Health Services Occupational Health and Safety
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
|CRN: 201403-827||March 9, 2015|
Mon - 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Registration Deadline: March 10, 2015
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
|CRN: 201403-4231||January 19, 2015 - January 21, 2015|
Mon, Tue, Wed - 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Registration Deadline: January 5, 2015
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.
(includes GST), 16 hours
|CRN: 201402-931||December 8, 2014 - December 9, 2014|
Mon, Tue - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration Deadline: December 1, 2014
|CRN: 201403-828||April 23, 2015 - April 24, 2015|
Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration Deadline: April 16, 2015
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
(GST included), 4 hours/1 week
|CRN: 201403-826||March 11, 2015|
Wed - 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Registration Deadline: March 9, 2015
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 SIAST’s Con-Ed offering of WHMS 1800 (4 hour training) is acceptable.
(includes course materials)
|CRN: 201403-537||March 30, 2015 - March 31, 2015|
Registration Deadline: March 16, 2015
|CRN: 201403-622||May 13, 2015 - May 14, 2015|
Registration Deadline: April 29, 2015