Construction Safety Online Learning Courses

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Accident Investigation
In spite of our best efforts, accidents occasionally occur. While many seem to happen for obvious reasons, there may be things that contribute to an accident which are not always apparent. That’s why it is vital to conduct a thorough Accident Investigation.

Duration:  1 hour | $49.95 +GST
Alcohol & Drug Awareness
This online Alcohol and Drug Awareness course emphasises the seriousness of being “fit-for-work” and identifies personal responsibilities as they relate to ensuring the health and safety of all workers.

Duration:  30 minutes | $39.95 +GST
Asbestos Awareness (Online)
This online course was created specifically to educate employees about the dangers of working with materials that may contain asbestos.

Duration: 45 minutes | $49.95 +GST
Basic Electrical Safety
This program, Basic Electrical Safety in the Workplace, trains employees to have a basic understanding of electricity and how it works.
BC Safe Driving
This online course is a comprehensive defensive driving program designed to teach responsible driving practices and to help drivers of all experience levels become better drivers.

Duration: 3-4 hours 
Boom Truck Safety
This online Boom Truck Safety course is designed to provide you with the knowledge required to safely inspect, maintain, and operate boom trucks as well as read and interpret load charts.
Cargo Securement Flatbeds
Everyone who pulls a flatbed for a living knows that properly securing cargo to a trailer is key to safe and profitable operation. This online Cargo Securement Flatbeds course explains valuable ways to prevent load loss, trip delays, increased insurance rates, injury, and damage to cargo, vehicles and property.

Duration: 90 minutes
Chainsaw Safety Awareness
This course is designed to cover the basics of safe, effective chainsaw use including: required protective equipment for use in the forestry industry, parts of the chainsaw; saw maintenance and sharpening, tree-cutting techniques; forestry dangers zones and hazardous trees; proper stance; and operator fatigue.

Duration: 1 hour l $79.95
Cold Stress
If you are exposed to extreme cold in your work environment, you could be at risk of what the Occupation Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) calls “cold stress” illnesses and injuries. These include dangerous conditions such as hypothermia and trench foot resulting from direct exposure. The cold is particularly dangerous because it can slow you down and cause damage before you even know it is happening. This course was designed to help satisfy the requirements of the National Safety Council publication, First Aid and CPR.


Duration: 25 minutes
Compressed Gas Cylinders
In today's work environments, compressed gas is used for many things such as refrigeration, welding, and heating. Compressed gas cylinders can be dangerous, and employees who work with them need to know how to handle them properly. This course provides the information employees need to handle and transport these potentially volatile storage containers.

Duration: 1 hour
Confined Spaces Awareness for Entrants & Monitors
This online awareness course provides an overview of confined spaces and explains how to safely manage confined space entries for workers who enter or manage entry.

Duration:  30 minutes | $69.95 +GST
Confined Space Safety Awareness
This online course will introduce you to the types of confined spaces and the associated hazards. You will learn about the activities within a confined space, and codes of practice. Different types of hazard controls are presented including: engineering, administration, and protective equipment. Worth 1 Gold Seal Credit.

Duration:  3 hours | $100.00 +GST
Construction Safety Training System (CSTS-09)
This course is an interactive, web-based (online) training program, focusing on hazard awareness and preventative actions delivered through 15 modules. This course can be done from any location, is self-paced and user friendly. This certificate is mandatory in Alberta and recognized right across Canada.
Dog Bite Prevention
In this course, you’ll learn how to mitigate incidents with aggressive dogs and the context for how dogs came to be so intertwined in human civilization. You’ll also explore a variety of hazard controls and different behavioural techniques to reduce your risk of being attacked.
Dog Bite Safety
Knowledge and awareness give your employees the power to avoid or safely handle their interaction with dogs in their daily activities. Reduce your incidences of dog bite encounters by giving your employees the tools and knowledge they need when they need it. You will never need to worry about the scheduling complications of bringing your employees to a specific location at specific times.
Driver Safety
This online course helps learners recognize hazards inherent with vehicle operation and take actions to reduce risk on and off the work site.

Duration: 20 minutes
Electrical Safety Training
This online course provides a well-rounded approach to the basics of electrical safety and helps increase understanding of the dangers of electricity from both a shock protection and arc flash protection point of view.

Duration: 3 hours
Electrocution Awareness for Construction
Hundreds of construction workers are killed every year from electrocution. To help prevent injury to you and others, this online course is designed to give you an overview of basic electrical safety. It is specifically helpful for individuals who work in the construction industry and have limited familiarity with electrical hazards. This is an online course.

Duration: 1 hour
Emergency Procedures
This online course covers proper procedures for responding to a wide variety of emergency situations including medical emergencies, fires, natural disasters, explosions, bomb threats, hazardous spills, and acts of violence. 


Duration:  1 hour | $59.95 +GST
ESTS Electrical Workers (Canada)
This online course is a state-of-the-art online multimedia safety training system that provides affordable, high quality, impactful, and credible electrical safety qualification, refresher, and awareness training. It uses 3D graphics, videos, and narrated content to provide information on arc flash and shock dangers, how to protect yourself from them, and how to follow up on preventative and protective control measures.
ESTS Non-Electrical Workers (Canada)
This online course is designed specifically for non-electrical workers who typically use, apply and/or operate electrical equipment in the workplace or work in close proximity to overhead power lines. It will inform you about the associated hazards and risks and explain how to protect yourself from being potentially exposed to electrical shock and arc flash hazards.

Duration: 90 minutes.
Excavation Safety
This online course explains OSHA standards related to safe excavation and trenching operations.

Duration: 45 minutes
Fall Protection Awareness
This online awareness course provides employers and employees with a basic understanding of workplace fall hazards and the workplace safety measures that can eliminate or mitigate those hazards. It also presents an overview of applicable Alberta legislated guidelines and industry practices corresponding to those hazards and control measures.


Duration: 1 hour
Fall Prevention for Construction
This online course is designed to help you recognize fall hazards and teach you to take the proper measures to ensure safety when working at heights. It covers regulations 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M. 

Duration:  1 hour | $49.95 +GST
Fire Prevention and Response
This online course will provide the knowledge necessary to identify: elements of a fire prevention plan, the requirements for emergency exits, what to do in the event of a fire, and the classes of fire.

Duration: 45 minutes
Fire Safety Awareness
This online course will provide the knowledge necessary to identify: elements of a fire prevention plan, the requirements for emergency exits, what to do in the event of a fire, and the classes of fire.

Duration: 30 minutes
First Aid Awareness
This comprehensive online First Aid Awareness course is designed to provide information required to respond appropriately to injuries and medical emergencies. Each course module provides detailed instructions and demonstrations for administering first aid. This course is appropriate for those with or without prior First Aid training.

Duration: 1 hour
Formal Workplace Inspections
This online Formal Workplace Inspections course provides the tools and knowledge needed to conduct an efficient workplace inspection.
Gas Detection 
This Gas Detection equipment, toxicology & atmospheric testing training course will cover the identification of hazards, atmospheric testing, respiratory protection, classification, safe entry procedures and rescue for any worker that will be entering, working in, providing stand by for or monitoring confined spaces.
Ground Disturbance - Supervisory
This online course has been fully endorsed by the Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) Standard 201.
It was built on the success and content of the current Global Training Centre Ground Disturbance Level II® standardized program. In our opinion this course provides all the content from the classroom version of the Ground Disturbance Level II®, plus the benefit of some additional information.
Ground Disturbance for Supervisors 201
This online course is Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) endorsed and is designed for planners, managers, supervisors, and employees who are or will be required to develop, plan, and implement any kind of ground disturbance.
H2S Awareness
This online awareness course will provide information which is required to properly recognize, assess and control hazards that are associated with the H2S gas. The properties of H2S, the health hazards that are associated with exposure, the detection and monitory methods, and acceptable exposure limits of H2S will be discussed throughout this course.
Hand & Power Tools for Construction
This online course explains the importance of hand and power tool safety in construction workplaces. This course is intended for all general construction workers.
Hazard Assessment
This online Hazard Assessment course provides an understanding of the importance of hazard assessments on the overall performance of health and safety management systems.
Hazard Communication in Construction Environments
Created specifically to assist building and construction companies of all types in complying with federal, state, and municipal hazard communication regulations, this course also addresses the major education and training requirements in these chemical hazard laws.This is an online course.
Hearing Conservation
Since 2004, the Bureau of Labour Statistics has reported nearly 125,000 cases of permanent hearing loss in workers. Simply being exposed to hazardous noise levels can result in hearing loss by damaging the hair cells directly connected to nerve endings in the inner ear. However, the extent of this damage and the severity of hearing loss depend on the amount of noise to which you are exposed and the duration of exposure time. This is an online course.
Heat Stress
Each year thousands of employees suffer the adverse effects of heat stress. Whether they work outdoors under the hot summer sun or indoors with equipment and machinery that give off high levels of heat, workers need to know how to recognize and prevent heat stress and other heat-related health problems. This is an online course.
Hydraulic Safety - Exposure Level
Designed for individuals who work on or near hydraulic equipment, this online course provides an awareness of hydraulic hazards in the workplace.
Hydraulic Safety in Construction
This course contains over 800 visual learning aids including numerous videos, animations, procedures, and reference documents. The goal of this course is to provide important knowledge that will assist in reducing risk and eliminating hazards for workers, equipment, companies, and the environment. This course in combination with a full hydraulic safety program will greatly reduce risk.This is an online course. 
Hydraulic Safety - High Risk 
Designed for individuals who work on or near hydraulic equipment, this online course provides an awareness of hydraulic hazards in the workplace.
Indoor Air Quality
This course uses a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text, and colorful graphics to help workers understand the potentially harmful effects of poor air quality. The course is divided into topic-based lessons to help learners understand and retain information on preventing, identifying, and correcting air quality problems.
Industrial Safety Orientation
The Industrial Safety Training System (ISTS) Orientation meets BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan legislative orientation requirements by introducing workers to the basic principles of hazard recognition, evaluation, and control. This is an online course.
Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSC)
This online course teaches you the fundamentals of JHSCs so that your company can develop a committee that adheres to legislation and is unique to your workers, history, and environment.This course covers common ladder dangers, techniques for choosing the right ladder for a job, and how to use ladders safely to protect yourself and others from harm.
Ladder Safety Awareness
This online Ladder Safety course identifies hazards inherent with ladder work, provides safe practices to reduce or eliminate these hazards, reviews techniques for determining fall protection requirements, and provides strategies for determining how and when to inspect ladders.
Ladder Safety for General Industry
This online Ladder Safety for General Industry course covers common ladder dangers, techniques for choosing the right ladder for a job, and how to use ladders safely to protect yourself and others from harm.
Lead Awareness
This online course teaches learners about the effects of lead exposure in the workplace and how to work safety in environments containing lead. 
Leadership for Safety Excellence
Designed for municipal supervisors, this course helps participants understand their role in supporting their health and safety management system. This online course consists of four modules:
•Supervisor’s Role

•Hazard Identification, Assessment & Control
•Formal Workplace Inspections
•Accident/Incident Investigation
Leadership Vision
Leadership vision is vital to the long-term success of organizations. It gives managers and leaders the ability to create the future through the conceptualizing of a possible reality. Once a vision is established, plans can be made to bring it to life. This online Leadership Vision course explains the purpose and importance of a shared vision and provides strategies for creating and implementing it within your company.
Leading Through Change
Why is knowing how to lead others through change so important? When organizations attempt to change, they need effective leaders who can guide others through the change. Otherwise, organizations often fail to live up to their potential.There are many reasons why change initiatives fail more often than they succeed. This course will show you how to avoid those mistakes and implement change positively and successfully.
Lockout Tagout in the Workplace
This online course covers the steps to correctly lock and tag out equipment, devices used for lockout tagout, and the elimination of potentially fatal hazards through implementation of proper lockout tagout procedures. This course also covers the legal requirements surrounding the lockout of equipment, potential consequences of not following the procedure, and how to create and maintain a written workplace lockout tagout program.
Material Handling, Storage, Use, & Disposal for Construction
Working on a construction site requires workers to handle, move, use, and dispose of the building materials used. Because improper, inadequate, or unsafe handling of materials causes injuries and even death in many cases, handling materials safely should be a primary goal of every worker. This online course is designed to provide you with an introduction to handling materials on the job site, including moving, storing, and disposing of materials. It covers regulations 29 CFR 1926, Subpart H.
National Construction Safety Awareness
This online course was developed by the construction industry as a national course to give you an overview and encourage a general awareness of the potential hazards and health & safety issues you’ll be faced with on any worksite in Canada. Worth 2 Gold Seal Credits. 
Office Safety: It's Not Magic
This program emphasizes that safety does not happen by magic, but requires commitment and participation from everyone. This highly entertaining program addresses common hazards found in the office environment and motivates your employees to use best practices to ensure their safety.

All courses are eligible for Gold Seal Credits. For inquiries about Gold Seal eligibility, contact Jennifer Marte at 250.491.7330 or email: education@sica.bc.ca