BCMSA Courses and Costs

Each course listing includes information on course length, class sizes, EOCP CEU’s, etc.  Contact us for prices, or if you are unable to find what you’re looking for.

Please note:

  • There may be additional charges for travel.
  • Prices listed below are for members of the BC Municipal Safety Association  (Local Government employers who are part of the Local Government and Related Operations Classification with WorkSafeBC).  Non-member pricing is generally 1.5 times member pricing; please contact Mike Roberts (mroberts@bcmsa.ca) for more information.

We provide courses for our members (municipalities) when they request them. If there are any seats available they will be shown on the Classroom Calendar.

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BCIT Transfer Credits

BCIT has assessed our courses and Programs and has granted the following transfer credits into their Occupational Health & Safety Certificate Program.  Transfer credits may be used to satisfy the elective credit requirements of the program.

  • Every 8 hour course is worth .5 transfer credits
  • Every 16 hour course = 1 transfer credit
  • Every 24 hour course = 1.5 transfer credits (eg. Utility Locator Specialist)
  • Completion of the Supervisor Safety Certificate Program (SSCP) = 2 transfer credits
  • Completion of the Municipal Worker Safety Certificate Program (MWSCP) = 1.5 transfer credits
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Asbestos Awareness for Firefighters

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/no max
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.

Course description: This training program was developed to:

  1. Provide attendees with enough information about the hazards of asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) so that during fire suppression efforts and investigative incidents, they can identify potential risks of harmful exposure and protect themselves and others from this risk. Read More
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Asbestos, Lead, Mould & Silica Awareness

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.

Course description: The work performed by public works staff could expose them to a variety of hazards. Exposure to some toxic substances could be life-threatening. All workers must be aware Read More

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Awareness of Mental Health Training

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/30
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $1,500 per class.

Course description: This workshop is designed to help build comfort in talking about mental health and mental illness, and learn how to respond in a supportive way to co-workers who may be experiencing a mental illness. Read More

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Chainsaw Operations and Safe Practices

Provided by: BC Plant Healthcare
Course length:
7 hours (4 theory, 3 practical)
Class minimum/maximum: 6/14
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $2100 per class
Post session: Certificate of Recognition
Course Timeline: BCMSA Recommended – 3 years

Course description: This course is for people with or without prior experience. The seminar includes approximately 3 hours of inside theory and 2 hours of practical. Topics covered include PPE, tools, worksite assessment, bucking, and kick backs.

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Chlorine Handling for Municipal Aquatics

BCMSA has teamed up with BC Water and Waste Association (BCWWA) to offer this 2-day course.

Contact BCWWA directly to register:
– Alexandra Trott atrott@bcwwa.org

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Confined Space Attendant/Entry Supervisor

Course length: 16 hours (2 days)
Class minimum/maximum: 6/12
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 1.2
Price: $300 per person (minimum 6). Minimum $1,800 charge per session.
Post session: Wallet card
Course Timeline: Industry Standard – 3 years
Note: A risk assessment and entry procedure must be provided to the training organization at least 7 days prior to the scheduled Confined Space Entry session. Confined Space Training cannot take place without these. If you do not have the required information, please contact the training organization or a qualified person for assistance in developing them.

Course description:

The 16 hour Confined Space Attendant/Entry Supervisor Training  course is designed and intended for the Read More

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Confined Space Entrant

Course length: 8 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/12
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.6
Price: $150.00 per person (minimum 6). Minimum $900 charge per session.
Post session: Wallet card
Course Timeline: Industry Standard – 3 years
Note: A risk assessment and entry procedure must be provided to the training organization at least 7 days prior to the scheduled Confined Space Entry session. Confined Space Training cannot take place without these. If you do not have the required information, please contact the training organization or a qualified person for assistance in developing them.

Course description: This 8 hour course is designed and intended solely for the worker who enters a confined space to perform their assigned work or task. It includes an actual entry by the participants into a confined space. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate for the role of a confined space entrant only. Read More

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Contractor Safety Management

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/25
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post Session: Certificate of Attendance

Course description: The purpose of this session is to gain an understanding of how municipalities, Boards, Libraries, Commissions and contractors have a responsibility to ensure work is performed safely and according to WorkSafeBC legislation.  The principles introduced in this course can assist in establishing due diligence for all employers. Read More

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Driver Training

BCMSA has teamed up with the Thinking Driver to offer on-line and classroom driver training including such topics as Defensive Driving Techniques, Defensive Driving Attitudes, Winter Driving and Safe Backing.

View the course catalogue at http://www.thinkingdriver.com/course-catalogue.

Members of the BCMSA will be eligible for a 10% discount for all online and classroom courses.

Contact Thinking Driver directly to register:
– Pamela Peterson <thinkingdriver.pam@gmail.com>
– Kristy Gittens <thinkingdriver.kristy@gmail.com>

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Due Diligence for Supervisors

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: required course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.4
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion
Course Timeline: BCMSA Recommended – 5 years

Course description: Under WorkSafeBC Regulation, a supervisor is defined as a person who instructs, directs or controls workers in the safe performance of their duties.  As a supervisor, you are responsible for the proper instruction of workers under your direct control, and for ensuring their work is performed without undue risk.  Read More

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Electrical Hazard Awareness for Municipal Workers

Course length: 2 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/25
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $35 per person

Course description: Our Electrical Hazard Awareness for Municipal Workers is meant for those who work around high-voltage power lines, either overhead or underground.  This includes crane, mower and excavator operators, arborists, sign and banner installers, and those working in construction, paving and maintenance.  Topics include: Read More

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Emergency Scene Traffic Control

This course is for fire departments only.
Course length:
minimum 6 hours; up to 8 with full class
Class minimum/maximum: 6/15
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: varies, depending on location
Post session: Certificate of Completion
Course Timeline: BCMSA Recommended – 3 years

Course description: This course is for emergency responder employees who have responsibility for setting up emergency scene traffic control as a regular or occasional part of their work. It will be valuable for Read More

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Emergency Scene Traffic Control – Train the Trainer

This course is for fire departments only.
Course length:
 8 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/8
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: varies, depending on location
Post session: Certificate of Completion

Course description: In this course, you will learn to deliver the Emergency Scene Traffic Control (ESTC) training course for emergency responder employees who have responsibility for setting up emergency scene traffic control as a regular or occasional part of their work.  Read More

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Fall Protection

Course length: 8 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/12
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.6
Price: $150.00 per person (minimum 6). Minimum $900 charge per session.
Post session: Wallet cards
Course Timeline: Industry Standard – 3 years

Course description: This course covers the A (anchor points), B (body holding devices) and C (connecting means) of fall protection.  Regulations, fall protection plans and complex systems will also be covered. Read More

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First Aid

BCMSA has teamed up with St. John Ambulance to offer First Aid training.

Discounted prices for these courses are available for BCMSA members.

BCMSA members will register directly by telephone or in person at any one of the St. John Ambulance BC branches using the promotional code ‘BCMSA’.  Visit https://portal.sja.ca/eRegistrationSearch/ for course information.

St John Ambulance

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Hazard Awareness & Recognition for Municipal Inspectors

Course length: 4 hours (previously 8 hour course – updated Aug 2017)
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Attendance

Course description: Occupational injuries and illnesses happen when workers are exposed to hazards in their workplaces. Municipal Inspectors may encounter a wide variety of hazards in their work, and need to identify and effectively control the hazards in order to reduce work-related injuries and illnesses.

Course objectives: At the completion of Read More

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Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: required course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.4
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion
Course Timeline: BCMSA Recommended – 5 years

Course description: Occupational injuries and illnesses happen when workers are exposed to hazards in their workplaces.  If you eliminate the hazards, or at least prevent workers from being exposed to hazards, then it follows that they will not have work-related injuries and illness. If the hazard cannot be eliminated, then the employer must do everything reasonably practical to reduce the level of risk faced by workers to the lowest amount possible.  In order to Read More

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Incident Investigations

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: required course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.4
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion
Course Timeline: BCMSA Recommended – 5 years

Course description: Investigation of incidents is a vital part of every health and safety management system. No other activity produces such quick results as the prompt reporting and investigation of incidents. The purpose of incident investigation is to determine the causes, and put corrective measures in place to prevent a recurrence. Serious incidents or incidents with a Read More

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Incident Investigations Level 2

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/12
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.4
Price: $75 per person (minimum 6).
Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion
Prerequisite: BCMSA Incident Investigations course
Note: A complete class list will be required at least ten days prior to the course to confirm prerequisite has been met.

This advanced course is designed to allow participants to engage in the incident investigation process through a practical approach. Read More

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Internal Auditor for Local Government COR Audits

Course length: 2 days
Class minimum/maximum: 6/to be confirmed
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $300 per person
Prerequisite: Safety Management Systems training

Course description: This two day course is for staff from local governments or naturally-aligned organizations who wish to learn more about how the COR audit is conducted. Participants wishing to become certified Internal Auditors must successfully complete a student audit within three (3) months. Read More

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Isolation and Lockout

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/25
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.3
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion
Course Timeline: BCMSA Recommended – 3 years

Course description: Personnel conducting maintenance and repair operations on machinery and equipment are exposed to possible injury from the unexpected start-up of the equipment, or the release of stored energy in the equipment. The purpose of a Lockout program is to prevent injury to individuals from the unintended release of energy. The Lockout program requires the use of specific safety procedures to shut down, isolate, prevent the release of stored Read More

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JOHSC Fundamentals

Course length: 8 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $150 per person for up to 12 ($1800 minimum charge per class); $75 per person from 13+.
Post session: Certificate of Attendance

Course description: Members of Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees, or worker health and safety representatives, must receive eight hours of training in specific topics, within the first six months of taking on their new role.

JOHSC Fundamentals has been designed by WorkSafeBC and amended by the BC Municipal Safety Association to meet the needs and specific responsibilities within the municipal sector.  Participation in this Read More

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Ladder Safety

Course length: 2 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: applied for
Price: $37.50 per person. Minimum $550 charge per class.
Post session: 3 Year Certificate (wallet card)
Notes:

  • PPE required
  • The organization to supply a minimum of 5 ladders – various sizes preferred

Course Description: This course is intended for anyone who is required to work on or use ladders. Anyone who uses a ladder must obtain the necessary training in order to Read More

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Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Prevention (IndustryField)

Provided by: WorkSMART Ergonomics Ltd.
Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/15
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.3
Price: $1,300 per class

Course description: The human body is the most sophisticated machine we have. Unfortunately, many of us take better care of our cars than ourselves. This interactive training session is designed to provide employees with tools and strategies to reduce the development of musculoskeletal injuries while enhancing their lives both at work and at home. Read More

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Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Reduction Strategies for Supervisors

Provided by: WorkSMART Ergonomics Ltd.
Course length: 8 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/15
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s:  0.6
Price: $2,250 per class
Post session: Certificate of Attendance

Course description: Ergonomics is the science of designing or adjusting work tasks to fit the worker, rather than making the worker fit the job.  It considers physical, physiological, biomechanical and psychosocial factors of workers as they relate to the design and placement of equipment, work practices and work methods. Read More

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Office Ergonomics

Provided by: WorkSMART Ergonomics Ltd.
Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/15
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: in progress
Price: $1,300 per class
Post session: Certificate of Attendance

Course description: The goal of this course is to improve the comfort and efficiency of the office environment while minimizing the risk for the development of musculoskeletal disorders. Emphasis will be on training workers how to optimize their current workstation while encouraging personal responsibility for health and wellness through the use of effective microbreak strategies.

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PPE Basics

Course length: 2 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/25
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $37.50 per person. Minimum $300 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will:

  • Know where to find applicable WorkSafeBC Regulations
  • Be able to identify hazards that may require PPE
  • Understand the use, maintenance and storage requirements of PPE
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PoolSafeBC

Provided by: BC Recreation and Parks Association
Course length: 8 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $150 per person
Post session: Certificate of Attendance

Course description: Municipal Aquatic Centres pose a number of potential hazards for workers. Often, these hazards are over-looked, as there are Read More

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PoolSafe Online

The course is available 24-7 on the BCRPA e-learning site for a fee of $40.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Rights and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Swimming pool hazards such as
    • Indoor air quality
    • Heat stress
    • Biohazards
    • Lock-out
    • Confined spaces
    • Fatigue
    • Noise
    • Slips trips and falls
    • Injuries
  • Microbiological organisms
  • Chemical safety
  • Emergency preparation and response

PoolSafeThe PoolSafeBC course is presented by BCRPA in partnership with the BC Municipal Safety Association, WorkSafeBC, Lifesaving Society and CUPE BC.

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Presentation Skills, Communication & Crew Talks

Course length: 8 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/12
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: required course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.6
Price: $150 per person. Minimum $1200 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion

Course description: One of the most powerful tools available to a supervisor in the municipal workplace, for informing, creating understanding, training, and persuading workers, is strong communication skills, Read More

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Prevention of Workplace Violence

Instructor: Fiore Group
Course length:
 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 12/25
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s:  .35 CEU’s
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 12); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $900 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Attendance

Course description: All employees have the right to expect a workplace that promotes safety from violence, threats and harassment. Working for an organization which deals with the public each and every day, employees are going to encounter situations involving unpredictable behaviour.

Within this course, the entire spectrum of Read More

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Respectful Conduct in the Workplace

Instructor: Fiore Group
Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 12/25
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: .3 CEU’s
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 12); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $900 charge per class.

Course description: The purpose of this Respectful Conduct in the Workplace Training Program is to provide all employees with skills and information that will Read More

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Responding with Respect – On the Front Line

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/30
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $1,500 per class.

Course description: When working on the front line, it’s not always easy to navigate challenging behaviour from clients or customers who may be experiencing a mental illness, including addiction.

Using the 4Rs of Read More

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Safe and Sound: Building and Sustaining a Psychologically Safe and Healthy Workplace

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/30
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $1,500 per class.

Course description: Creating a safe workplace goes beyond hard hats and ergonomics. It also means protecting the psychological health and safety of your employees.

This workshop provides insight into the components of a psychologically healthy and safe workplace. It includes a review of Read More

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Safety Committee Member Responsibilities

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.4
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Attendance

Course description: This course examines the legislated requirements for the committee, its role, conduct of meetings and making recommendations.  Through individual and group work, participants will learn how to make their Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee meetings more productive and effective. Read More

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Safety Management Systems (SMS) Online

Price: $15 per person (Contact Helga Hildebrandt to purchase a course code – aka learner key)
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: n/a
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Post session: Certificate (online)
Additional info:

  • Students can start, stop and resume training to accommodate their schedule
  • Students must successfully pass the exam at the end of the course, with a score of at least 80%
  • No expiry date on keys
  • The SMS Manual (Online Course) is available for download.

Course description: A Health and Safety Management System is a comprehensive in-depth approach that addresses all aspects of an organization’s operations from a health and safety viewpoint and involves management and workers in a meaningful way. An organization wishing to pursue COR must have had the CAO or another manager participate in a Safety Management Systems course.

Course outline:

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Shoring & Excavation Training (SET)

Provided by: Interra Solutions
Course length:
8 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.6
Price: $150 per person for up to 15 (minimum of 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $1500 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion
Course Timeline: BCMSA Recommended – 3 years

Course description: Earth, when cut into, instantly seeks to heal itself – which can result in an excavation failure unless proper procedures are followed.  A major collapse of the side of an excavation can injure or kill workers.  Even a small volume of soil can suffocate, crush, or trap a worker. Read More

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SET Applied Field Practices (AFP)

Provided by: Interra Solutions
Course length:
8 hours
Class minimum/maximum: no min/18
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.6
Price: $150 per person; minimum $2100 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion
Prerequisite: Shoring & Excavation Training (SET)
Course Timeline: BCMSA Recommended – 3 years

Course description: The Applied Field Practice (AFP) Program is designed to allow participants to engage the theory of the BCMSA SET (Shoring and Excavation Training) Program in a controlled outside excavation Read More

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Traffic Control Planning & Layout

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.3
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Attendance
Required materials:

Course description: This workshop is for municipal employees who have responsibility for planning and setting up work zones as a regular or occasional part of their work. It will be valuable for a variety of workers and Read More

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Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: in progress
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Wallet Card
Course Timeline: Compliance – 3 years

Course description: An observation of, and significant piece of federal legislation that applies to, the shipping and transport industries in Canada is Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations. Read More

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Utility Awareness for Municipal Workers

Course length: 8 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/18
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.6
Price: $150 per person. Minimum $1,200 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion
Course Timeline: BCMSA Recommended – 3 years

Course description: This course is designed for individuals who work with or around underground utilities.

At the completion of this full day course individuals will be able to:

  • Understand what underground hazards are or could be present
  • Understand the consequences of making contact with underground infrastructure
  • Understand when utility packages are required
  • Be able to read and interpret utility packages
  • Understand what markings on the ground mean
  • Identify and compare ground markings with utility packages
  • Safely break hard surfaces
  • Demonstrate safe hand digging practices
  • Identify when work should be stopped or when utility company should be called
  • Understand emergency procedures should contact occur

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Utility Locator Specialist

Course length: 3-days including a 1-hour exam
Class minimum/maximum: 6/8
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 2.4
Price: $550 per person. Minimum $3,300 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion
Course Timeline: BCMSA Recommended – 3 years
Notes:

  • Organization is required to select 3 – 4 site addresses, initiate & collect related BC 1 Call as built drawings/information and City Infrastructure as built drawings for the site addresses for the class to go onto site & locate, etc.
  • Workers will be required to participate in field work, please ensure workers are prepared for all different types of weather conditions (i.e. wet conditions)
  • Each organization brings their own locating devices, recommended one device per two people.
  • Workers need appropriate personal protective equipment

Course description: This intermediate course will provide participants with an in-depth knowledge of underground utility hazards.  Students will use the locating tools used in their own municipality, and will fully understand the principles and practices to follow when locating underground hazards. Read More

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WHMIS 2015 Online

Priced on a sliding scale:
1 to 9: $20 per person
10 to 49: $18 per person
50 to 99: $17 per person
100 to 199: $15 per person
200 to 299: $14 per person
300 to 399: $13 per person
(Contact Helga Hildebrandt to purchase a course code)
Note: course codes expire two (2) years from the issue date
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: n/a
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Post session: Certificate (online)

Course description: This course is a good first step to educating staff in the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), most recently updated in 2015. View the WHMIS 2015 At Work educational materials published by WorkSafeBC. Additional training in Read More

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WHMIS: Blended (1988) and 2015

If your organization has started receiving WHMIS 2015 Globally Harmonized System-compliant Safety Data Sheets and Labels from suppliers, then you will need to train your staff in both WHMIS 1988 and WHMIS 2015.

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: elective course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.3
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Wallet Card
Course Timeline: Industry Standard – 3 years

Course description: The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) was enacted in 1988 and revised in 2015.  Suppliers have until December 1, 2018 to Read More

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Worksite Safety Inspections

Course length: 4 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/20
Supervisors Safety Certificate Program: required course
EOCP CEU’s: 0.4
Price: $75 per person for up to 15 (minimum 6); $37.50 per person from 16+. Minimum $600 charge per class.
Post session: Certificate of Completion

Course description: Employers are required to conduct regular inspections of their operations.  This course will provide participants with techniques and templates to help plan and conduct inspections, prioritize hazards, write effective reports and assign responsibility for corrective action. Read More

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