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Training Tuesday – Spotting Hazards

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ICBA’s Hazard Recognition and Control session on March 11 will give  participants the knowledge they need to understand the principle of hazard recognition and control as well as the methods used to ensure hazards are identified and adequately addressed in the workplace.

By the time the session is over, sessions participants will have the tools they need to identify hazards, assess them, and score them by priority. They will also learn methods to take the information gathered and develop Safe Work Procedures to mitigate the hazards.

Participants will review a number of hazard scenarios as well as work to develop procedures to mitigate those hazards.

Topics covered include:

  • The regulatory requirements to identify and assess hazards.
  • Who may do a hazard assessment?
  • How to gather information regarding the hazards of a process?
  • How to conduct interviews with persons familiar with the process being assessed?
  • Developing appropriate conclusions and mitigating factors.
  • Completing the Hazard Assessment Form and develop Safe Work Procedures.

Instructor Terry Duncan is an independent safety specialist with more than 30 years of experience in occupational safety. Past roles include safety coordinator for Dominion Bridge of Western Canada, and safety coordinator/industrial engineer for Freightliner Canada. Terry was also directly involved in the development of the City of Vancouver’s TSC/CSO training program. He has worked in construction, manufacturing, forestry, pulp and paper, and municipal and provincial governments. In 1998, Terry was voted Senior Safety Professional of the Year by the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering.

Where and When
Monday, March 11, 2013
Accent Inn Burnaby, 3777 Henning Drive
Burnaby, BC V5C 6N5
Course information and registration.

 

Other courses coming up soon:

Blueprint and Specification Reading: This course introduces the proper reading and interpretation of drawings and specifications within the construction industry.

Transitioning from HST to PST: This half-day course will briefly review the basics of the new (old) PST, including registration and filing requirements, how PST differs from HST, and review important transitional issues dealing with the switch from a single HST to a combined GST + PST.

BC Wood Breakfast (free of charge): The purpose of the breakfast session is to provide participants with an overview of BC’s entire value-added wood products industry, how to easily access them and/or how to obtain information on products, both general and technical.

ICBA offers a wide range of courses. You can check out the complete course offerings here.

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