Training Services

Clarity Safety Solutions Inc.

Provides an innovative dynamic learning experience to our clients. Our course content is always updated with the newest techniques and best practices. Our instructors are subject matter experts within their discipline. We customize our courses to guarantee that our clients needs our met every time.

The training courses:

  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Confined Space Standby
  • Fall Protection
  • First Aid
  • WHIMIS

Confined Space Awareness

The four-hour Confined Space Awareness course is designed for owners, management, supervisory staff and employees. We focus primarily on the legislative and regulatory requirements pertaining to working in confined spaces in the Province of British Columbia. Upon completion, students will have acquired the knowledge, understanding and basic principles of working in confined spaces. Students will also be aware of the regulatory requirements pertaining to owners, management, supervision and employees.

A certificate is awarded upon completion.

The curriculum includes:

  • Hazards of confined space
  • Risk assessment procedures
  • Risk control measures
  • Emergency procedures
  • Selection, use and maintenance of safety equipment
  • Legislative requirements
  • Entry Permits
  • Practical confined space scenarios

The Confined Space Certificate does not have an expiry date; however it is recommended that a refresher course be taken every three years due to ongoing changes in the Legislation and Regulatory requirements

 

Confined Space Standby Training

Confined Space Standby training (four hours) is designed to ensure that standby workers meet the qualifications and competency standard in accordance with WorkSafeBC regulations.

Upon completion students will be able to:

  • Identify hazards of confined space
  • Identify warning properties of harmful air contaminants and symptoms of  exposure
  • Follow written confined space procedures
  • Correctly fill out entry permits
  • Have knowledge of adequate ventilation
  • Select, use and maintenance of atmospheric testing equipment
  • Understand procedures for properly summoning rescue personnel
  • Participate in confined space standby scenarios

 

Fall Protection 8-Hour Workshop

This workshop provides instruction on the effective selection, use and care of fall protection equipment and when/how it is required in accordance with WorkSafe BC Regulations.

Upon successful completion, students will:

  • Be knowledgeable of the regulations and legislation for fall protection
  • Know and understand the fall protection hierarchy and fall arrest
  • Understand guardrails and their uses and limitations
  • Understand the difference between travel restraint and fall restraint
  • Understand safe work procedures, control zones and safety monitors
  • Be able to confidently don and fit fall protection equipment and perform equipment inspection, equipment care and maintenance
  • Know the requirements for fall protection and rescue requirements

Due to the nature of the material and the “hands-on” components, there is a maximum of six students per class
 

First Aid Training

Clarity Safety Solutions Inc. provides a wide variety of first aid training that meets and / or exceeds the requirements for any business. Our veteran instructors have wide-ranging experiences from many industry and emergency services.

All students must be 16 years of age. Classes have a maximum of 12 and a minimum of four students. Class sizes are kept small to provide students more hands-on training time.

Clarity Safety Solutions’ training sessions can be provided at your place of business or situated at our training resource locations.
 

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level One

The OFA Level One first aid course (eight hours) is developed to teach cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) use; two vital life saving first aid procedures.

Upon completion, the student will be able to:

  •  Identify and perform appropriate interventions for minor soft tissue injuries, including the need for medical referral, and the ability to accurately complete the required documentation
  • Demonstrate the Priority Action Approach primary survey component for conscious patients with a decreased level of consciousness
  • Identify and manage critical interventions of the airway, with cervical-spine control for conscious patients and patients with decreased levels of consciousness
  • Identify respiratory emergencies and manage critical interventions. Each participant will also describe how to identify and manage asthmatic conditions and anaphylactic shock
  • Identify circulatory emergencies and manage critical interventions
  • Describe how to identify and manage stroke, diabetic conditions, seizures, and fainting

Candidates must achieve a minimum of 70% on the multiple-choice exam for successful course completion.

 

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level Two

The OFA Level Two first aid course (40 hours, plus one examination day), is developed to teach the vital life saving first aid techniques to support life until British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS), a higher level of care, arrives at the jobsite.

Upon completion, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the Priority Action Approach primary survey component for conscious patients with a decreased level of consciousness
  • Identify and manage critical interventions of the airway with cervical-spine control for conscious patients and patients with decreased levels of consciousness
  • Identify respiratory emergencies and manage critical interventions
  • Identify circulatory emergencies and manage critical interventions for conscious patients and patients with decreased levels of consciousness
  • Conduct the secondary survey component of the Priority Action Approach for patients requiring urgent medical attention and patients in the first aid room
  • Assess, manage and identify the need for medical aid referral for soft tissue injuries

Candidates must achieve a grade of at least 70% on both the written and practical portions of the exam for successful course completion and certification.
 

WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level Three

The OFA Level Three first aid course (80 hours, plus one examination day), is developed to teach the vital life saving first aid techniques to support life while transporting to a hospital or until a higher level of care (BCAS) arrives at the jobsite.

Upon completion, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the Priority Action Approach primary survey component for conscious patients with a decreased level of consciousness
  • Identify and manage critical interventions of the airway with cervical-spine control for conscious patients and patients with decreased levels of consciousness
  • Identify respiratory emergencies and manage critical interventions
  • Identify circulatory emergencies and manage critical interventions for conscious patients and patients with decreased levels of consciousness
  • Prepare patients for rapid transport in the supine and lateral positions
  • Conduct the secondary survey component of the Priority Action Approach Secondary survey component for patients in the rapid transport category and patients in the first aid room
  • Assess, manage, and identify the need for medical aid referral for soft tissue injuries
  • Identify and manage head, brain, and spinal injuries for conscious patients and patients with decreased levels of consciousness
  • Identify and manage abdominal injuries, upper limb fractures and dislocations
  • Identify and manage environmental emergencies, lower limb fractures and dislocations
  • Describe how to identify and manage diabetic conditions and seizures

Candidates must achieve a grade of at least 70% on both the written and practical portions of the exam for successful course completion and certification.
 

WorkSafeBC Transport Endorsement

The WorkSafeBC Transport Endorsement (eight hours) is developed to teach the techniques required for preparing an injured worker for transport.

Upon completion, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to package a patient for transport
  • Demonstrate good spinal immobilization skills
  • Demonstrate advanced airway management with cervical-spine control.

All Occupational First Aid certifications are valid for three years.
 

WHMIS

The WHMIS Introductory course (three hours) is designed to provide a basic knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.

Upon completion, the student will:

  • Have a general understanding of WHMIS,
  • Be knowledgeable of the WHMIS labeling system (including hazard symbols)
  • Be able to correctly understand information contained on Material Data Sheets
  • Be aware of employer standards and requirements regarding Material Safety Data Sheets

A certificate is awarded upon completion and is valid for a period of three years.
 

Basic Asbestos Awareness Training

This two- to four-hour training course provides an introduction of asbestos within the workplace. Our course meets WorkSafeBC mandatory training requirements and has been established to provide asbestos awareness to individuals and companies that encounter asbestos materials during typical work related duties. This can include service contractors, maintenance staff and managers, building managers and property managers.

The Basic Asbestos Awareness Training course provides an overview on the following topics:

  • What is asbestos?
  • History of asbestos
  • Types of asbestos
  • Uses and applications
  • Hazards and health effects
  • Asbestos Legislation
  • Asbestos Management
  • Asbestos Abatement risk levels

After conducting several of these training sessions, we have discovered that the class size that proves to be most effective in involving all participants and ensuring the presented information is received is a maximum of 10 people.

This course is easily mobile and can be included into your company’s regularly scheduled in-house training programs.