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Safety Consulting

Safety Consulting

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Safety Consulting

To work successfully as a business, you will require exceptional consulting skills and relationship building skills. Through Advanced Consulting and Training’s practical safety consulting programs you can effectively learn internal consulting skills that will enable you to keep your workplace safe and hazard free.

Our programs guide you through staffing construction site employees, workplace safety audits, management positions, construction codes, and many more. If the required course is not listed below, feel free to contact us for further information on these customized OHS Initiatives.

Safety Consulting Programs

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Construction Site Safety Staffing

Construction Site Safety Staffing

Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd. relies on our extensive knowledge base as well as hands-on experience to develop and update standard operating procedures.

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Workplace Safety Audits

Workplace Safety Audits

Our extensive experience in workplace safety means we conduct site audits that are thorough and compliant with widely recognized, up-to-date safety standards.

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Confined Space Inventory Development

Confined Space Inventory Development

Advanced Consulting and Training will work with you to develop confined space inventories based on compliance-based and risk-based safety systems.

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Policy and Procedure Development

Policy and Procedure Development

We’ve built decades of experience with policies and procedures, based on the most rigorous safety standards and ongoing learning in the field.

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Standard Operating Procedure Development

Standard Operating Procedure Development

Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd. relies on an extensive knowledge base as well as hands-on experience to develop and update standard operating procedures.

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Workplace Risk Assesments and Evaluations

Workplace Risk Assesments and Evaluations

We identify workplace risk factors, analyze the potential and likelihood for those factors to lead to harm, and find ways to mitigate or eliminate the risks.

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Confined Space Entry Management

Confined Space Entry Management

Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd. defines all confined spaces on your site and works with you to ensure that only authorized & trained staff enter these spaces.

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Canada Labour Code Part II

Canada Labour Code Part II

We work with clients to ensure full compliance with Part II of the Canada Labour Code, which is designed to reduce workplace accidents and injuries.

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Gap Analysis

Gap Analysis

Upon the completion of this process, your organization will have direction and opportunities to devise a clear Continuous Improvement Plan based upon risk and severity for the “Gaps” that were established.

JHSC Functionalism Support

JHSC Functionalism Support

Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd. provides support to your JHSC to ensure it is effective and makes the workplace safer for all stakeholders.

COR™ Certification Assistance

COR™ Certification Assistance

We help businesses achieve the Certificate of Recognition™, making your workplace safer & your company eligible for more projects.

Why choose act?

About Our Workplace Safety Training Programs

For over 20 years, Advanced Consulting & Training has been providing workplace healthy & safety solutions that are comprehensive and cost-effective. Our team of certified health and safety professionals deliver safety programs such as Working at Heights, WHMIS, Forklift Certification, First Aid and other speciality training courses. Our safety consulting and safety training programs are relevant for all industries.

  • We offer courses in our Training & Education Centre, and also deliver training at client locations across Ontario
  • Our consulting & management development services, safety audits and specialty management training build on a wealth of experience
  • We can tailor any safety training programs to meet your organization’s unique set of needs & circumstances
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Frequently Asked Questions

The best way to improve your safety procedures on a construction site is to have clear, easy to understand procedures & ensure all workers are trained and aware of the importance of following the safety guide. ACT helps to provide these plans so it is straightforward & easy to follow.

A safety audit is done at work sites to determine the efficiency, reliability & effectiveness of the health and safety procedures. These are done to ensure that the company’s day to day activities comply with safety regulations.

The individual that is conducting the safety audit should be a trained professional, so nothing is missed. ACT knows what to look for and can provide up to date knowledge and expertise when conducting an audit.

1) Health & Safety Policy statement of intent – this defines how your company intends to manage the health and safety risks as well as meet the requirements issued by the government.

2) Performance targets – This part of the policy is for your organization to commit to continually improving & following the guidelines laid out in the policy. These are the goals your organization aims to meet to show continued growth.

3) Who is responsible? – Each organization should have a designated member of the team who takes ownership of ensuring the safety policy is followed, and kept up to date.

Policies & procedures differ from one workplace to another. A professional safety audit will identify the risks & outline what policies and procedures are required to tackle each risk that is identified.

Step 1: Identify the hazards Step 2: Decide who might be harmed and how Step 3: Evaluate the risks and decide on control measures Step 4: Record your findings Step 5: Review your assessment and update as and when necessary

A gap analysis is designed to promote safety and eliminate incidents in your business, leading to improved productivity and profitability.

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How COVID-19 Affects Safety in Your Workplace

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Health & Safety Inspectors: Update Your Skills & Training

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Confined Space Management: Basic Skills & Safety Upgrades

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Aerial Lift Training: Boom Lifts, Scissor Lifts & More

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Update Your Working at Heights Training for the New Year

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Best Approaches to Workplace Safety Audits for the New Year

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