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Fall Protection & Safety Monitor

Course Summary

This course is for both first timers and workers with expired Fall Protection/Safety Monitor certificates that need to renew their training. RCABC offers a comprehensive Fall Protection/Safety Monitor course that focuses on the real life requirements to meet current WorkSafeBC standards and regulations.

Any employer with employees working at heights over 3 meters (10 feet) in BC will benefit from taking this course, as it provides workers with an understanding of different types of fall protection, emergency procedures and the required personal protective equipment.

Successful participants will be issued a Fall Protection/Safety Monitor certificate that is valid for 3 years.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • The roles and responsibilities of WorkSafeBC, the employer and the employee
  • Fall related statistics, the causes of falls, and the importance of fall protection training
  • The new WorkSafeBC Fall Protection Regulations
  • Relevant topics for safety meetings
  • Understanding and use of guardrail systems, fall restraint, safety net systems, personal fall arrest systems and personal devices
  • Understanding and use of warning line and safety monitoring systems, covers, and protection from falling objects
  • Understanding of ladder safety
  • Knots used for fall restraint/fall arrest

Hours

8 am to 3 pm

Location

RCABC
9734 – 201 Street
Langley, BC

Other Information

The fee for this course is $100 for RCABC members and $150 for non-members. Course dates are subject to change and will be confirmed depending upon the number of participants registered. If you would like to schedule an alternate date, please contact the RCABC Education & Training department.
Email training@rcabc.org or call 604-882-3437.

National Torch Safety

Course Summary

This course is for both first timers and workers with expired National Torch Safety certificates who need to renew their training.

Successful participants will be issued a National Torch Safety certificate that is valid for 3 years.

Learning Outcomes

 

  • Propane system and handling
  • Torch welding equipment
  • Torch equipment set up
  • Operation of a Hand Torch
  • Safe work practices
  • Fire prevention techniques

Hours

1pm – 230pm

Location

RCABC
9734 – 201 Street
Langley, BC

Other Information

The cost for this course is $100 for RCABC members and $150 for non-members. Course dates are subject to change and will be confirmed depending upon the number of participants registered. If you would like to schedule an alternate date, please contact the RCABC Education & Training department.
Email training@rcabc.org or call 604-882-3437.

Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Workers’ Course

Course Summary

This course is designed for the individual worker and is offered through only through e-learning. The training is divided into separate modules that can be completed at your own pace, with full course taking an average of 6-8 hours to complete.This course gives a basic overview of various health and safety topics, and registered participants are tested for 100% mastery of content.

Successful participants will be emailed a CSTS course certificate from the BC Construction Safety Alliance, which does not expire.

Learning Outcomes

This course has become a pre-entry requirement for many construction industry work sites and covers the following topics:

  • Your Worksite and the Law
  • Personal Physical Care and Conduct
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Workplace Hazards
  • Field Level Hazard Assessment
  • WHMIS
  • Worksite Conditions
  • Environmental Factors
  • Fall Protection
  • Emergency Response
  • Ladders and Scaffolding
  • Mobile Equipment
  • Machinery, Tools and Equipment
  • Excavating and Trenching
  • Defensive Driving

Other Information

Once you have registered, you will be emailed a link to the online training along with your user name and password. This training can be done at your convenience from any computer. This course takes approximately 8 hours to complete.

The fee for this course is $65.00 plus GST for non-RCABC members.

Asbestos Awareness

Course Summary

This course was created specifically to educate workers about the dangers of working with materials that may contain asbestos. Asbestos Awareness requires that all workers who could potentially come into contact with materials that contain asbestos be given appropriate training on working safety in these situations.

Learning Outcomes

Topics covered include:

  • Hazards of asbestos
  • Asbestos standard
  • Compositions and nature of asbestos
  • Types of materials that may contain asbestos
  • Protection from asbestos
  • Air monitoring and decontamination

Hours

8 am to 12 noon

Location

RCABC
9734 – 201 Street
Langley, BC

Other Information

The fee for this course is $50.00 for RCABC members and $75 for non-members. Course dates are subject to change and will be confirmed depending upon the number of participants registered. If you would like to schedule an alternate date, please contact the RCABC Education & Training department for information.
Email training@rcabc.org or call 604-882-3437.

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS)

Course Summary

This course is in accordance with the Federal Hazardous Products Act for the training of persons who manufacture, work with or are in proximity to hazardous materials in the workplace.

Any person working with or in proximity to controlled products (such as varsol, gasoline, cleaning products) in the workplace will benefit from taking this course.

Successful participants will be issued a WHMIS certificate that that is valid for 3 years.

Learning Outcomes

 

  • How WHMIS works
  • What information must be on a WHMIS label
  • What is an SDS; what is contained in an SDS
  • Facts about products; is it flammable, what are the health hazards, what kind of gloves are needed, what is the hazard of the product, how do I protect myself, what do I do in the event of a spill…
  • Duties and responsibilities of the employer, supplier and worker

Hours

8 am – 12 noon

Location

RCABC
9734 – 201 Street
Langley, BC

Other Information

The fee for this course is $50.00 plus GST for RCABC members and $75 for non-members. Course dates are subject to change and will be confirmed depending upon the number of participants registered. If you would like to schedule an alternate date, please contact the RCABC Education & Training department for information. Email training@rcabc.org or call 604-882-3437.

Occupational First Aid (Red Cross)

Course Summary

This Occupational First Aid Level 1 course is a 7 hour program designed to provide life-saving first aid skills to workers in the trades industry.  All apprentices attending RCABC receive Occupational First Aid Level 1 training in their first year of training.

Instructors for this course are provided by Be Prepared – Trainers In First Aid Inc.

Successful participants will be issued an Occupational First Aid Level 1 certificate that is valid for three years from the date of completion of the Level 1 training course.

Hours

8 am – 330 pm

Location

RCABC
9734 – 201 Street
Langley, BC

Other Information

Participants must be at least 16 years of age and be able to understand and perform the first aid skills required to complete the learning tasks.  No previous first aid training is required, but all participants must bring valid ID to the session.

To renew a Level 1 certificate, a candidate must successfully retake the Level 1 course.

The fee for this course is $80 for RCABC members and $90 for non-members.  Course dates are subject to change and will be confirmed depending upon the number of participants registered. If you would like to schedule an alternate date, please contact the RCABC Education & Training department.
Email training@rcabc.org or call 604-882-3437.

3-Day Intro to Roofing Orientation Program

Course Summary

RCABC offers a three day training program that will prepare young workers for a job in the roofing industry.  This course is offered in partnership with our member companies, who are among the largest and best roofing companies in BC and are always looking to recruit workers.

Successful participants will be issued a Fall Protection/Safety Monitor certificate and a WHMIS certificate that are both valid for 3 years.  The successful participants will also be matched with an RCABC member employer and begin work as a labourer in the trade. Apprenticeship registration and training will be offered to eligible workers in one of our three programs (Roofer, Damp and Waterproofer; Architectural Sheet Metal Worker or Residential Steep Roofer)

Learning Outcomes

  • WorkSafe BC approved Fall Protection & Safety Monitor training and certification
  • WHMIS 2015 certification
  • Ladder safety training
  • General construction site safety training
  • Introduction to the roofing industry

Location

RCABC
9734 – 201 Street
Langley, BC

Other Information

What you need to participate in this program is:

  • $200 training fee
  • CSA approved steel-toed boots
  • Hard hat
  • Leather work gloves
  • Good attitude

The fee for this course is $200.

RCABC Member Companies - COR Compliant Safety Manual Program Webinar

Course Summary

RCABC in partnership with the BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA) developed a program to help member companies create their own customized safety manual. This BCCSA-endorsed program is clear, concise, simple to manage, and totally hands on. The program is designed to meet:

  • WorkSafeBC OHS Regulatory requirements
  • Industry requirements
  • COR requirements
  • Your company requirements

Successful participants will have an editable safety manual, and the tools to customize as needed, by the conclusion of this course.

Learning Outcomes

During the workshop, each attendee will learn:

  • The basics of safety program requirements
  • How to customize the safety program to meet your company needs

 

Location

Online

Other Information

In order to receive the BCCSA-endorsed Safety Program, your company will need to send the individual responsible for safety to a 90 minute ‘Safety Program Webinar’. This person should have a good working knowledge of COR and safety management systems. The workshop is designed to help you ensure your own safety program becomes a method to minimize injury in the workplace, engage workers and show compliance.

The fee for this course is $25 for RCABC members only.