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Online Safety Training

Demand for on-line training continues to increase as amendments to government regulations are made and new online training standards are set by a variety of independent industry bodies. The result is an ever-increasing need for workers to invest in their future.

Online training provides fundamental skills and knowledge to allow job candidates to be more attractive to prospective employers.

Our course library is a publicly available repository that includes hundreds of premium online safety courses. Each course is created with a unique combination of multimedia elements, which may include high-impact videos, interactive games, dynamic animations, captivating graphics, voice-over audio, and probing questions designed to help engage trainees.

 

Safety

Online Safety training requirements often depend on a variety of factors including the industry, work site, task performed, and job title.

These internet-based safety training courses will help you stay up-to-date on everything from electrical, confined space, WHMIS, transportation of dangerous goods (TDG), first aid, fall protection, and ground disturbance protocols to chemical, biological, and physical hazards including appropriate preparation, planning, and PPE.

Driving

Included in the central library are many courses applicable to anyone who spends significant time in the driver’s seat.

Courses in this subject area cover advanced defensive driving techniques and strategies, safe backing procedures, air brakes refresher, fatigue and stress management, winter and distracted driving, as well as hours of service and weights and dimensions regulations.

Equipment

Ensuring you know how to stay safe when working with or around equipment is extremely important.

Equipment safety courses help accomplish this objective by providing insight into the components and basic operation of equipment commonly found on work sites such as aerial lifts, scaffolds, forklifts, fire extinguishers, chainsaws, and cranes.

Soft Skills

The competitive advantage of any company starts and ends with the talents and skills of its employees. Soft skills training is valuable for employees at every level of an organization.

Online personal development training can help you acquire and hone skills necessary to make you a stronger, more resilient worker.

Awareness

Awareness courses provide your employees with fundamental knowledge of various subject areas, including workplace inspections and violence, accident investigation, cultural diversity and discrimination, harassment prevention, ergonomics, substance abuse, environment management, and more.

Regulatory Approvals and Endorsements

Following is a list of courses that have been audited, approved, endorsed, and/or meet specific regulatory standards.

Courses audited and/or approved by one or more government bodies:

  • Emergency First Aid
  • Defensive Driving — 3 Demerit Reduction Program
  • PDIC Condensed Defensive Driving Program
  • Standard First Aid, including the version with CPR & AED

Course topics that help meet federal requirements and/or legislative standards:

  • Cargo securement, trip inspections, and weights and dimensions (Alberta Regulation 314/2002, Alberta Traffic Safety Act, and Commercial Vehicle Certificate and Insurance Regulation)
  • Electrical safety (CSA Z462 standards)

Qualify for Continuing Education Credits from the Engineering Institute (with the exception of Arc Flash Awareness)

  • Hours of service, both federal and provincial (Alberta)
  • TDG (Part 6 of Transport Canada’s TDG regulations)WHMIS (Health Canada’s WHMIS regulations)
  • WHMIS 2015 (GHS)

Course audited and/or endorsed by independent industry bodies:

  • Ground Disturbance for Supervisors 201 (Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA))

Many other courses in the library are awareness level courses that do not fall under any regulatory approvals or endorsements but are highly recognized by industry professionals. Additionally, this list of approved and endorsed courses is constantly growing. Check back regularly for updates.

F.A.Q.

Feel free to contact us should you have any additional questions regarding our online courses.

Can we set-up our own online training portal on our company website?

Yes, we can set-up a company branded portal for you at minimal cost, with the option to implement a full Learning Management System customized to meet the training needs of your company.

Will taking online training courses help me get a job?

Yes, and the more courses you take relevant to the industry, trade, or career you wish to pursue, the more attractive you will be to prospective employers!

Are the courses in your online portal ANSI or CSA approved?

The online courses are developed and published by members of the SafetyNet, a world class group of safety and training companies, many are ANSI and/or CSA approved.

Can I test a course out before purchasing it?

Yes, a test course code can be generated and assigned to an active user account. Email sales@globalwestsafety.com with “Test Course” in the subject line. Include your registered user name and the name of the course you would like to test.