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WFTR301 - Construction Safety Training Systems

Safety orientation training designed especially for construction workers including generic WHMIS education.

 

Hours: 6 (Seminars/Tutorials: 6)

 

Total Weeks: 1

 

Prerequisites:

None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:

None

 

Co-requisites:

None

 

Course Content:
Modules Include:
- The Law at Work
- Workplace Hazards
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Personal Physical Care
- Housekeeping
- Ladders and Scaffolding
- Machinery, Tools and Equipment
- Mobile Equipment
- Excavation and Trenching
- Emergency Response
- Working with Hazardous Materials

- Environmental Factors

 

Learning Outcomes:
- Identify roles and responsibilities of Occupational Safety and Health in the construction workplace
- Report an incident or injury
- Define workplace accidents and incidents
- Define safe work practices and procedures
- Identify four major causes of workplace hazards
- Identify who is responsible for safety inspections
- Identify methods and measures used to control the four major workplace hazards
- Define Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and its purpose
- Identify when and how to use basic PPE items
- Identify dangers of loose or worn clothing
- Identify three basic methods of fall protections
- Identify different construction related respiratory hazards
- Identify situations when fall protection or respiratory equipment should be used
- Demonstrate proper lifting techniques
- Identify hazards associated with poor housekeeping, low-level falls
- Identify who is responsible for housekeeping
- Demonstrate how to safely deal with floor and wall openings
- Identify types of ladders
- Demonstrate how to setup and correctly use ladders
- Identify hazards associated with erecting ladders
- Identify risks associated with power activated tools and equipment
- Identify when lockouts and tag-outs are required
- Identify hazards associated with cleaning with compressed air
- Define air activated tools
- Identify hazards associated when working near traffic
- Identify the importance of correctly setting up signs and barricades
- Identify rigging and hoisting hazards
- Identify dangers of excavations
- Identify different methods of cane-in protection
- Define site emergency action plan
- Identify different types of fire extinguishers and their uses
- Define WHMIS
- Identify dangers associated with hazardous materials
- Identify and define hazard symbols

- Define basic spill response procedures

 

Grading System: Pass/Fail

 

Passing Grade: 70% per quiz

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Additional Comments:

Students must pass all 12 interactive quizzes to receive certification. Certificate issued by St. John's Ambulance.

 

Textbooks:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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