Workhub has over 60 courses available for free that can help you satisfy your company's safety awareness training requirements.
An introduction to the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System for employees working with dangerous chemicals. WHMIS training is required for all employees who work with, or in proximity to Hazardous Products. This course meets the GHS legislated training requirements for Federal and Provincial workplaces. This generic training may need to be supplemented with training on site-specific products.
Standard training for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods system for consignors (shippers), consignees (receivers), and carriers (drivers). This course satisfies Transport Canada requirements for standard TDG training.
Throughout the course of 8 lessons, this Alberta OHS based training instructs workers on their right to participate in work site health and safety programs. These tutorials provide insight on how an effective HS committee is both established and maintained. Workers and employers and will learn how HS committees carry out successful meetings, complete work site investigations and deal with work refusals.
Violence costs businesses in North America more than $3 billion annually from increased health care costs, lost productivity, increased absenteeism and employee turnover. Certain jurisdictions now require all companies to train employees on identifying and eliminating risk factors associated with workplace violence.
The purpose of this course is to assist carriers and drivers with understanding the Federal Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulation. An increased understanding of the regulations and compliance with legislation will result in fewer collisions thus saving lives, reducing the severity of injuries and the associated costs to society. This course, its quizzes, and the Fatigue Management course combine to satisfy the 4hr training requirement mandated by some provincial regulators.
This course is for Health and Safety Representatives, Managers, Supervisors and Workers. It provides required information and training on standard OHS requirements for all workplaces. Current legislation and stakeholder's rights are featured.
An introduction to the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) for employees working with dangerous chemicals. HCS training is required for all employees who work with, or in proximity to Hazardous Products. This course meets the OSHA legislated training requirements. This generic training may need to be supplemented with training on site specific products.
Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) defines a supervisor as anyone who “has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker.” This training is designed to help you understand what the OHSA expects from you. These are things you need to know and understand so that you and the people you supervise can be healthy and safe at work today and every day.
As the number of people working in wildlife abundant areas increases so to are the number of attacks on humans by large carnivores. This course is essential for those who work in wildlife abundant areas and provides information on how to safely identify, avoid and/or react in areas abundant in wildlife. It offers awareness on the various wildlife hazards while maintaining respect for the preservation and protection our diverse natural environments and their inhabitants.
This training introduces workers to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. It focuses on the health and safety rights and responsibilities of workers, supervisors and employers. It also serves as a general introduction to workplace health and safety
This course provides an explanation of the process for workers to 'Return to Work' after a lost time injury or illness (usually involving WCB). The course describes the various types of workplace accomodations, including modified work.
Personnel and equipment are at risk when vehicles are required to move. The use of a guide is beneficial in preventing accidents and injuries that could occur due to blind spots, and undetected movement of personnel and equipment. This course focuses on communication between the driver and guide using standard directional signals and rules of conduct.
Many industries are required to participate in the Workers Compensation system, ensuring that employees who are injured or disabled on the job are provided with wage replacement and other benefits, eliminating the need for litigation. This course describes the Workers Compensation model, explains the roles of Employers, Workers and the Board. It also outlines the WCB claim process.
Hazardous materials are often part of our everyday activities in the workplace. Some materials, though important tools, can also be flammable, reactive, corrosive, or toxic. This course ensures that your employees are aware of the risks and how to avoid them. Employees will know how to identify the materials being used, and how to learn how to use them safety. And if an emergency does occur at your workplace, they will be better prepared to respond properly.
Falls are a major contributor to injury in the workplace. This course is designed for health and safety professionals, supervisors and workers. It describes the various types of fall hazards, explains the physical impact of falls from heights, and the likelihood of serious injury or death. Included are workplace strategies for preventing falls from ladders, scaffolds, buildings and platforms.
This popular course educates total awareness on the dangers and causes of fire, along with control and prevention practices. Employees learn how to identify the type of fire, what fuel and combustion conditions are present, and how to safely extinguish a workplace fire. Emergency preparedness and evacuation planning are also included.
Drug and alcohol problems affect employees in industries from manufacturing to information technology, from the boardroom to the shop floor. Drug and alcohol abuse costs North American employers an estimated $134 billion in productivity losses, mostly due to missed work. With a relatively small investment in effective awareness training, employers can reduce costs and help employees.
Hazards lead to injuries, property damage and lost time. They are present in all work environments. This course on Hazard Management enable employees working in the field to develop and increase their understanding of the principles and practices that guide the identification, assessment, prevention and remediation of the wide variety of physical, chemical and biological hazards impacting typical workplaces.
This course discusses the common injuries that occur on a worksite, including musculoskeletal disorders (Ergonomics), back injuries, cuts, scrapes and tool injuries. It also discusses best the practices to prevent injury on the job.
This course prepares workers for environmental hazards they are likely to encounter, including extreme weather conditions, changes in the environment, and a variety of natural disasters.
Housekeeping plays an important role in reducing injuries in any workplace. Good housekeeping reduces accidents, improves morale and increases work efficiency and effectiveness. This course instructs workers on various housekeeping processes, operations and tasks.
This course covers all aspects of vehicle safety. This includes both proper procedures when driving as well as how to deal with adverse conditions and hazards that a employee may encounter while driving.
Employees who use hand and power tools are exposed to the hazards of falling, flying, abrasive, and splashing objects, or to harmful dusts, fumes, mists, vapors, or gases. This course will inform workers on how to recognize the hazards associated with the different types of tools and the appropriate safety precautions.
Workplace orientation ensures that individuals are familiar with their employer's expectations for full participation in health and safety. Orientations provide an introduction to the people, policy and practices at your company and work site. Orientations also help set safety performance expectations to acceptable standards of quality and timeliness.
All employers are required to identify site-specific hazards that their workers are likely to encounter, as well as provide training on the appropriate safeguards and best practices to avoid incidents. This course covers a number of general site hazards that are typically found on industrial and commercial work sites.
Health and wellness in the workplace encourages employee attendance, improves morale, and can help save on rising company health insurance costs. Promoting good health and wellness may also reduce workplace accidents and help prevent employee absenteeism. This course provides awareness and best practices to complement your organization's health and wellness program.
Workers can be injured or killed when struck by standing, walking, or working around mobile equipment that is backing up, turning, or just passing by. The mobile equipment itself can be difficult to operate and unstable, which can also present risks to the drivers themselves. All employees at these sites should be aware of the hazards of various types of mobile equipment, and precautions to take to prevent these accidents.
Is your organization prepared for a health or safety emergency? This course helps your employees understand their roles in various emergency situations, and explains how to prepare, respond and recover from these unexpected, but catastrophic events.
This course is designed for Workers who are exposed to workplace hazards. It provides a practical introduction to the most common types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) used to protect against common workplace hazards, such as chemicals, noise and mechanical injury. The basics of PPE are covered, including practical tips for safe use, PPE programs, limitations and legal responsibilities.
Without proper care and maintenance, vehicles can break down. Vehicle failures present many safety risks and can cost considerable time and money to repair. This course introduces Drivers to a practical range of basic skills including inspection, routine maintenance, and replacement of common parts.
This course provides awareness and best practices for various elements of commercial vehicle operation. Recommended for drivers, swampers, and any employees working on sites with heavy commercial vehicle traffic.
Safe digging near buried facilities requires thorough planning. This course covers training and legislation for excavation owners, workers and supervisors (Level 1 & 2). These lessons teach workers to recognize the risks associated with ground disturbance and excavations, and how to control them as a team with administrative, engineering and personal protective measures.
Occupational Health and Safety regulations require that any workers who may be required to enter a confined space be provided instruction on potential hazards, as well as the company program for entering and working in a confined space. This course provides the necessary awareness and best practices for entrants, monitoring attendants and rescue personnel.
Fatigue can be caused by long hours of work, long hours of physical or mental activity, inadequate rest, excessive stress, and combinations of these factors. This course stresses the importance of being alert at all times and the requirement to be able to exercise clear judgement. It also makes workers aware of the signs and symptoms of fatigue, and explains the best practices to reduce incidents and injuries related to workplace fatigue.
Crisis Management involves victims, witnesses, responders, authorities and spokepersons. How a crisis is handled, from the actual incident to the news stories and reactions surrounding it, can include several individuals in differing roles. From securing the site of the incident to handling the media’s demands and ensuring the accuracy of every message, all components are critical to properly managing a crisis situation. This course looks at the key elements of successful crisis management.
This course covers the theory and practice of accident investigation in the workplace. Most accidents occur when work behaviour, equipment or environment are taken for granted, and the system fails unexpectedly. Accident investigations determine how and why these failures occur, and how the findings can prevent repeat incidents. Students are taught to conduct accident investigations with prevention in mind, not to assign blame or criticize a workplace.
Cranes are an important tool in heavy industrial settings such as plants and warehouses; they can lift and move tons of material at once. Several factors go into the safe operation of all cranes including careful pre inspection and load preparation. This course examines overhead crane awareness, including hazards, training, rigging and moving loads safely.
This course addresses the practices and procedures necessary to disable machinery or equipment, thereby preventing the release of hazardous energy while employees perform servicing and maintenance activities. Employees may be exposed to serious physical harm or death if hazardous energy is not properly controlled. Compliance with these standards are required under Occupational Health and Safety regulations.
Respiratory hazards can often exist at industrial and commercial worksites. These hazards include airborne contaminants, such as dusts, mists, fumes, and gases, or oxygen-deficient atmospheres. This course explains these hazards and provides various practices that help control worker exposure to these contaminants in the air.
Supervisors are often the employer's most effective tool at promoting a safety culture and ensuring the health and safety program is carried out on the shop floor or in the field. This course helps supervisors understand their safety responsibilities, not only to meet regulatory requirements, but to raise safety awareness within the organization. The lessons focus on general techniques and approaches that can be used to recognize and eliminate unsafe work conditions.
ATVs are used in all types of off-road applications such as farming and industrial use. This course offers safety techniques highlighting best practice in ATV riding. The course also covers protective gear, environmental concerns and local laws. The practical training includes pre-ride inspections, starting and stopping, turning (gradual and quick), hills (stopping, turning around, traversing), emergency stopping and swerving, and riding over obstacles.
Aboriginal Awareness training helps employers to attract and retain Aboriginal employees by creating awareness and respect in the workplace environment. This course outlines the history of Aboriginal people in Canada. This training is a critical element in dispelling myths about Aboriginal people, preparing the workplace and building support for increasing Aboriginal peoples' participation in employment and business opportunities.
Operating heavy equipment, including backhoes/excavators, loaders, bulldozers, and tractors, present many dangers on a worksite. Workers on foot can be struck by equipment, usually when it's backing up or changing direction. Equipment can also roll over while on a slope or when equipment is loaded improperly. This course makes workers aware of these hazards, and recommends various best practices to avoid heavy equipment accidents.
This course offers the formal instruction component of lift truck training, including operating instructions, warnings, truck controls and instrumentation, load stability, and pedestrian traffic. NOTE: To meet OSHA standards, online instruction must be supplemented with demonstrations performed by the trainer and practical exercises performed by the trainee, and evaluation of the operator's performance in the workplace.
This course has all the components of a food safety management training program needed to ensure the safety of all food processing environments. With a focus on the principles of HACCP, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points, this comprehensive lesson series covers the biological, chemical and physical hazards found in food processing systems, and outlines best practices for prevention and control. [Narrated versions available to AFPA members and affiliates only.]
A successful food safety system requires a thorough understanding of the prerequisite programs (GMP's) and HACCP plan elements. This course will help ensure that the members of your HACCP team have a complete understanding of the requirements of an effective food safety system and of everyone’s role in ensuring its success. [Narrated versions available to AFPA members and affiliates only.]
Behavior based safety (BBS) programs are being implemented by more and more organizations. The practice focuses on what people do, analyzes why they do it, and then applies a research-supported intervention strategy to improve what people do. To be successful, a BBS program must include all employees, which means providing them with the basic understanding of critical behaviors and the policies and procedures for performing observations.
This course provides information you need about operating a snowmobile safely, including transporting, riding, and maintaining snowmobiles, as well as common hazards and potential emergency situations. This material is meant to supplement information provided by the state or province in which you register and/or ride your snowmobile.
This course provides basic training for shippers and carriers on how to transport hazardous materials in accordance with US Department of Transport (DOT) regulations. This introduction video defines hazardous materials and provides guidance to recognize and identify hazardous materials. This general awareness and familiarization course should be supplemented with function specific safety training.
Warehouses, shops, yards and retail stores can present hazards to workers due to the handling and storage of materials. Forklifts and other powered equipment present dangers to pedestrians. Material handling also presents potential risk of injury. This course helps make employees aware of these hazards and provides the precautionary measures to avoid accidents and injuries.
Helicopter Safety and Survival is designed to provide first time and occasional helicopter passengers with a simple but comprehensive safety briefing. This course alerts passengers to the potential dangers of helicopters in a clear and concise manner. The topics covered in this video presentation include flight principles, ground safety, entering and exiting, the main and tail rotor, how to carry and stow tools and equipment, seat belt, intercom use, and emergency procedures and equipment.
Most drivers must follow the HOS Regulations if they drive a commercial motor vehicle, or CMV. In general, a CMV is a vehicle that is used as part of a business and is involved in interstate commerce and weighs 10,001 pounds or more, is designated to transport 9 / 16 or more passengers (for compensation and not for compensation) respectively, or that is involved in intersate transport of hazardous materials. Based on DOT regulation FMCSA Part 395.
This course is designed for Workers who are exposed to workplace hazards. It covers Respirators and how they are to be used safely in a workplace environment.
N.O.R.M., Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material, is everywhere. A byproduct of decaying uranium in the earth's crust, N.O.R.M. is found in everything from concrete and paint to the human body. One particular material, radon gas, is a naturally occurring but hazardous radioactive element which can be dangerous when allowed to accumulate in confined spaces where people live and work. This course teaches important information on N.O.R.M. hazards and regulations in the home and workplace.
Ideal for homeowners and communities at risk of high water or flood conditions, this course outlines the importance of preparing early to safely reduce loss and plan for the worst, before the water comes. The complete and comprehensive lesson series will help you prepare for and minimize the impact of water or a flood on your home and family. Shared by the extension faculty at North Dakota State University, the voices in this course are seasoned flood professionals with solid advice.
These lessons give the viewer the confidence to assist in a first aid emergency, along with beneficial training on various first aid techniques such as how to remove an airway obstruction, create proper splints for broken bones, and even how to provide proper CPR. These courses are aimed at giving workers the necessary tools to help those in need until EMS arrives, and perhaps, even save a life!
Workplace inspections are an excellent resource for preventing accidents before they happen. They are legislated by Federal, Provincial and Territorial laws. This Workplace Inspections course offers insight into the basics of carrying out a workplace inspection, how to prepare and carry out a successful workplace inspection in a variety of common work areas, along with the hazards to look out for and how to wrap up your inspections to ensure safe changes are made and long lasting.