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Our full training list, as below, outlines all courses currently offered at CSAM and what each course entails. If you are looking to complete training for COR™, SECOR™, NCSO™, and/or NHSA™, icons in the course descriptions indicate required courses for the respective programs. 

To view the full list of training dates, including registration, visit our Training Dates page. If you don’t see any dates for the course you’re looking for, or if you have a group of employees you would like to train privately, you can request training by completing our request form.

CSAM adheres to rigorous hygiene protocols in our training rooms, and requests that any registered participants stay home and seek medical attention if they feel unwell or are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. CSAM will provide a full refund to anyone who cancels a course because they feel unwell. Please note that otherwise, the Construction Safety Association of Manitoba has a two-day cancellation policy. No-shows will be accountable for the full cost of the course and will have to re-register. Classes cancelled within the two-day notice period will be eligible to receive a full refund.

CSAM’s Construction Education Centre is compliant with The Accessibility for Manitobans Act.

Confined Space Entry and Entry Rescue

Course Length: Two days (16 hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $260, Associate Members – $320, Non-Industry – $375

  

This program is based on the requirements of provincial legislation and competencies within NFPA 1006. The Confined Space Entry session thoroughly covers competencies required by those who intend to enter confined spaces as part of their work duties. The second day of training adds the responsibilities for standby workers and methods of non-entry rescue.

Further information

Course Content

Day 1 (Eight Hours)

  • Definitions of a confined space and hazardous confined space and examples
  • Provincial legislation, CSA Z1006, NFPA 1006
  • Case studies
  • Hazards of confined spaces
  • Safe work procedures and entry permits
  • Atmospheric monitoring and calibration
  • Ventilation
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Respiratory protection
  • Rescue requirements

Day 2 (Eight Hours)

Entry rescue (non-hazardous):

  • What is an emergency
  • Rescue and CSA z1006
  • Rescue roles
  • Rescue PPE and equipment
  • Victim removal
  • Ropes and rigging
  • Haul systems
  • Emergency response plans
  • Victim care

The passing mark on both the written test and practical evaluations is 80 per cent.

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Oct 28, 2020 Confined Space Entry and Entry Rescue
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Winnipeg 2 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours
Associate Member: $320.00
Member: $260.00
Non-Member: $375.00

Nov 19, 2020 Confined Space Entry and Entry Rescue
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Winnipeg 12 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

First Aider I/CPR

Course Length: One day (eight hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $85, Associate Members – $120, Non-Industry – $160

    

This course focuses on dealing with sudden life threatening emergencies by activating EMS and providing on-site first aid until help arrives. Participants will learn to think, react, and improvise in emergency situations.

First Aider I/CPR is an Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) program provided locally by Heartbeat Inc. All participants will receive a wallet-sized card as certification of training upon successful completion.

Further information

Course Content

  • Emergency action principles and the emergency medical services system
  • Legal aspects, (GSA) and preventing disease transmission
  • Primary survey through to recovery position
  • Bleeding management and shock, minor/major injury treatments
  • Head and spine injury protocols and response
  • Sudden medical emergencies, asthma, anaphylaxis, epilepsy, and diabetic
  • Heart attack and stroke risk factors, signs, and symptoms
  • Airway and breathing emergencies, choking management
  • Cardiovascular emergencies – CPR/AED (automated external defibrillation)
  • Secondary survey

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Oct 21, 2020 First Aider I/CPR
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Winnipeg 5 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours
Associate Member: $120.00
Member: $85.00
Non-Member: $160.00

Nov 30, 2020 First Aider I/CPR
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Winnipeg 15 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

First Aider II/CPR

Course Length: Two days (16 hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $115, Associate Members – $155, Non-Industry – $200

This course contains all content and skill sets from the First Aider I/CPR course, which focuses on dealing with sudden life threatening emergencies by activating EMS and providing on-site first aid until help arrives. First Aider II/CPR adds to this content by training participants in emergencies that require transport and problems requiring longer term care.

First Aider II/CPR is an Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) program provided locally by Heartbeat Inc. All participants will receive a wallet-sized card as certification of training upon successful completion.

Further information

Course Content

DAY 1 (Eight Hours):

  • Emergency action principles and the emergency medical services system
  • Legal aspects, (GSA) and preventing disease transmission
  • Primary survey through to recovery position
  • Bleeding management and shock, minor/major injury treatments
  • Head and spine injury protocols and response
  • Sudden medical emergencies, asthma, anaphylaxis, epilepsy and diabetic
  • Heart attack and stroke, risk factors, signs, and symptoms
  • Airway and breathing emergencies, choking management
  • Cardiovascular emergencies – CPR/AED (automated external defibrillation)
  • Secondary survey

DAY 2 (Eight Hours):

  • Scene management flowchart and casualty assessment flowchart
  • Advanced secondary assessment
  • Dealing with amputations and avulsions
  • Head and spine injury protocols, assessment, and treatments
  • Chest and abdominal injuries including eviscerations
  • Bone, muscle, and joint injuries and treatments
  • Burn types, (thermal, chemical, electrical) and treatments
  • Advanced recovery position
  • Environmental emergencies, heat- and cold-related emergencies
  • Poisoning emergencies, ingested and absorbed
  • Emergency rescue moves and triage flowchart

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Flagperson

Course Length: One day (eight hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $60, Associate Members – $85, Non-Industry – $160

This workshop meets the requirements of workplace safety and health legislation and is intended for workers with limited or no previous experience as flagpersons, or as the re-certification of a current flagperson. The course will provide information on employer and worker responsibilities while equipping trainees with practical procedures to control traffic. This includes safe flagging, positioning, and tools to communicate effectively with workers and the general public on Manitoba roadways. The training consists of a classroom theory portion as well as a practical portion. There are two tests, written and practical, that each must be successfully passed as a requirement to be a flagperson.

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Oct 20, 2020 Flagperson
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Winnipeg 10 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours
Associate Member: $85.00
Member: $60.00
Non-Member: $160.00

Ground Disturbance

CSAM currently doesn’t offer a ground disturbance course, but if you’re looking for training on the subject, we’re happy to direct you to eCompliance.com, where they offer an online ground disturbance training course for supervisors.

Hazard Identification and Risk Control

Course Length: One day (eight hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $60, Associate Members – $85, Non-Industry – $160

  

This course is for any participant who may be required to identify and control hazards in a work environment. This interactive course is divided into three sections: hazard identification, risk assessment, and risk control. Participants will learn how to identify site specific hazards for assessments and inspections, how to communicate those hazards to the crew and how to control the hazards. There will be examples of different control measures such as elimination, substitution, and engineering, and focus on safe job procedures.

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Nov 27, 2020 Hazard Identification and Risk Control
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Winnipeg 9 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours
Associate Member: $85.00
Member: $60.00
Non-Member: $160.00

Hearing Conservation and Sound Monitoring

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $30, Associate Members – $45, Non-Industry – $80

Workplace safety and health legislation addresses problems relating to occupational noise-induced hearing loss. Depending on the level of noise your employees are exposed to, the legislation imposed a legal duty on the employer to implement education, surveillance, and noise control procedures. Participants are trained in the importance of selecting the right type, fit, and proper use of hearing protection for the particular job they are doing.

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Leadership for Safety Excellence

Course Length: Two days (16 hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $120, Associate Members – $170, Non-Industry – $320

      

This two-day course is designed to enable managers and supervisors to integrate health and safety into their everyday planning and make them a daily part of their supervisory function. Communication skills are emphasized and practiced in this course.

Further information

Course Content

The course is divided into four half-day modules supported by lectures, manuals, workshops, and regulatory information.

Supervisor’s Role

  • Understanding the importance of the supervisor’s role
  • Implementation and maintenance of the company safety program
  • Manager, supervisor, and worker responsibilities
  • Corporate culture
  • Lead by example
  • Legal duties and responsibilities

Inspections

  • Purpose and types of inspections
  • How to conduct an inspection
  • Prioritization of hazards and concerns
  • How to interpret, document, and develop recommendations
  • Selling recommendations to workers and management

Investigations

  • Reasons for investigations
  • When to investigate
  • Effective guidelines to follow in preparation, conducting, and reporting
  • Legislative requirements
  • Follow up
  • Selling recommendations to workers and management

Training

  • Reason for training
  • New worker orientation
  • Workplace safety and health committee members
  • Toolbox safety meetings
  • Planning and conducting training sessions

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Sep 29, 2020 Leadership for Safety Excellence
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Brandon 4 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours
Associate Member: $170.00
Member: $120.00
Non-Member: $320.00

Sep 29, 2020 Leadership for Safety Excellence
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Winnipeg 2 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

Oct 26, 2020 Leadership for Safety Excellence
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Winnipeg 13 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

Oct 27, 2020 Leadership for Safety Excellence
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Brandon 8 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

Nov 17, 2020 Leadership for Safety Excellence
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Winnipeg 7 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

Dec 01, 2020 Leadership for Safety Excellence
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Brandon 8 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

Dec 02, 2020 Leadership for Safety Excellence
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Winnipeg 20 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

Legislation 101

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $30, Associate Members – $45, Non-Industry – $80

This is a half-day course designed to give participants a solid understanding of Manitoba’s workplace safety and health legislation. Attend this presentation for the practical interpretation of the workplace law and how it affects your company.

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Nov 24, 2020 Legislation 101
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Winnipeg 6 Register

Duration: 4.0 hours
Associate Member: $45.00
Member: $30.00
Non-Member: $80.00

Lockout/Tagout

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $30, Associate Members – $45, Non-Industry – $80

If machinery could unexpectedly activate or if the unexpected release of an energy source could cause injury, the energy source must be isolated and controlled. This is done through a lockout/tagout procedure. Upon the successful completion of the course, participants will be qualified to develop a company-approved lockout/tagout procedure. Lockout/tagout is a critical task for which workplace safety and health legislation requires an employer to develop a safe work procedure. Lockout/tagout systems are not only used when dealing with electricity, but also for hydraulic, pneumatic, steam, and other systems. Employee training in your company’s lockout/tagout system is essential.

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Manual Material Handling

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost:

This course combines theoretical and practical learning. Participants will get a better understanding of how back injuries and other injuries develop, and how safe movement patterns can prevent them. A significant part of the course will be hands-on, practicing a variety of safe movements in various manual materials handling scenarios.

Please note that CSA-approved safety footwear is required to be worn during the practical component of this training course.

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Prime Contractors Responsibilities

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $30, Associate Members – $45, Non-Industry – $80

   

***We recommend that you bring a current copy of the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act and Regulation to highlight and reference information. A classroom copy will be provided for in-class use only.***

WSH legislation requires a prime contractor to be designated on all construction projects where more than one employer or self-employed person(s) are involved in work on site at the same time. The prime contractor is granted overall responsibility to ensure compliance with WSH regulations at the work site. Work site activities need to be coordinated so that the work of one employer does not create unsafe conditions for the workers of another employer on the site. The course will focus on providing companies with effective guidelines to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities. This course will examine a prime contractor’s legislated requirements and focus on developing practical methods to meet these requirements.

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Nov 23, 2020 Prime Contractors Responsibilities
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Winnipeg 12 Register

Duration: 4.0 hours
Associate Member: $45.00
Member: $30.00
Non-Member: $80.00

Principles of Safety Management

Course Length: One day (eight hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $200, Associate Members – $300, Non-Industry – $525

       

The Principles of Safety Management course is designed for the management personnel responsible to develop an effective safety and health program. The course provides practical tools and resources necessary to effectively manage safety within their company. When participants have completed the course, they will have the knowledge and resources to build and implement a safety and health program.

Further information

Every company should have a safety and health program to meet legal requirements, satisfy moral obligations and earn financial benefits. In the Principles of Safety Management course, you will learn a systematic, organized approach to reducing the human and financial costs of job site incidents. Course content revolves around the actual integration of policies, practices, and procedures you need to manage safety within your companies — consistent with the nationally recognized standards of COR™ Certification.

Course Content

  • Safety and health policy (and responsibilities)
  • Hazard assessment
  • Safe work practices
  • Safe job procedures
  • Company rules
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Preventative maintenance program
  • Training and communication
  • Inspections
  • Investigations and reporting
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Statistics and records
  • Legislation

Along with these elements will be a Manitoba Supplement section that focuses on specific provincial regulatory compliance issues and provincial safety program directives.

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Oct 01, 2020 Principles of Safety Management
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Winnipeg 4 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours
Associate Member: $300.00
Member: $200.00
Non-Member: $525.00

Oct 20, 2020 Principles of Safety Management
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Brandon 8 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

Nov 02, 2020 Principles of Safety Management
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Winnipeg 19 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

Nov 24, 2020 Principles of Safety Management
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Brandon 8 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

Dec 01, 2020 Principles of Safety Management
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Winnipeg 22 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

Rigging Basics

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $30, Associate Members – $45, Non-Industry – $80

This course is designed for anyone working in the construction or fabrication industry or anyone who works with cranes roof hoists, overhead cranes, tower cranes, or mobile cranes. This course emphasizes the importance of following the Workplace Safety and Health Regulation and provides basic knowledge of the types of slings used, inspections of equipment, and how to hook up loads properly when working with rigging equipment.

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Safety Administration

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $30, Associate Members – $45, Non-Industry – $80

   

This half-day course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage and monitor a safety and health management system. This course will focus on the organization and maintenance of safety program documentation and how to implement and maintain a continuous improvement cycle.

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Nov 23, 2020 Safety Administration
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Winnipeg 15 Register

Duration: 4.0 hours
Associate Member: $45.00
Member: $30.00
Non-Member: $80.00

Safety Auditor

Course Length: Two days (16 hours)
Prerequisites: Principles of Safety Management
Cost: Members – $120, Associate Members – $170, Non-Industry – $320

       

Safety Auditor is a two-day course designed for individuals who will be evaluating the effectiveness of a company’s safety and health management system. Participants will be shown how to assess the current state of an organization’s safety and health program against the Certificate of Recognition (COR™) and Small Employer Certificate of Recognition (SECOR™) standards to identify specific areas of improvement.

Further information

Participants will learn the simplicity of the audit and how to use standardized forms. Also, they will gain experience working with the three verification techniques to assist in the conclusion: documentation, observation, and interviews.

Course Content

  • Introduction (course objectives)
  • Auditor and the audit process
  • Effective communications
  • Report building
  • Legislation review
  • Workshop audit (classroom) – students must complete a company’s self-audit before receiving registered auditor certification
  • Close out meeting of workshop audit

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Oct 14, 2020 Safety Auditor
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Winnipeg 9 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours
Associate Member: $170.00
Member: $120.00
Non-Member: $320.00

Oct 21, 2020 Safety Auditor
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Brandon 8 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

Nov 04, 2020 Safety Auditor
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Winnipeg 13 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

Nov 25, 2020 Safety Auditor
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Brandon 8 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

Dec 08, 2020 Safety Auditor
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Winnipeg 22 Register

Duration: 16.0 hours

Safety Rep. Awareness

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $30, Associate Members – $45, Non-Industry – $80

***We recommend that you bring a current copy of the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act and Regulation to highlight and reference information. A classroom copy will be provided for in class use only.***

Legally, every employer on every job site must have at minimum a designated safety representative and/or a safety committee familiar with their legal duties and responsibilities.

This course is specifically tailored to the roles of the site worker safety representatives and committee members. Learn the guidelines and practical solutions to dealing with your legislated responsibilities for safety and health concerns on the job site and within your company.

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Oct 02, 2020 Safety Rep. Awareness
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Winnipeg FULL

Duration: 4.0 hours
Associate Member: $45.00
Member: $30.00
Non-Member: $80.00

Nov 24, 2020 Safety Rep. Awareness
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Winnipeg 5 Register

Duration: 4.0 hours

Train the Trainer

Course Length: One day (eight hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $60, Associate Members – $85, Non-Industry – $160

       

Train the Trainer provides a comprehensive overview of adult-learning principles for leaders and persons responsible for giving toolbox talks or holding safety meetings. Participants will learn tips on how to engage an adult audience for the purposes of communication safety information at a site level and will practice presentation development and instruction skills using a toolbox talk format.

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Oct 01, 2020 Train the Trainer
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Brandon 6 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours
Associate Member: $85.00
Member: $60.00
Non-Member: $160.00

Oct 08, 2020 Train the Trainer
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Winnipeg 8 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

Oct 29, 2020 Train the Trainer
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Brandon 8 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

Nov 16, 2020 Train the Trainer
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Winnipeg 14 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

Dec 03, 2020 Train the Trainer
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Brandon 8 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

Dec 15, 2020 Train the Trainer
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Winnipeg 20 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $30, Associate Members – $45, Non-Industry – $80

Training under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Clear Language Legislation is required for all who transport or handle dangerous goods. Learn to interpret and apply the Regulations, including provisions for: classification, scheduling, safety marks, documentation, packaging, reporting, protective equipment and safe handling.

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WCB 101

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $30, Associate Members – $45, Non-Industry – $80

   

This half-day course will provide participants with a general understanding of the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba system and its relationship with the construction industry.

The participant will be provided with some general insight into the claims process and rate setting, allowing them to decide how their role may be impacted.

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Nov 26, 2020 WCB 101
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Winnipeg 7 Register

Duration: 4.0 hours
Associate Member: $30.00
Member: $30.00
Non-Member: $30.00

WHMIS 2015

Course Length: Half-day (four hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $30, Associate Members – $45, Non-Industry – $80

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System 2015 (WHMIS 2015) is a globally harmonized communication system dealing with controlled products and includes three main components: labels, safety data sheets (SDS), and worker education. WHMIS 2015 provides employers and workers with information about the controlled products they work with on the job, or will be in the proximity of, within the workplace.

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Oct 06, 2020 WHMIS 2015
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Brandon 8 Register

Duration: 4.0 hours
Associate Member: $45.00
Member: $30.00
Non-Member: $80.00

Nov 09, 2020 WHMIS 2015
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Winnipeg 12 Register

Duration: 4.0 hours

Dec 04, 2020 WHMIS 2015
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Brandon 8 Register

Duration: 4.0 hours

The Construction Safety Association of Manitoba offers Youth WHMIS free of charge. To login as a student or teacher, please visit http://youthwhmis.constructionsafety.ca.

Working at Heights Training - Manitoba

Course Length: One day (eight hours)
Prerequisites: None
Cost: Members – $130, Associate Members – $160, Non-Industry – $190

The Working at Heights training program is designed to support consistent and quality training for workers in the province of Manitoba, with respect to core competencies required for working at heights. The Working at Heights course is built around the developed standard and can be customized to address the specific hazards of a sector, including common equipment and machinery used within that sector. This course is structured as a modular format that allows core theory training to be completed separately from practical training elements.

Further information

Theoretical Course Content:

  • Rights and responsibilities related to working at heights under the rights and responsibilities for workers and employees
  • General hazard recognition for working at heights
  • Hierarchy of controls
  • Safety procedures for warning methods and physical barriers
  • Safety procedures for ladders and similar equipment
  • An introduction to personal fall protection equipment

Practical Course Content:

  • Barriers and safety nets
  • Personal fall protection equipment
  • Anchor points
  • Work positioning systems, work access, and platforms
  • Rescue planning

The passing mark on both the written test and practical evaluations is 80 per cent.

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Sep 28, 2020 Working at Heights Training - Manitoba
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Winnipeg 3 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours
Associate Member: $160.00
Member: $130.00
Non-Member: $190.00

Oct 22, 2020 Working at Heights Training - Manitoba
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Winnipeg 8 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours

Nov 03, 2020 Working at Heights Training - Manitoba
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Winnipeg 13 Register

Duration: 8.0 hours