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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5 Important Steps to an Effective Safety Audit

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Falling from Height: Tips to Prevent Accidents at Your Job Site or Workplace

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Six Steps to Ensuring Forklift Safety

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What is a Due Diligence Program

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Top 5 Safety Mistakes When Working at Heights

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What it Takes to Get a Health & Safety Certificate

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Five Essential Steps for Material Handling Safety

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No Smoking Includes Vape: Reminding Employees Not to Use E-Cigarettes at Work

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Canadian Cannabis Laws: Emphasizing the Importance of Employees Not Getting High At or Before Work

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Are You Using Drones to Evaluate & Improve Safety Conditions at Your Work Site?

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Why It’s Important to Ensure that Personal Protective Equipment Fits Comfortably

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5 Essential Tips for Having Proper Fire-Prevention Equipment

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