Mar
13
8:00 AM08:00

ACSA – Alberta Temporary Traffic Control (Day 1)

Classroom Course

This two-day course provides information and resources for individuals developing, implementing, and monitoring traffic control strategies for the construction industry in Alberta. All topics covered in the one-day Alberta Temporary Traffic Control – Filed Application course are addressed throughout this two-day course. This course was developed in partnership with the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA).

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Temporary traffic control best practices
  • Developing temporary traffic control strategies
  • Hazard assessments and creating safer work zones
  • Maintaining temporary traffic control strategies
  • Erecting and removing signage and/or barricades
  • Loading and transporting traffic control devices
  • Device maintenance and recordkeeping practices
  • Temporary traffic control standards throughout Alberta
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Mar
14
8:00 AM08:00

ACSA – Alberta Temporary Traffic Control (Day 2)

Classroom Course

This two-day course provides information and resources for individuals developing, implementing, and monitoring traffic control strategies for the construction industry in Alberta. All topics covered in the one-day Alberta Temporary Traffic Control – Filed Application course are addressed throughout this two-day course. This course was developed in partnership with the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA).

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Temporary traffic control best practices
  • Developing temporary traffic control strategies
  • Hazard assessments and creating safer work zones
  • Maintaining temporary traffic control strategies
  • Erecting and removing signage and/or barricades
  • Loading and transporting traffic control devices
  • Device maintenance and recordkeeping practices
  • Temporary traffic control standards throughout Alberta
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Mar
19
8:00 AM08:00

ACSA – Worksite Investigation Basics

Please note that this course replaces Managing Workplace Investigations (MWI).  This course can be used as an elective for the NCSO/HSA Programs.

Classroom Course

This one-day course is designed to provide the participant with the knowledge and skills to be able to analyze a basic worksite incident, determine incident causes, and complete an investigation report.  The theory component of the course is completed in the morning session.  The practical component of the course is completed during an investigation workshop in the afternoon session.  Attendance at both sessions is required.

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Reasons for performing investigations
  • Importance of investigating near misses
  • Legislation requirements under OHS
  • Elements of an investigation policy
  • Simplified Investigation Process (SIP)
  • Loss Causation Model (LCM)
  • SMART corrective actions
  • Investigation documentation and reporting
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Mar
20
8:00 AM08:00

ACSA – Leadership for Safety Excellence (Day 1)

Classroom Course

This two-day course will assist managers and supervisors to integrate health and safety into their everyday planning and to create and promote safe and healthy work environments. Course material is geared toward management and supervisory positions.

This two-level program consists of a two-day course (Certificate of Completion) and documentation submission (Certificate of Proficiency).

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The role of the supervisor
  • Safety responsibilities of managers, supervisors and workers
  • The scope and significance of hazard assessments
  • Company culture
  • Inspections, reporting and follow-up
  • Incident investigations
  • Training and orientations
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Mar
21
8:00 AM08:00

ACSA – Leadership for Safety Excellence (Day 2)

Classroom Course

This two-day course will assist managers and supervisors to integrate health and safety into their everyday planning and to create and promote safe and healthy work environments. Course material is geared toward management and supervisory positions.

This two-level program consists of a two-day course (Certificate of Completion) and documentation submission (Certificate of Proficiency).

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The role of the supervisor
  • Safety responsibilities of managers, supervisors and workers
  • The scope and significance of hazard assessments
  • Company culture
  • Inspections, reporting and follow-up
  • Incident investigations
  • Training and orientations
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Mar
22
8:00 AM08:00

ACSA – Communication & Ethics For Safety Leader (Day 1)

Classroom Course

This two-day course is designed to provide participants with a foundation for effective communication and skills to navigate various situations they may encounter as Safety Leaders in the field. During this course participants will gain practical knowledge through group discussions and several activities including: identifying perception errors, development and evaluation of safety messages, conflict resolution, and making difficult decisions.

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Conveying Safety Messages
  • Motivation and Perception
  • Conflict Management Strategies
  • NCSO Code of Ethics
  • Decision Making Strategies
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Mar
22
8:30 AM08:30

Merit – Construction Contract Law (Day 1)

Classroom Course

The Construction Contract Law course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators and supervisors to develop an understanding of contract law as it relates to construction. In this 2-day course, learners will build practical skills and learn how to effectively and proactively deal with conflict situations and avoid litigation. The course will also review other construction-related law such as the builder’s liens, collecting debts, bonding, insurance, environmental law and safety law.

A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

5 Gold Seal credits.

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Mar
23
8:00 AM08:00

ACSA – Communication & Ethics For Safety Leader (Day 2)

Classroom Course

This two-day course is designed to provide participants with a foundation for effective communication and skills to navigate various situations they may encounter as Safety Leaders in the field. During this course participants will gain practical knowledge through group discussions and several activities including: identifying perception errors, development and evaluation of safety messages, conflict resolution, and making difficult decisions.

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Conveying Safety Messages
  • Motivation and Perception
  • Conflict Management Strategies
  • NCSO Code of Ethics
  • Decision Making Strategies
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Mar
23
8:30 AM08:30

Merit – Construction Contract Law (Day 2)

Classroom Course

The Construction Contract Law course is designed for construction owners, managers, estimators and supervisors to develop an understanding of contract law as it relates to construction. In this 2-day course, learners will build practical skills and learn how to effectively and proactively deal with conflict situations and avoid litigation. The course will also review other construction-related law such as the builder’s liens, collecting debts, bonding, insurance, environmental law and safety law.

A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

5 Gold Seal credits.

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Apr
11
8:00 AM08:00

ACSA – Leadership for Safety Excellence (Day 1)

Classroom Course

This two-day course will assist managers and supervisors to integrate health and safety into their everyday planning and to create and promote safe and healthy work environments. Course material is geared toward management and supervisory positions.

This two-level program consists of a two-day course (Certificate of Completion) and documentation submission (Certificate of Proficiency).

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The role of the supervisor
  • Safety responsibilities of managers, supervisors and workers
  • The scope and significance of hazard assessments
  • Company culture
  • Inspections, reporting and follow-up
  • Incident investigations
  • Training and orientations
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Apr
12
8:00 AM08:00

ACSA – Leadership for Safety Excellence (Day 2)

Classroom Course

This two-day course will assist managers and supervisors to integrate health and safety into their everyday planning and to create and promote safe and healthy work environments. Course material is geared toward management and supervisory positions.

This two-level program consists of a two-day course (Certificate of Completion) and documentation submission (Certificate of Proficiency).

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The role of the supervisor
  • Safety responsibilities of managers, supervisors and workers
  • The scope and significance of hazard assessments
  • Company culture
  • Inspections, reporting and follow-up
  • Incident investigations
  • Training and orientations
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Feb
7
8:00 AM08:00

ACSA – Principles of Health & Safety Management (Day 2)

Classroom Course

This newly formatted two-day program now incorporates the Small Employer Certificate of Recognition (SECOR) Course, opening the door for small employers to receive the same training as the rest of the industry. This new approach will help improve their health and safety performance, create a culture of proactive workplace health and safety and reduce the risk and costs associated with workplace incidents.

The new two-day course includes a comprehensive step-by-step guide, which includes more than 40 free resources with workable templates, providing employers with the tools and ability to build an effective health and safety manual, plus much more.

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • the purpose and benefits of a Health & Safety Program
  • required elements of an effective, company-specific Health & Safety Program
  • review of applicable sections of the OH&S Act, Regulation and Code
  • due diligence, responsibility and accountability
  • resources available for use in developing a Health & Safety manual
  • tools to develop, promote and implement a Safe Driving Program
  • strategies for communicating and implementing your safety program
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