Enhancing Personal & Workplace Relationships: Effectively Communicating and Managing Interpersonal Conflict

Psychological Health & Safety (PH&S) in the Workplace: An Overview for People Leaders, Managers and Supervisors

Enhancing Individuals & Organizational Change: Actionable Steps to Cultivate Psychologically Health, Safe & Resilient Work Environments

The Critical Importance of Cultivating Psychological Health & Safe Work Environments: Understanding Employer Responsibilities

Respectful Conduct in the Workplace for Managers

The purpose of this course is to provide all managers and supervisors with skills and information that will allow them to understand their legal responsibility in fostering a respectful workplace.

Traffic Control Management

This workshop is for municipal employees who have responsibility for overseeing work site activities that require traffic control and the use of traffic control persons.

WHMIS GHS 2015

Upon completion, participants will know the purpose of WHMIS, be able to describe and understand key elements, know the rights and resonsibilities of suppliers, employers and workers, understand hazard symbols and their meaning, and more.

Fatigue Management: Supervisor/H and S Committees

The goal of this 8 hour workshop is to introduce Supervisors and H&S Committee members as to the impact of fatigue on municipal operations from a health, safety and performance perspective.

Fatigue Management: Sr. Leadership/Management

The goal of this 4 hour session is to achieve commitment from management on their roles and responsibilities as it relates to fatigue mitigation.

Shoring and Excavation Training (SET)

This classroom session is designed to provide participants with an understanding of legislated requirements, soil mechanics / classification, terminology and preventative measures, and more.

Prevention of Workplace Violence

This course covers the entire spectrum of workplace violence, focusing particularly on the ways in which employees can identify the potential for workplace violence, attempt to defuse it, and respond to it should it unfortunately occur.

Respectful Conduct in the Workplace

This course provides all employees with skills and information that will allow them to understand their responsibility in fostering a Respectful Workplace.

PPE Basics

The goal of this course is to teach participants where to find applicable WorkSafeBC Regulation, identify hazards that may require PPE, and understand the use, maintenance and storage requirements of PPE.

SONAR Safety Leadership

This 1-day training program is designed to provide today’s safety leaders with the capacity, skills and tools to listen and respond to their workplace, as well as how to communicate effectively and successfully with everybody in it.

JOHSC Fundamentals

JOHSC Fundamentals has been designed by WorkSafeBC and amended by the BCMSA to meet the needs and specific responsibilities within the municipal sector.

Incident Investigations

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to explain the purpose and benefits of incident investigation, describe how to prepare for and conduct an investigation, recognize immediate causes and underlying root causes of incidents, and more.

Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to understand the legislated requirements for conducting risk assessments, explain what a hazard and a risk is, identify the process for identifying hazards and assessing risks, and more.

Asbestos, Lead, Mould and Silica Awareness

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 of the potential hazards, and understand and follow the controls necessary to prevent exposure.

Awareness of Mental Health Training

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.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

This course includes 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.

Traffic Control Planning and Layout

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.

Worksite Safety Inspections

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.

Presentation Skills, Communication and Crew Talks

This course guides the participant through several building block aspects in preparation for the delivery of a health and safety related topic. The skills covered can also be applied to the presentation of any topic important for workers.

Contractor Safety Management

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.

Due Diligence for Supervisors

At the conclusion of his half-day course, the supervisor will understand the term “Due Diligence”, be knowledgeable about legal responsibilities as a supervisor, and be able to give specific examples of due diligence in the workplace.

Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Prevention (IndustryField)

This course will introduce Supervisors to MSD risk assessment tools, a prioritization matrix and a cost-benefit matrix, designed to help you maximize the available resources and help guide your organization towards cost-effective solutions.

Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Reduction Strategies for Supervisors

This course will introduce Supervisors to MSD risk assessment tools, a prioritization matrix and a cost-benefit matrix, designed to help you maximize the available resources and help guide your organization towards cost-effective solutions.

Office Ergonomics

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.

Safety Committee Member Responsibilities

This course examines the legislated requirements for the committee, its role, conduct of meetings and making recommendations.