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Online Training Courses

We know your schedule might be hectic, so we’ve got your back… with online training options. You can access and interact with our courses anywhere, at anytime, on your computer. We blend video, high-end graphics, real-life situations and online testing to deliver the info you need in a format that’s a lot more exciting than reading a textbook.

Take a look at our course list and descriptions below. To access our online training courses, click here. When you pass the final course test with 70 per cent or higher, you’ll receive a certificate of awareness to verify your successful completion.

Train today to save your company time and money and increase trainee retention and production.

Cost per course: $26.25 ($25.00 + GST)

  • You will have 90 days to complete the course.
  • Passing mark is 70 per cent. You will have three attempts at the final test until it will be disabled and the course will need to be re-purchased.
  • If you would like to refresh training or retake a course once you’ve completed it, you will need to re-purchase the course.
  • Once an online training course has been purchased, there are NO REFUNDS or switching courses.

PLEASE NOTE: Online user accounts will remain online and be accessible for two years. After two years all profiles will be deleted and no longer accessible. Once deleted, to complete more training, you will need to recreate a new user profile. After the two years if you need training records you will need to contact the office of CSAM and we will be able to provide you with records of completed courses.

** The Construction Safety Association of Manitoba always suggests printing off the certificate at the time of completion for your records.**

Available Online Courses

Currently, we offer more than 30 courses online:

  • Aerial LiftFor certification this course must be combined with a practical evaluation.
    Raise safety awareness with this course. It trains workers on the ins and outs of aerial lift operation: types, design, hazards, maintenance, and safety. The course examines the visual inspection process, the physics of stability, the role of gravity, and the use of outriggers, stabilizers, and extendable axles.

  • Arc Flash: Live to Tell
    In the extreme temperatures of an arc flash blast metal vaporizes. The sound can reach 160 decibels causing permanent severe hearing damage. This program will bring you and your workers up to speed on the 2009 version of the NFPA70E. Get information on arc flash prevention, achieving an electrically safe work condition, qualified and unqualified persons, job planning, and hazard analysis.

  • Asbestos: Do Not Disturb
    Asbestos can be found in thousands of homes and workplaces across the country. In general, asbestos-containing materials can be safe to work around as long as the materials are in good condition and are not disturbed. However, when asbestos-containing materials are disturbed or become damaged, they can be a serious health hazard. Exposure can lead to asbestosis, mesothelioma, lung cancer, and other medical problems.Asbestos: Do Not Disturb discusses potential health problems, describes how one can be exposed to asbestos, how to prevent exposure, and what to do if you think asbestos has been released into the air.

  • Asbestos Awareness: Understanding The Risks
    Increase your employees’ familiarity with the types and uses of asbestos, as well as safety practices to help prevent health risks. The program covers a variety of precaution measures and helps you comply with OSHA’s Asbestos Standard.

  • Back Safety
    Year after year, back injuries are one of the leading causes of on-the-job injuries. Help your employees protect their backs with the information presented in this course.

  • Confined Space – This course must be combined with a practical training component and evaluation.
    Confined spaces are not just challenging work environments — they also pose a serious threat to safety. It is important to be aware of the hazards in such spaces and be proactive about containing them.This course educates employees on confined spaces and how to operate safely within such environments. It discusses the criteria, characteristics, and key industry statistics of confined spaces. The program explains the hazards of confined spaces, and how to detect and control them to ensure personal safety. It also outlines the training, roles, and responsibilities of various members of the entry team and what emergency and rescue planning entails.

  • Confined Space Entry: Plan and Prepare This course must be combined with a practical training component and evaluation.
    Show your employees why it is vital to follow procedure when working in a confined space. Every year, numerous injuries and fatalities occur in confined spaces. Often, these spaces seem safe or even harmless — but looks can be deceiving. This course will help your employees understand what a confined space is, the hazards associated with it and the steps to follow to maintain a safe work environment.

  • Crane Inspection
    Show employees how to conduct and/prepare for daily, monthly, or annual inspections. This course covers roles and responsibilities, post-inspection, logs, and corrective measures.

  • Contractor Safety: It’s Everybody’s Business
    Fire prevention, fall arrest, HAZMAT, confined spaces — get an overview of these and other safety issues with this course. Inform your employees of their and your responsibilities, train them to be alert to the myriad of dangers and teach them the dos and don’ts for various working scenarios to ensure everyone’s safety.

  • Distracted Driving: Rewind
    In this course we’ll review the common causes of distracted driving and the reasons to drive without distraction. It also explains the myths surrounding multitasking while driving and lists the safety checks for performing pre-ride inspection.

  • Diversity and Inclusion: Unleashing Innovation
    Diversity refers to the mix of different races, genders, ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Inclusion pertains to the extent at which this variety is welcomed at every level of the organization. Its opposite — exclusion — can hurt morale and productivity.Inspire employees to transcend stereotypes, value differences, and create a respectful workplace. Featuring several clips, this program discusses the three concepts — diversity, inclusion, and exclusion — and shows how diversity and inclusion boost productivity, innovation, and morale.

  • Electrical Safety
    Show your employees how to keep themselves safe when working with electricity.

  • Forklifts: Inspect, Recharge, and RefuelFor certification this course must be combined with a practical evaluation.
    Performing the job safely on a forklift not only requires lifting, lowering, and travelling safely, but also inspecting your forklift before every shift and knowing the correct procedures for refueling and recharging. Go beyond operational forklift training to give employees an in-depth look at forklift inspections, recharging a forklift batter and refueling a gas, diesel, or LPG engine.

  • Forklifts: Understanding the Risks For certification this course must be combined with a practical evaluation.
    Forklifts: Understanding The Risks describes the common hazards of operating forklifts. It reviews the importance of understanding how to correctly operate forklifts, factors that can lead to incidents, and the importance of inspecting vehicles before and during operation.

  • Heat Stress – Help employees recognize the symptoms of heat illnesses and know what actions to take and what treatments to seek for each.
  • Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S): A Matter of Life or Death  This course must be combined with a practical training component and evaluation.Hydrogen sulfide is a poisonous gas, fatal if inhaled in high concentrations. This course will help participants understand the potential risks and give them important information on safe work practices.

  • Hydrogen Sulfide: Detect and DefendThis course must be combined with a practical training component and evaluation.
    Hydrogen Sulfide: Detect and Defend identifies the dangers of hydrogen sulfide and shows employees how to defend themselves against the hazards of exposure. The course describes how hydrogen sulfide is produced, its chemical properties, and how to respond to its health and safety hazards. Hazard prevention strategies are identified, and finally, the course shows participants how to avoid exposure by using personal protective equipment.

  • Hazard Recognition and Control
    This course will help you to recognize workplace hazards and control them before they become accidents. It examines how to identify unsafe conditions and acts that can lead to accidents. It also discusses some scenarios to give you a chance to put these hazard recognition and control techniques into practice.

  • Hearing Protection
    This course gives participants an overview of permissible noise levels, proper PPE, and the elements of a hearing protection program.

  • Incident Investigation: Getting Started
    This course helps to understand the importance of conducting an incident investigation. It discusses the benefits of incident investigation. The course explains the roles and responsibilities of the managers in investigating incidents. It briefly explains the eight-step process to conduct a thorough incident investigation. It also explains the first step — making initial response and report — in the eight-step process.

  • Indoor Cranes
    Help protect employees from the hazards of crane work. The program shows the dos and don’ts of inspections, testing, rigging, and operations.

  • It’s About Respect II
    Discrimination and disrespect do not simply manifest in blatant racism or outright ridicule. They can happen even in the most ordinary circumstances, sometimes without us meaning to.This course looks at four examples of workplace discrimination: two cases of ridiculing colleagues because of their religion and gender, and two less obvious, yet no less harmful, scenarios: sidelining a pregnant woman even if she is fit to work, and interrupting a coworker during conversations and excluding them from the team.

  • Leadership: Five Keys to Success
    Leadership entails nuances and skills that vary from field to field, but by talking to real-life managers, employees, and experts on the subject, one can distill the essence of good leadership.Explore the five skills of great leaders with Leadership: Five Keys to Success. Featuring conversations with real-life leaders, the program helps managers — experienced or newly promoted.

  • Lockout/Tagout
    This course fosters awareness of the sources of energy we work with, the dangers of those energies, and the
    systems in place to prevent potential issues. It also covers the five main causes of preventable injuries and
    the seven-step lockout/tagout procedure.

  • Lockout/Tagout: Make No Mistake
    In this program we’ll identify the seven steps to avoid fatal mistakes and the right way to complete each one. These are the lifesaving steps of lockout/tagout, your road map to safety. We will describe safe practices for controlling hazardous energy as well as the different forms of energy and why it’s so crucial to control all forms of power. We will also identify the steps in lockout/tagout and the limitations of using tagout only in your company.

  • Mold Awareness
    Help employees understand how, where, and why mold spreads, and recognize signs of mold growth, while preventing mold exposure through housekeeping.

  • Personal Fall Protection for ConstructionThis course must be combined with a practical training component and evaluation.
    More deaths still result because of falls. Harness the vital knowledge to reach higher and tighter precautions. Keep your employees safe up with this program.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): The Right Choice!
    Personal Protective Equipment: The Right Choice! acknowledges that people have different reasons for not wanting to wear PPE. The course makes it clear that wearing PPE reduces or eliminates injuries. The responsibilities of the employer and the employee are covered, including the worker’s responsibility to wear the right PPE and wear it correctly. The different types of PPE available are explained, including head, eye and face, hearing, respiratory, hand and arm, leg and foot, and body protection.

  • Personal Protective Equipment
    This course shows employees the proper PPE to use for the various hazards they may face in their workplace. It discusses the responsibilities of both the employer and the employee for wearing, maintaining, and replacing appropriate PPE for specific tasks.

  • PPE: Inspect and Respect
    As you know, legislation requires that employers help protect employees from workplace hazards through engineering controls, hazard assessments, and by providing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). But the responsibility doesn’t lie with just the employer.This course helps heighten employee awareness of the importance of PPE and shares information on the types of PPE and how to properly inspect and care for it.

  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
    This course gives participants and overview of fire safety. It will employees identify the five major types of fires; the appropriate extinguisher for each type of fire; the R.A.C.E. and P.A.S.S. methods; housekeeping; and electrical safety.

  • Powered Hand Tools: Safety is in Your Hands
    This course will show employees how to protect themselves from powered hand tools as well as basic tool safety precautions. Powered hand tools are useful, but without the proper safety precautions, they can be a dangerous on the job hazard. That is why it is important to remember that with powered hand tools, safety is in your employees’ hands.

  • Respirator Safety
    Protect employees from atmospheric hazards with this course, which discusses the different types of respirators; medical evaluation and fit testing; and the procedures for proper care, cleaning, and maintenance of a respirator.

  • Rigging: Equipment Basics
    Learn the basics of rigging: equipment ratings, slings, hitches, wire ropes, web slings, rigging process, and attachments like shackles and eyebolts. The course takes your employees through rigging procedures, offering safety advice every step of the way.

  • Rigging Operations
    If you’re at a loss as to how to plan your rigging operations, then this course is for you. It’s a step-by-step guide that examines the ins and outs of the process. Train your workers on equipment requirements, load characteristics, and environmental factors. Ensure that they follow inspection procedures and heed safety advice on load lifting and equipment maintenance. This course also discusses the rigging plan, equipment requirements, environmental factors, and safe lift preparation.

  • Roadway Worker Safety: In The Zone
    This course focuses on crucial safety issues for workers whose job may require them to be in close proximity to passing traffic. The course discusses common risks these workers face and outlines ways to avoid injuries.

  • Scaffold Safety
    This course covers the basics of scaffold safety. Upon completion of this course, students should be able to recognize scaffold hazards, understand the hazards associated with various types of scaffolds, how to control those hazards, and how to use scaffolds properly. Students will also learn safe assembly and inspection of scaffolds, how to avoid scaffold damage, and how to follow safe work practices.

  • Scissor and Boom Lift Safety
    Train lift operators and help protect employees. The program tackles hazards, pre-operation inspections, work zone safety, and operational dos and don’ts.

  • Stairways and Ladders: A Safe Step
    This course explains stairway hazard identification, proper ladder use and selection, and climbing fixed ladders. By using real-life scenarios, this course will provide an impactful training experience.

  • Stationary Scaffolds in Construction
    Hammer home the importance of and train your employees on proper scaffold use with this course. Give them the training to help identify hazards, inspect scaffolds, handle materials, and apply safe work practices to keep scaffold work safe and their colleagues alive.

  • Strains and Sprains
    Most people will experience strains and sprains at one point or another. Avoiding risky behavior and engaging in safe work practices are ways to actively sidestep the pain from these all too common injuries. This course helps increase employees’ knowledge of strains and sprains, their differences, and how to treat them.

  • Supervisor on the Scene: Communication
    This course will show supervisors the four simple principles of effective communication: plan, select, deliver, and respond. The course describes the importance of clear and effective supervisor-related communication by using the four steps of communication.

  • Supervisor on the Scene: Conflict Resolution
    This course gives supervisors a solid grounding on conflict management that helps them to recognize the conflict, manage the conflict, and resolve the conflict.

  • TDG – Transportation of Dangerous Goods
    This is an awareness course for the transportation of dangerous goods.

  • Time Management: Planning for Success
  • Pressed for time and urged to be more productive than ever, 24 hours in a day does not seem enough for many people. Even so, it is how we use those hours that largely determines our success at work.Help employees work smart, plan better, get organized, and be more productive with Time Management: Planning for Success. The program explains time management measures and helps participants avoid time wasters and understand the causes of poor time management.

  • Trenching and Shoring
    This course covers the basics of trench safety. Upon completion, students should be able to understand what a trench is; how to classify soil types; how to make a trench safe; the proper use of benching, sloping, and trench boxes; and what to do in case of an emergency

  • Walking and Working Surfaces
    This course helps train your workers to be alert to changes in surface conditions, particularly in ramps and scaffolds. It briefly explains the physics of balance and traction and shows how your employees can keep both. The course also lists dos and don’ts for the different types of ramps and scaffolds, explains the nature of the leading edge, and cites various fall-arrest systems such as guardrails and safety nets.

  • Welding Safety
    This course is designed to increase participants’ knowledge of welding safety. The course identifies hazards with welding and identifies specific lines of defense for protection against hazards. It also describes how to wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and how to work safely before, during, and after welding activities.

  • WHMIS: In Sync with GHS (Global Harmonized System)
    What is the Globally Harmonized System (GHS)? GHS stands for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. GHS defines and classifies the hazards of chemical products, and communicates health and safety information on labels and safety data sheets.

  • Winter Safety
    Help protect your workers from cold weather conditions with information on cold stress and other illnesses, as well as tips for safe winter driving.

  • Workplace Ergonomics
    This course will help employees prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and design ergonomically friendly workstations.

The following courses require an additional performance evaluation.

Aerial Lifts – Two-Part Process

Aerial Lift Platform training requires both a theory and practical component. This online training course will cover the theory part, but the practical component must be done by your employer. Your supervisor or an authorized representative of your employer MUST also evaluate your competency (Aerial Lift Evaluation form) to operate the specific aerial lift you will be using.

As per legislation, ONLY your Employer can issue you a certificate of competency.

Forklift Certification – Two-Part Process

Forklift Certification requires both a theory and practical component. This online training course will cover the theory part, but the practical component will be done by your employer. Your supervisor or an authorized representative of your employer MUST also evaluate your competency (Forklift Evaluation form) to operate the specific forklift you will be using.

As per legislation, ONLY your Employer can issue you a certificate of competency.

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1. Click the “New User” button on the login page

2. Fill out the form completely and click the SAVE button.

3. When the pop-up appears telling you that you are about to SAVE this information, click OK.

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To take a course after you have registered:

1. Head to www.constructionsafetycourses.ca and login with your username and password.

2. Click the “Purchase Courses” tab.

3. Enter your credit card details and select the courses you want to take. You will be charged $25 + tax for each course selected.

4. Submit the form. There is a short delay needed after the course is purchased before it will be available to you.

5. Please wait at least 10 seconds after the “purchase courses” step has completed before you attempt to start the course. You MAY need to close your web browser and re-open it and login if you don’t see your course purchase in the system right away.

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2. Sign into your account with your login and password

3. Click “My Reports”

4. Under the search criteria, click on “My Mastered Certificates”

5. Then click RUN REPORT

6. Click “Process Report”

7. Now you can print your certificate by choosing either one of the printing options listed above the certificate

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