently in case of an emergency, such as choking, bleeding, poisoning, or burns
  • How to cope with common problems, such as tantrums and crying
  • Games and activities to keep kids of all ages entertained

How to manage a babysitting business, including creating a resume and a business card, and asking the right questions before accepting a babysitting job

Completion

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Prerequisite

Min. 11 years of age

Course Content

  • Business of babysitting
  • Caring for babies
  • Caring for toddlers
  • Caring for preschoolers
  • Caring for school-aged children
  • Creating safe environments
  • How to handle emergencies and first aid

Take-Home Materials

  • Babysitter’s Manual
  • Wallet card and optional wall certificate
Online WHMIS 2015

Course Description:

WHMIS 2015 online training course aims to prevent workplace injuries, diseases, and deaths resulting from the storage and use of hazardous products. This course implements the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) standard for hazard classification and communication.

Course Duration

Approximately 2 hours.

Assessment

Testing conducted throughout this WHMIS 2015 training course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this WHIMIS 2015 online training course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

Topics Covered:

Upon successful completion of the WHMIS 2015 online training course, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Physical and health hazards
  • Precautionary measures to protect your health and safety
  • How to choose appropriate personal protective equipment
  • WHMIS 2015 hazard classifications
  • Hazard and safety information found on WHMIS 2015 labels
  • WHMIS 2015 symbols and pictograms
  • Information contained on safety data sheets
  • Worker rights and employer responsibilities under WHMIS 2015
  • The importance of education and training
Online Ground Disturbance for Supervisors 201

Course Overview

This online Ground Disturbance for Supervisors 201 training course is endorsed by the Alberta Common Ground Alliance. It is designed for planners, managers, supervisors, and employees who are or will be required to develop, plan, and implement any kind of ground disturbance.

Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Identify and define ground disturbance
  • Describe the hazards of ground disturbance
  • Decide what permits and agreements will be required
  • Describe how to locate and identify underground facilities
  • Describe regulations associated with ground disturbance
  • Describe the responsibilities for owners and ground disturbers
  • Describe safety requirements

This Ground Disturbance for Supervisors course contains the same course content as a classroom delivered Ground Disturbance 201 course, and has been endorsed by the Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA).

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Course Topics:

Module 1 – Definition, Words, and Terms
Module 2 – Regulations and Responsibilities
Module 3 – Approvals, Permits, and Agreements
Module 4 – Ground Disturbance Planning
Module 5 – Stages of Ground Disturbance
Module 6 – Underground Facility Contact

Course Duration:

Approximately 5 hours

Course Assessment:

Testing conducted throughout this online Ground Disturbance for Supervisors course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Print materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.

Certificate of Completion:

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. The certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date indicated on the certificate.

Topics Covered:

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Pre-lift hazard assessments
  • Owner, operator, and supervisor responsibilities
  • Wire rope construction
  • Safety factors and safe working load limits
  • Rope and sling inspections
  • Hoist line installation procedures
  • Types of rigging hitches
  • Determining sling types, sizes, and configurations using sling capacity charts
  • D/d ratios
  • Sling centre of gravity
  • Rigging hardware
  • Hoist and crane hand signals
Online Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Course Description:

This course covers information relevant to the legal transportation of dangerous goods in Canada. By the end of this course, learners should understand the regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods on Canadian roadways, classifications of dangerous goods, TDG symbols on placards and labels, TDG documentation requirements, and emergency response requirements in the event of a dangerous goods spill or release.

Course Duration:

Approximately 2.5 hours.

Assessment:

Testing conducted throughout this course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.

Certificate of Completion:

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. A certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date indicated on the certificate if there is no change in employer.

Topics Covered:

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:

  • Introduction to Canada’s TDG Program
  • Federal legislation governing the transportation of dangerous goods
  • TDG Training and TDG certification requirements
  • Classification of dangerous goods
  • UN numbers and placards
  • Labeling requirements
  • Packaging products
  • Vessel requirements
  • Documentation requirements
  • Emergency response assistance plans (ERAP)
Online Bear Awareness

Course Description:

This online Bear Awareness training program covers information relevant to individuals who spend time working, hunting, or enjoying recreational activities in bear country. The information in this course will help you to become more knowledgeable about your surroundings and prepare you to handle a situation where bears may pose a hazard.

Course Duration:

Approximately 60 minutes

Assessment:

Testing conducted throughout this online Bear Awareness course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials for this course can be accessed online.

Certificate of Completion:

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

Topics Covered:

Chapter 1: General Characteristics of Bears
Chapter 2: The Difference Between Black Bears and Grizzly Bears
Chapter 3: Bear Country Activities
Chapter 4: Bear Confrontations

Special Oilwell Operators

Duration: 8 hours
Application Forms must be submitted 21 days prior to exam date (click below to print the form):
Special Oil Well Application Form (SOW)

This is a non-standardized certificate of competency issued by Alberta. It certifies the operator to operate transportable power plants, with capacity up to 1000 kW, at drilling sites. This in not a site specific certificate. The certificate is subject to the annual renewal fee.

Requirements for this certificate are:

Government issued photo I.D is required for the exam

Exam Qualifications:

obtained 6 months’ experience in an installation that involves a boiler or boilers operating as part of a transportable power plant at a drilling or hydrocarbon production site, or successfully completed a vocational course in boiler operation satisfactory to the administrator.

Exam Instructions:

A Special Oilwell Operator’s Certificate of Competency examination must consist of questions relating to the subjects contained in the current reference syllabus established by the Administrator for the Special Oilwell Operator’s Certificate of Competency examination. The exam consists of one (1) examination paper with 100 multiple-choice questions, 3 hours duration.
To pass a Special Oilwell Operator’s Certificate of Competency examination, a candidate must obtain at least 65% of the total marks allotted for the examination.

Detailed information in regard to this examination can be found in the Special Oilwell Reference Syllabus(AB-56)

Special Boiler Operators

Duration: 8 hours
Application Forms must be submitted 21 days prior to the exam date (click below to print the form):
Special Boiler Operator Application Form (SBO)

This is a non-standardized certificate of competency issued by Alberta. It is a site-specific certificate of competency that certifies the operator to supervise a power plant of a capacity not exceeding 250 kW.
It is important to note that a person who has earned this certificate is eligible to operate the boiler at one specific site only. Currently, this certificate of competency is not subject to annual renewal.

Requirements for this certificate are:

Government issued Photo I.D is required for the exam

Exam Qualifications:

To qualify to take a Special Boiler Operator’s Certificate of Competency examination, a candidate must currently be employed in the operation of a power plant that has a capacity not exceeding 250 kW.

Exam Instructions:

A Special Boiler Operator’s Certificate of Competency examination consists of questions relating to the subjects contained in the current reference syllabus established by the Administrator for the Special Boiler Operator’s Certificate of Competency examination.
The examination consists of one (1) examination paper with 50 multiple-choice questions, 1.5 hours duration.
To pass a Special Boiler Operator’s Certificate of Competency examination, a candidate must receive at least 65% of the total marks allotted for the examination.

Detailed information in regard to this examination can be found in the Special Boiler Operator Reference Syllabus (AB-57).

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