Health Services Occupational Health and Safety

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.

Please call 306-659-4034 to have your name placed on a waitlist.

This course currently has no offerings.

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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.

(GST & manual included), 4 hours
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
March 7, 2016
Mon - 8:00-11:59 am
Room: 128
Registration deadline: March 3, 2016
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$90.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-256
April 7, 2016
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Room: 128
Registration deadline: March 31, 2016
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$90.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-931
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 Tester and be able to fit test other employees at your worksite.

This course currently has no offerings.

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.

(GST included), 4 hours/1 week
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
March 10, 2016
Thu - 8:00-11:59 am
Registration deadline: March 8, 2016
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$90.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-3504
April 8, 2016
Fri - 8:00-11:59 am
Room: 128
Registration deadline: April 1, 2016
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$90.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-930
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.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Must have a valid WHMIS Certificate Note: Employer specific WHMIS training is not acceptable. Training comparable to Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Con-Ed offering of WHMS 1800 (4 hour training) is acceptable.

(includes course materials)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
June 6, 2016 - June 7, 2016
Mon, Tue - 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Registration deadline: June 6, 2016
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$400.00SaskatoonCRN: 201504-103