Do I need Fall Protection Equipment on an Elevated Work Platform?

Elevated work platforms, or EWPs, are excellent tools that can be used to substitute ladders and scaffolds, and provide a potentially safer means of performing work at an elevation. These systems do require training on proper operation, maintenance, and personal fall protection systems while in use.  Depending on where in Canada you are working, you… Read more »

Setting up a Covid19 Back to Work Plan

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has forced many companies to come to terms with pandemic planning. Some employers had used the SARS crisis of 2003 as a springboard to develop pandemic plans. Unfortunately, some smaller businesses have not really had a chance to develop these types of plans. Setting up to return to work can… Read more »

New Course Announcement: Standard First Aid

Worksite Safety is excited to announce we that are now offering Standard First Aid/CPR C/AED training in our Mississauga and Calgary training facilities!

FAQ: JHSC Online Training

Course Format  The online JHSC training sessions are delivered by a live instructor online over a 3 day period, taking place virtually between 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Please log in by 8:00 am on the first day, in order to allow time for any potential technical challenges to joining the sessions and allow for… Read more »

Understanding The Working At Heights Refresher & Training Requirements

In Ontario, the Construction Regulation (O. Reg. 213/91) requires that workers who use fall protection systems are adequately trained and that the training meets the Working at Heights training requirements under O. Reg. 297/13. This training is designed to provide a basic understanding of rights and responsibilities of working at heights as well as an… Read more »

Do I need training to wear a safety harness?

Do I need training to wear a safety harness? The simple answer is yes, you require training to wear a safety harness. The bigger questions are: Why do I need to wear a safety harness? Why is this training so important? A safety harness is, by definition, a piece of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that… Read more »

What is WHMIS?

Learn about the latest changes to WHMIS training in Canada. The “WHMIS 2015” legislation introduced the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). This update comes with some significant changes including updated pictograms, a new safety data sheet format, and changes to supplier labels.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to affect Canada, we will be updating our protective measures in order to continue to prioritize the safety of our staff and our customers. These additional measures are subject to change at any time. COVID-19 – Classroom Practices As an essential service provider, Worksite Safety will continue to provide… Read more »

Fall Protection: Safe Work Plans and Procedures

When fall hazards at your worksite cannot be eliminated, they must be controlled. When a hazard exists that cannot be eliminated entirely, you must have a hazard assessment completed and create a written Fall Protection Plan. What is in a Fall Protection Plan? Fall Protection Plans include a lot of important information, which is needed… Read more »

Ontario Health and Safety Compliance Plan: Personal Protective Equipment

Throughout 2019 and 2020, the Ontario government has been overviewing the construction, mining, industrial and healthcare industries on an array of topics. Their plan has been active since April 1, 2019, and ends on March 31, 2020. There will be two phases to each initiative, focusing on a different health and safety topic. Phase 1Education,… Read more »

TDG By Air (IATA) Training Requirements

What is IATA? IATA is the International Air Transportation Association, and they provide consolidated resources for scheduling air traffic, route management, and regulate the services provided by airlines in over 85 countries. IATA also regulates the transportation of dangerous goods training requirements for its stakeholders. Who requires Training? Nearly everyone working in the transportation of… Read more »

Confined Space Entry Roles and Responsibilities

  A person is considered to have entered into a confined space when their body passes through an opening into an area, meaning that just reaching your arm into a confined space is considered entry and would require training. Each province has a slightly different definition of a confined space, but there are 4 common… Read more »

What is Asbestos

What is asbestos, how is it made, what is it used for, and what are the health risks? All of these questions are answered in this article and training course.

WHMIS 2015 Pictograms

This is an outline of WHMIS 2015 pictograms, and how each should be used.

The Dangers of H2S

H2S, or Hydrogen Sulfide, is a commonly used gas in many fields, but it is a hazard to work around when not properly educated.

Online Ladder Safety Training

This Online Ladder Safety Training will guide you through all aspects of Ladders including: hazard identification, ladder types, set up, PPE, Maintenance, storage & handling, and inspection.

Safety Harness Requirements in 2019

Know your rights and responsibilities around working at heights, and what personal protective equipment you need to stay safe.

What Gas Mask Is Right For Me?

When Selecting a Respirator there are a few factors to take into account. What the application is, how often will it be used, what are you protecting against?

Lockout Tagout

Taking a quick look at the requirements and differences between Locking out and tagging out a machine for maintenance in Canada.

Training Spotlight: Ground Disturbance

Worksite Safety is excited to announce the availability of the industry-leading Ground Disturbance and Safe Digging certification courses as developed by the expert team at Locate Management. Developed with input from a cross-sector of industries, Locate Management’s new online Safe Digging – Supervisory Ground Disturbance course is aimed at developing advanced ground disturbance (excavation) skills and attitudes. This… Read more »

Feature Announcement: Access Codes

Adding users to your online training account just got a little easier! With the Access Code feature, your users can do more self-management. This means they can register themselves and link their account to yours during registration, or after the fact. An access code uses your credits to enrol anyone who enters it. When you… Read more »