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GENERAL Training Courses

The following courses are offered. For any custom training please contact us. Please note that prepayment is required for all training. Please complete a Training Prepayment Form.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members

Non-members $183.75

This presentation will give an overview how Musculoskeletal Injuries can develop and how to prevent them. Since back injuries are common across the heavy construction sector, particular attention will be spent on gaining a better understanding of the back. Roles and responsibilities for injury prevention will be discussed as well as exercises and their rationale for reducing injury risks.

1/2 day

Cost:$78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

This course is designed to provide participants with a better understanding of the destructive and negative consequences of “Workplace Harassment”. The course will define and discuss the most common forms of harassment, and will suggest methods and actions that can be taken to eliminate occurrences. 

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

This course will cover emergency preparedness for heavy construction sites.  We will review emergencies such as excavation cave-ins, various injuries at worksites, fires/explosions, fuel and oil spills, and outdoor extremes such as lighting and tornadoes.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

Participants will be able to explain why environmental practices make good business sense and how the supervisor can influence/change workplace practices. They will identify environmental acts and regulations relevant to supervisors, evaluate environmental issues on a site and recommend possible courses of action to resolve. They will explain the green building system process, why they are applied to projects and the role of the supervisor in the implementation.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

Excavation & Trenching is intended for personnel who work on trenching and excavation projects or must enter trenches in the course of other work. This information will help these workers identify trenching hazards and recognize the protection required.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

In the heavy construction industry human fatigue is recognized as being one of the main causes of accidents.  

Employers must ensure that everyone in their workplace is aware of potential workplace hazards (such as fatigue) and take steps to prevent workplace accidents, injuries and illness that may be a result of fatigue.

Participants will be able to define and recognize the symptoms of fatigue, develop a fatigue risk management strategy and develop skills to assist and reduce the impact of the contributing factors to fatigue.

1 day including practical

Cost: $115.50 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $315.00

This program instructs new workers in the compliance of the Workplace Safety and Health Regulations. Participants will receive information on how to implement practical procedures to control traffic, including the required personal protective equipment needed, incident management, and protection of worker, co-workers and the general public.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

Understanding the hazards while working around hydraulic systems is becoming ever more important, as hydraulic systems are advancing at a fast pace. The safety aspects of exposure to these systems are unknown to many people, which puts employees in harm’s way without them realizing it.

This course brings about the awareness required to prevent injury and fatalities. Safety training in this area is on the increase and it is important for operators, maintenance personnel and managers to obtain the proper training to keep employees, the public and the environment safe from harm.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

An incident investigation system is one of the primary tools for
identifying preventative solutions after an incident has occurred.
The results of incident investigations can provide a basis for
determining the likelihood of recurrence and for assessing
potential severity. Such investigations also provide valuable
information to assist in the development of effective controls to
prevent future incidents. 

Participants will learn how to conduct an incident investigation, understand the immediate and root causes of incidents, as well as how to complete incident reports.

This course focuses on the investigation process, and how the
collected information may be used to explain what happened.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

This course is designed to help assess and control both safety and health hazards in the workplace.  In this course, you will learn how to develop the tools and review the techniques required in conducting a workplace inspection and creating a safe and healthy workplace.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

When workers are impaired on the job, whether by fatigue, use of drugs, or consumption of alcohol, it can have serious consequences. 

This course will provide managers and supervisors with an understanding of what impairment is, as well as its impact and causes, and the importance of having a workplace policy and corresponding procedures about impairment.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

This course provides a new workers a practical introduction to the most common types of personal protective equipment (PPE) used to protect against common workplace hazards, such as chemicals, noise and mechanical injury. The basics of PPE are covered, including practical tips for safe use, PPE programs, limitations and legal responsibilities.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

The Prime Contractor course educates students on the legal responsibilities when a person is designated as a “prime contractor”, understand how the contract bid process works and the importance of having a systematic approach for contract management, identify trends, and have a framework in place to diligently manage a work site when designated the “prime contractor”.

Online

Cost: $68

This is course is an excellent introduction for the new workers to the heavy construction workforce or a dynamic refresher for the more seasoned worker.

RSTS is a training course related to developing a solid understanding of different topics that all relate to Heavy Equipment Construction. Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive a certificate which will be registered with the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association.

1/2 day

Cost: $115.50 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $315.00

The intent of this course is to ensure that employers, supervisors, workers, and members of the safety and health committee are aware of their responsibilities in identifying and controlling hazards in the workplace, and have the tools to develop safe work procedures. Specifically, participants in this course will be able to:

• Identify and understand the legislation related to hazard identification and control;

• Understand measures to identify, assess and control hazards in your workplace;

• Conduct a Job Hazard Analysis and develop a Safe Work Procedure

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

This course and the topics discussed will provide the basic fundamental knowledge required for administrating a company’s safety program. This course is designed to help a safety manager or office person understand what makes a safety program functional, simplistic, and effective.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

This course is designed for Safety Committee participants to help ensure they realize the important scope of their safety and health role, and the imperatives of supporting partnership in the workplace.

The program will define the role of the committee, employer, and workers. Participants will learn how to handle safety and health concerns brought to the committee, also how to find the information needed from the Workplace Safety and Health Act, Workplace Safety and Health Regulation MR217/2006.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

This course is designed for employees responsible for shipping, receiving, and transporting dangerous goods. This course will include the review of the classification of controlled substances, applicable safety marking, required documentation, dangerous occurrence reporting, labels and placards, and the review of the applicable legislation elements and requirements.

Content includes the nine classifications of dangerous goods, documentation requirements, safety marks – labels/placards, safety requirements for TDG, and training requirements.

2 days

Cost: $404.25 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $420.00

Participants will be educated in the legal, safety, and functional requirements of setting up and coordinating traffic control measures. Both practical and theoretical methods will be utilized by the students in an attempt to standardize practices across Manitoba. Participants will understand the roles and responsibilities of a Traffic Control Coordinator, as well as review applicable regulations and standards.

*Flagperson training is a prerequisite.

1 day

Cost: $115.50 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $315.00

Gain a practical, how-to overview of the entire training function. Through modeling of the best practices and latest techniques in training delivery, discover the 4Ps of training: Purpose & Assessment, Planning & Preparation, Presentation & Facilitation, and Performance & Evaluation. New trainers will gain a strong foundation in critical training skills and seasoned trainers will be introduced to new approaches for delivering powerful training.

Online

Cost: $26.25

Any workers in Canada who are working in proximity to or directly handling hazardous materials are required to have WHMIS 2015 training. 

This course will provide you the information needed to learn about the WHMIS 2015 standard and work safely while handling hazardous materials in the workplace.

1/2 day

Cost: $78.75 – WCB Rate Code 407/408 or MHCA Members
Non-members $183.75

This course is comprised of Manitoba Infrastructures requirements for working safely on winter roads in Manitoba.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Winter roads in Manitoba
  • Courses, certification, regulations policies and standards
  • Qualifications and training
  • Communication
  • Safety and equipment
  • Ice roads
  • Land roads
  • Inspections

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