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Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TRAN 1800)

You will learn about legislation and regulations governing the transportation of dangerous goods including information on classification, safety masks, documentation, safe handling, incident reporting and emergency response.

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Audiometric Testing (HLTH 1890)

You will study the theory and have the opportunity to practice the skills required to conduct hearing tests on noise-exposed workers in industry. You will analyze hearing test results and the necessary process to advise workers on the results of their hearing tests. After the course you will be prepared to counsel workers on hearing test results, advise them about hearing protection and administer hearing conservation programs.

Prerequisites: This course should be taken by OHS Professionals working in the Occupational Health and Safety field, Occupational Health Nurses, Health Nurses and those responsible for implementing an employer’s Hearing Conservation Program.


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Respirator Fit Testing - Tester (HLTH 1891)

You will examine the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Z94.4-11 standard and Saskatchewan legislation related to Respiratory Fit Testing. You will examine the implementation of the standard in the workplace by Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners. You will also have an opportunity to practice both qualitative and quantitative fit testing. You will be trained as a Respiratory Fit Testing Trainer and be able to train other employees at your worksite to be Respiratory Fit Testers.

Fee: $545 (includes GST), 16 hours
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-950April 24, 2014 - April 25, 2014
Th&F, 8 am-5 pm
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Saskatoon

Respirator Fit Testing for Healthcare Workers (HLTH 1892)

You will learn about the regulations governing the use of N95 masks. Proper techniques for donning and doffing masks will be covered. You will be personally fitted with an N95 mask.

You must be clean shaven. Please consult your physician prior to registering if you have medical or other conditions that might affect your ability to wear a respirator. You will complete a health screening form prior to being tested.

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Respirator Fit Testing for Industrial Workers (HLTH 1893)

You will learn about the regulations governing the use of N95 masks. Proper techniques for donning and doffing masks will be covered. You will be personally fitted with an N95 mask.

You must be clean shaven. You must bring your own respirator and cartridges.

Please consult your physician prior to registering if you have medical or other conditions that might affect your ability to wear a respirator. You will complete a health screening form prior to being tested.

 

Fee: $65 (includes GST), 3 hours/1week
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-122May 2, 2014
F, 12-4 pm
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Saskatoon

Transferring, Lifting, Repositioning (SPCR 100)

You will participate in activities to move and position clients/objects in health care settings using minimal physical effort and maximizing the use of mechanical aids and equipment. The course focuses on client/caregiver safety. Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a Transferring, Lifting, Repositioning (TLR) certificate.

Fee: $170
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-66May 10, 2014
Sa, 8 am-5 pm
Registration deadline May 2
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Regina
CRN: 04-32May 24, 2014
Sa, 8 am-5 pm
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Saskatoon
CRN: 04-65June 14, 2014
Sa, 8 am-5 pm
Registraton deadline Jun 6
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Regina
CRN: 04-76June 20, 2014 - June 21, 2014
F, 6:30-9:30 pm; Sa, 9 am-4 pm
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Regina

WHMIS Train the Trainer (WHMS 184)

Your studies will focus on the preparation required to successfully facilitate in-house workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) sessions for front line workers. You will learn about relevant legislation including requirements of worker training, controlled product classification, and required documentation and labelling. You will also develop skills to design specific workplace training sessions.

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Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMS 1800)

WHMIS is a uniform, national regulatory system to inform about hazardous material (legally called “Controlled Products”). This course will enable participants to understand the intent of WHMIS symbols, labels and procedures for filling out MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) in places of employment. Participants will be trained on recognition and safe handling as well as use and storage of controlled products used at the workplace.

Fee: $80 (GST & manual included), 4 hours
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be scheduled when sufficient interest is shown. For more information or to be placed on an interest list call 306-775-7472.

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Regina

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