Safety Programs

Safety Training & Certification Programs

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Workplace Safety
Training Programs

CPO Approved | WSIB Recognized | TSSA Accredited

At Advanced Consulting & Training, we offer a wide range of workplace safety programs. Our courses cover the essentials of safety, such as emergency first aid, CPR, etc. We also go into detail on various safety aspects of specific operations, meaning you’ll be able to find the appropriate course(s) that apply to your field and your organization’s needs.

We conduct courses at our facility on Antares Road in Ottawa, and can also facilitate on-site training at your location. No matter how big or small your team is, we can tailor training to meet your requirements. ACT’s safety training programs are approved by and conducted in compliance with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, and are designed to keep your company operating safely.

Most Popular Programs

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AEWP/Boom Lift

In this hands-on training course you will learn proper fall protection practices specific to boom lifts and safe operation, with the goal to protect your own safety and those around your work area. Ideal for beginners & as a refresher.
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AEWP/Scissor Lift

One of our more popular courses, the Scissor Lift program trains staff how to work on and operate a scissor lift safely, while using effective fall protection systems to protect yourself and those you work around.
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Dangerous Goods

The Dangerous Goods safety training course is targeted at carriers, shippers, receivers & drivers responsible for the shipping, receiving & delivery of Dangerous Goods as defined under Transportation of Dangerous Goods law.
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Crane

The Crane course is geared towards individuals who supervise Overhead Crane operators or operate an Overhead Crane as part of their day-to-day job activities. It is a comprehensive, hands-on safety training course.
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Working at Heights

The Working at Heights course trains on the proper use of fall protection equipment when working at heights to prevent serious injuries and/or fatalities, including fall arrest systems and other fall protection.
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Forklift Classes

Our forklift safety training classes cover pre-shift inspections, safe lifting, operating and load handling procedures, proper parking & immobilization, pedestrian safety and the proper use of hand signals.
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Additional Workplace Safety Program

In addition to the above courses, we also offer workplace safety training in a number of specialized areas. These include specific stages and components of workplace operations, some applicable across a wide variety of industries while others are more niche. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, let us know.

  • Arc Flash and Basic Electrical Awareness
  • Power Actuated Tools
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Stilts Safety
  • Slips Trips and Falls
  • Hoisting and Rigging
  • Trenching Safety Awareness
  • Respiratory Awareness and Fit Testing
  • H2S Alive
  • Swing Stage Awareness
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Five Essential Workplace Safety Tips for Everyone to Know

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Working Outdoors Safely with Summer Storms & Heat in Mind

Summer in our part of Canada is a long-anticipated event, following those long, harsh winters that seem to never end. Summertime means family fun and outdoor activities, but it can

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Are You Due for a First Aid Refresher Course?

  A course in First Aid is an important component of your workplace safety program.  Given the daily demands of everyone’s work activity, first aid training might get set aside

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Why Sleep Is Important for Workplace Safety – and How to Encourage It

  Sleep is not only important for overall energy level at work, but essential for our overall health condition. Poor sleep habits can lead to blood pressure problems, which in

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Working Safely in Hot Conditions

  Our body temperature needs to stay in a healthy range whether at work, at rest or at play. An unsafe level in body temperature can lead to a number of

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4 Actions to Take Today to Promote a Workplace Safety Culture

Safety in the workplace is a fundamental need and major priority for management, employees, suppliers and stakeholders. Provincial and federal safety regulations often require annual training and/or regular compliance measures

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Why WHMIS Matters: How to Stay in Compliance for Hazardous Material Handling, Storage & Use

Effective and proper handling, use and storage of hazardous materials in the workplace is a matter of high priority for organizations large and small across Ontario & Canada. WHMIS exists

Safety Tips for Working on Roofs & Elevated Platforms

Worker safety is a top priority for any construction job site. When the job involves an elevated work site, safety planning for working at heights is of paramount importance. As

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How to Manage & Mitigate Stress in the Workplace

  Do you have a stressful workplace? Some employees might surprise you in their answer. Stress isn't the worst thing in the world, mind you. There's good stress and bad

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Protecting Hearing & Reducing Exposure to Noise in the Workplace

  Crash! Boom! Bang! Those are routine sounds heard ‘round many a work site. While most workers are accustomed to these sounds and aren’t fazed by them, there could be

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Tips to Prevent Eye Injuries in the Workplace

    Over 20,000 eye injuries occur on the job every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates, costing hundreds of millions of dollars in lost productivity and medical treatment

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6 Important Safety Tips for Small Businesses

  Typically, a small business wouldn’t be staffed with a full-time safety manager or officer. Yet it does not automatically follow that the business would have issues with safety. A