On-Line Health & Safety Courses

Canadian Red Cross Approved and Delivered On-line Courses

Bloodborne Pathogens

This program is designed for individuals who may be exposed to blood and body fluids or items contaminated with blood during the performance of their work and who wish to gain a basic understanding of blood-borne pathogens.

$ 35.00

Please contact info@bluewaterfirstaid.ca to register for this on-line course

Bloodborne Pathogens

This program is designed for individuals who may be exposed to blood and body fluids or items contaminated with blood during the performance of their work and who wish to gain a basic understanding of blood-borne pathogens.

Duration:

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 3 – 4 hours to complete..

Course Objectives:

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the basic ability to recognize the hazards associated with occupational exposure to blood and body fluids; be familiar with the steps to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens; and to know the steps that should be taken following exposure to blood and body fluids.

The course is presented in 4 modules:

  1. Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens
  2. Bloodborne Pathogen Regulations
  3. Workplace Programs and Personal Protection
  4. Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Follow-up

 

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Fire Safety

No one expects a fire, emergency or other disaster to occur in their workplace. It is important to remember that these misfortunes can strike anyone, anytime, and in any workplace. Fires in the workplace cause extensive injury and property loss. If a fire started in your home or workplace would you know what to do?

$ 19.95

Please contact info@bluewaterfirstaid.ca to register for this on-line course

 

Fire Safety

Fire Safety teaches participants about the legislated fire safety responsibilities of the employer and the worker, describes safe work practices related to fire prevention, and provides practical information about emergency response in situations involving fire.

Course Duration:

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the timeline for completion will be 1 – 2 hours.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Explain how the issue of fire safety is addressed by occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation in Canada and identify the fire safety responsibilities of employers and those of workers
  • Describe safe work practices that can reduce the risk of fire
  • Know what to do in the event of a fire
  • Recognize fire-related situations in which the use of a fire extinguisher is appropriate and situations in which it is best to evacuate rather than try to put out the fire
  • Identify the types of extinguishers, and the classes of fire that can be put out using each type of extinguisher
  • Know how to use a fire extinguisher
  • Understand the maintenance and servicing requirements related to fire extinguishers

Evaluation Process:

Fire Safety is a 4-module course. At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants must successfully complete the test before continuing to the next module. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to advance and complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique. Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

 

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Lockout / Tagout

The term “Lockout/Tagout” refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard workers from the unexpected energizing or start-up of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities. Lockout/Tagout explains the importance of Lockout/Tagout in protecting the health and safety of workers. The course examines basic workplace safety tenets and examines the specific stages and procedures of the Lockout/Tagout process. The basic tenets of safety are explained as are the specific stages and procedures of the Lockout-Tagout process.

$ 19.95

Please contact info@bluewaterfirstaid.ca to register for this on-line course 

 

Lockout/Tagout

The term “Lockout/Tagout” refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard workers from the unexpected energizing or start-up of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities. Lockout/Tagout explains the importance of Lockout/Tagout in protecting the health and safety of workers. The course examines basic workplace safety tenets and examines the specific stages and procedures of the Lockout/Tagout process. The basic tenets of safety are explained as are the specific stages and procedures of the Lockout-Tagout process.

Duration

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 1.5 – 3 hours to complete.

Learning Objectives:

Ultimately, the goal of this course is to educate participants as to what a lockout device is and when Lockout-Tagout should be used in the work place. The course examines basic workplace safety tenets and examines the specific stages and procedures of the Lockout-Tagout process.

This course is presented in 4 modules:

  • Introduction
  • Injury Prevention
  • Equipment Shutdown and Isolation
  • The Procedure of Lockout – Tagout

Evaluation Process:

At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

 

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Medical Terminology

The Medical Terminology course provides an introduction to the professional language used by those who are directly and indirectly involved with the art of healing. The course will also introduce those not currently involved in the health care environment with an introduction to the language of medicine. In addition, the program will provide participants with the basics of human anatomy and physiology.

$ 280.00

Please contact info@bluewaterfirstaid.ca to register for this on-line course

 

Medical Terminology

The Medical Terminology course provides an introduction to the professional language used by those who are directly and indirectly involved with the art of healing. The course will also introduce those not currently involved in the health care environment with an introduction to the language of medicine. In addition, the program will provide participants with the basics of human anatomy and physiology.

Duration

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 12 – 24 hours to complete.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Medical Terminology
  • Body Structures
  • Word Parts
  • Integumentary System
  • The Breast
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Nervous System
  • The Sensory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Lymphatic and Immune System
  • Respiratory System
  • Digestive System
  • The Endocrine System
  • Reproductive System
  • Urinary System

Evaluation Process:

At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants that do not achieve 70% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

 

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Ten Steps to Creating Safe Environments for Organizations and Communities

Ten Steps is a straightforward risk management course to help businesses, organizations and communities to prevent violence, abuse and bullying. Learn to customize a concrete action plan to prevent and respond proactively to these threats.

Course Purpose: To learn how to create safe environments, free from violence and abuse

Key Topic Areas Include: Risk management; Violence prevention; Workplace safety; Beneficiary safety; Client safety; Organizational policies and procedures development; Safe environments; Workplace harassment/bullying; Employee training; Volunteer training; Cultures of nonviolence and peace; and Respect Education.

$ 40.00

Please contact info@bluewaterfirstaid.ca to register for this on-line course

 

Ten Steps to Creating Safe Environments for Organizations and Communities

Course Overview

The purpose of the Ten Steps course is to equip businesses, organizations and communities to manage risk by preventing and responding to violence, abuse and bullying proactively through a customized action plan.

Who Should Take the Course?

Any adult involved in the leadership of a business, organization or community.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the Ten Steps course, participants will have customized their own concrete action plan for their business, organization or community. They will be able to apply the Ten Steps, identify systems and procedures required to prevent violence, and recognize the appropriate processes available to report violence and respond to disclosures.

This course is presented in eleven modules:

  1. Introduction to the Ten Stepsto Creating Safe Environments
  2. Understand the Problem of Violence
  3. Recognize People’s Vulnerability and Resilience
  4. Define Protection Instruments
  5. Create a Prevention Ream
  6. Complete a Risk Assessment for Your Setting
  7. Develop Policies and Procedures
  8. Educate Adults, Youth and Children
  9. Respond to Disclosures
  10. Meet the Challenges to Creating Safe Environments
  11. Maintain Safe Environments

Materials

The Ten Steps to Creating Safe Environments manual is provided as a PDF download (included in course fee). Learners can choose to purchase a hard copy from shop.redcross.ca/ViolencePrevention.

Assignments

Learners complete their own customized Ten Steps to Creating Safe Environments Action Plan as they work through the course. This assignment will not be graded.

Evaluation

A short pre-test and post-test measure learning. Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

Duration

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at any time and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take about 3 hours to complete.
Due to the nature of the program, candidates under the age of 18 need adult support to take this course.

 

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Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

In the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) course you will learn its regulations and proper training, proper documentation, safety marks and means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions as well as, immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency. A printable certificate is available upon completion.

Also Please Note: Although this is a nationally recognized course, if you are currently unemployed and seeking employment it is up to your new employer to accept any prior training. They may still require you to re-train once hired.

$ 34.95

Please contact info@bluewaterfirstaid.ca to register for this on-line course 

 

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

In the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) course you will learn its regulations and proper training, proper documentation, safety marks and means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions as well as, immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency. A printable certificate is available upon completion.

Also Please Note: Although this is a nationally recognized course, if you are currently unemployed and seeking employment it is up to your new employer to accept any prior training. They may still require you to re-train once hired.

Duration

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 5 – 9 hours to complete.

Learning Objectives:

Ultimately, the goal of this course is to provide participants with the information they need to comply with the TDG Act and regulations. By completing this course, they should know how dangerous goods are classified; understand the regulations pertaining to proper documentation, safety marks, means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions; and know the immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods.

This course is presented in 9 modules:

  • Introduction to TDG
  • Regulations and Training
  • Classification of Dangerous Goods
  • Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods
  • Means of Containment
  • Documentation
  • Forbidden Goods, Exemptions and Special Provisions
  • Exemptions
  • Immediate Reporting and ERAPs

Evaluation Process:

At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

 

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Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) – Energy Services

In the TDG course you will learn – Introduction to TDG, its regulations and proper training, proper documentation, safety marks and means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions as well as, immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency. A printable certificate is available upon completion.

Also Please Note: Although this is a nationally recognized course, if you are currently unemployed and seeking employment it is up to your new employer to accept any prior training. They may still require you to re-train once hired.

$ 34.95

Please contact info@bluewaterfirstaid.ca to register for this on-line course 

 

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) – Energy Services

In the TDG course you will learn – Introduction to TDG, its regulations and proper training, proper documentation, safety marks and means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions as well as, immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency. A printable certificate is available upon completion.

Duration:

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 5 – 9 hours to complete.

Course Objectives:

Ultimately, the goal of this course is to provide participants with the information they need to comply with the TDG Act and regulations. By completing this course, they should know how dangerous goods are classified; understand the regulations pertaining to proper documentation, safety marks, means of containment, forbidden goods, exemptions and special provisions; and know the immediate reporting and procedures to follow in the event of an emergency involving dangerous goods.

This course is presented in 9 modules:

  1. Introduction to TDG
  2. Regulations and Training
  3. Classification of Dangerous Goods
  4. Safety Marks Used in Conjunction with Dangerous Goods
  5. Means of Containment
  6. Documentation
  7. Forbidden Goods, Exemptions and Special Provisions
  8. Exemptions
  9. Immediate Reporting and ERAPs

 

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WHMIS 2015

WHMIS 2015 Online is based on the current 2015 legislation and meets the legislated requirement for general WHMIS training. Employers must also provide workplace-specific training and instruction for each of the hazardous products in the workplace.

WHMIS 2015 has come into effect with a transition period that lasts several years (full implementation by December 1, 2018). During this time, suppliers must fully comply with either WHMIS 2015 or with the “old” WHMIS (WHMIS 1988). This means that there may be hazardous products in the workplace that use WHMIS 2015 labels, classifications and Safety Data Sheets and there may be hazardous products that use WHMIS 1988 labels, classifications and (Material) Safety Data Sheets.

$ 35.00

Please contact info@bluewaterfirstaid.ca to register for this on-line course 

 

WHMIS 2015

WHMIS 2015 Online is based on the current 2015 legislation and meets the legislated requirement for general WHMIS training. Employers must also provide workplace-specific training and instruction for each of the hazardous products in the workplace.

WHMIS 2015 has come into effect with a transition period that lasts several years (full implementation by December 1, 2018). During this time, suppliers must fully comply with either WHMIS 2015 or with the “old” WHMIS (WHMIS 1988). This means that there may be hazardous products in the workplace that use WHMIS 2015 labels, classifications and Safety Data Sheets and there may be hazardous products that use WHMIS 1988 labels,

Duration

WHMIS Online is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at any time and can resume where they left off. The time required to complete the course will depend on many factors including the participant’s learning style and their prior knowledge of course material. Most participants will complete WHMIS Online in less than 2 hours.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of WHMIS 2015, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the essential role WHMIS plays in protecting the health and safety of Canadian workers
  • Identify the WHMIS responsibilities of suppliers, employers, and workers
  • Know the workplace requirements related to the use of supplier labels and workplace labels, and how to locate and interpret the information found on these labels
  • Recognize the WHMIS pictograms and the types of hazard each represents
  • Recognize the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) as a source of comprehensive information about a hazardous chemical in the workplace and know how to locate various types of information when reading an SDS
  • Identify the WHMIS exemptions for suppliers and importers
  • Know general safe work practices that should be followed when working with hazardous products

WHMIS Online is an active learning experience, using interactive content screens and online exercises to engage learners and reinforce key concepts. Mandatory testing ensures that participants have met learning objectives and retained the required knowledge.

Evaluation Process:

No participant can complete the course without verifying their understanding of the course material. WHMIS Online is presented in 6 modules. To progress from one module to the next, participants must pass a mandatory test. Those who do not pass the test must review the module content and re-test. There is no limit to the number of re-tests. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank to ensure that re-tests will be unique.