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

Conducting A Workplace Safety Audit

Once you have a safety program in place, you need to make sure it is working for you and your team. Let’s look at the different ways you can conduct

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Due Diligence: Why It Matters & How to Tackle It to Ensure Workplace Safety

Due diligence is an essential part of an employer’s responsibility when it comes to workplace safety. Without performing this task, you open yourself to massive amounts of liability. You also

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Aerial Lift Safety: Scissor Lifts & Boom Lifts

Countless accidents happen each year on aerial lifts. Even with proper training, these pieces of equipment can still be quite dangerous. There is no such thing as a minor injury

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Falls From Heights: How to Ensure You’re Safely Working at Heights

Practically any job requires employees to deal with some level of heights. The question is: when the employee encounters those heights, are they able to do so safely? To ensure

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Do You Have a Workplace Fire Safety Plan?

Does your workplace have a fire safety plan? If you aren’t sure, that means one of two things. It means either your workplace doesn't have a fire safety plan, or

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What Is WHMIS & Why It Matters in the Workplace

WHMIS stands for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. WHMIS is the standard for communicating workplace hazards in Canada. This system covers the proper labeling of workplace hazards and the

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Types of Hazards Found in the Workplace

Even though we want to think of our jobs as a safe place, every workplace comes with inherent hazards. Companies can work diligently to remove or avoid as many as

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Due Diligence Courses: Safety Begins with Prevention & Preparation

Protecting your workers and customers should be paramount in our daily operations. Otherwise, without preparation, it is a disaster waiting to happen. For companies to avoid liability and injuries, they must

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5 Tips for Workplace Safety and Accident Prevention in Ottawa & Across Ontario

Workplace safety is an issue employers often overlook until it is too late. Despite better efforts in safety and prevention, injuries are a costly phenomenon that are still too common

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Identifying Types of Hazards in the Workplace

The process of identifying workplace hazards is an important step in assessing safety risks and planning. It's not just hazardous materials in the workplace that we're talking about, but any

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Confined Space Hazards and Precautions

Do you have confined spaces in your workplace or at your job site? If so (and they may exist while being overlooked), it's important to identify the risk potential for

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6 Tips for Working at Heights Training – Make 2020 Your Year of Workplace Safety

Over the years, workplace falls have been responsible for a significant number of accidents. Working at heights mishaps & incidents have resulted in fatalities and significant injuries to the workers