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Program Description

Construction is a unique, dynamic industry characterized by workplaces and workforces that change constantly. Through the course of a project, ten or more employers may be involved with many different trades on site. These multi-trade workplaces are what set the construction industry apart from all others. As injuries and fatalities continue to occur year after year, health and safety should remain everyone’s top priority.

This program provides general information on hazards and hazard recognition in the construction industry with a focus on occupational health and legal implications of health and safety. Participants will learn how to prevent injuries and fatalities as well as how to protect themselves on construction jobsites.

This is an awareness program only and is not intended to certify participants for work in any construction setting requiring certification. Job-specific training must also be conducted by the employer for every construction worker.

 

Program Content

  • Legal Framework
  • Hazard Identification and Control
  • Hazardous Energy Control
  • Occupational Health
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • Fire Protection, Emergency Procedures, and Injury Reporting
  • General Site Conditions
  • Fall Protection
  • Ladders and Work Platforms
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Materials Handling and Hoisting & Rigging
  • Mobile Equipment and Vehicles
  • Common Tools in Construction
 

Who Should Attend?

Anyone considering entering the construction industry or construction workers new to their job or trade. Future site supervisors may also benefit from taking this course.

 

Program Evaluation

A certificate of completion for this program will be issued to participants who achieve 75% on a final multiple-choice knowledge evaluation.

 
Program
Details
Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
2 Days
Member Fee
Special $0.00 Until Fall 2020

Regular
$85.00
Member Fee
Special $750.00 Until Fall 2020

Regular
$2,420.00
Max Participants
20
Non-member Fee
$85.00
Non-member Fee
$2,420.00
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Session Details


From: Jul 20, 2020 - To: Oct 02, 2020
City: Any
Region: Any

ihsa_EventNumberCourseNameDateCityLocation 
E69447Entry Level Construction Training7/20/2020 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E68621Entry Level Construction Training7/27/2020 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E68622Entry Level Construction Training8/6/2020 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E69450Entry Level Construction Training8/24/2020 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E71394Entry Level Construction Training9/1/2020 8:00:00 AMLondonLondon & District Construction Association Register
E71499Entry Level Construction Training10/1/2020 8:00:00 AMStratfordBest Western Arden Park Course is full

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