Training and Learning

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DISTANCE LEARNING

Bringing in an on-site trainer can be really expensive. When you have to add in the costs of travel, accommodations and the price of a really great facilitator, it’s no wonder so many companies struggle to be compliant.

 

Distance learning is a great option for companies who:

  • Want to host training opportunities, but lack the skills or experience to train themselves;

  • Are located in remote areas and cannot find sufficient trainers; or

  • Want to avoid the high costs associated with sending groups of workers to classroom-based sessions.

Avoid the high costs of an on-site trainer with Distance Learning.

ABOUT OUR WEBINARS

Our webinars are hosted and facilitated by an experienced and knowledgeable professional. Our facilitators are good at what they do – we welcome questions, share stories and give you tools which actually make sense for your workplace. We promise it won’t be boring and it will be a time-worthy experience.

 

Learners access our distance learning courses by logging onto our Webex system, either on their own computer, or as a group. A call-in number is provided so learners can participate in training and ask questions. A certificate of participation will be provided to all participants and a record of attendance provided for your business.

All participants receive a certificate of participation

Dunk & Associates is pleased to offer distance learning opportunities, via webinar, on a variety of topics:

ACCIDENT/INCIDENT INVESTIGATION

It is necessary to examine underlying factors in a chain of events that lead to an accident. An investigation should be conducted by someone experienced in accident causation, experienced in investigative techniques, fully knowledgeable of the work processes, procedures, persons, and environment of a particular situation. Let us teach you how to effectively perform accident/incident investigations to identify root cause and prevent re-occurrence.

 

Who Should Attend: Managers, Supervisors, Health and Safety Reps., Committee Members

RACE: RECOGNIZE, ASSESS, CONTROL AND EVALUATE HAZARD CONTROLS

The “recognize, assess and control” method of dealing with hazards is actually a specialized form of problem solving. The problem is to anticipate hazards and then take action to prevent injury and illness to people or to control property losses. You may become aware of a hazard in a variety of ways such as voiced as a worker concern, or something noticed during a workplace inspection. It may come to your attention through the Health and Safety Representative or a Joint Health and Safety Committee member, or because of an accident investigation. This module will teach participants to use the hazard recognition, assessment and control principles to deal with all hazards.

 

Who Should Attend: Managers, Supervisors, Health and Safety Reps., Committee Members, Workers

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF SAFETY COMMITTEES/ SAFETY REPS

A Safety Committee is made up of workers and employers working together to identify health and safety problems in the workplace. A Safety Committee plays a pivotal role in keeping the workplace safe and is a requirement under Occupational Health and Safety Law. This introductory course introduces committee members to their duties and responsibilities, details regarding the roles and functions of the committee, requirements for meetings, as well as other important steps in establishing an effective committee.

 

Who Should Attend: Health and Safety Reps., Committee Members

RUNNING AN EFFECTIVE SAFETY COMMITTEE

Safety Committees play a pivotal role in keeping the workplace safe. In a world of competing priorities, it can be difficult to effectively manage a committee and keep on task. This module offers tips and resources to effectively run a safety committee meeting and hold workers and managers accountable for recommended corrective actions. In addition, participants will gain an understanding in all of the requirements of a safety committee including duties and responsibilities, meeting frequency, agendas, minutes and making recommendations.

 

Who Should Attend: Committee Members (both management and worker reps.)

SUPERVISOR COMPETENCY

It is required, and best practice, that appointed supervisors be competent. Properly training supervisors is part of meeting this requirement. Our Supervisor Competency training offers a unique perspective on the competencies that supervisors require in order to achieve superior workplace management. Superior workplace management results in greater health and safety within the operation and a better understanding of social responsibility in the workplace. The Supervisor Competency training program outlines the activities, knowledge and skills that are expected to enhance a supervisor’s performance. By providing examples, our course encourages continuous improvement and strives to make a positive difference in supervisory outcomes in today’s workplaces.

 

Who Should Attend: Supervisors/Managers, Employers, Any worker in a supervisory role

WORKER AWARENESS

Our Worker Awareness training is designed to provide all workers with the basics of health and safety, as it is applied to the workplace. On working through this training program, learners will better understand their obligations and their role in health and safety within the workplace.

Who Should Attend: All workers

WORKPLACE INSPECTIONS

An inspection is a planned walk-through of a workplace or worksite designed to help the workplace meet compliance with the law; and more importantly allow for the identification and control of any factors that can cause injury or illness. Routine workplace inspections are therefore a critical component of a good accident, occupational disease and fire prevention program.

An inspection procedure has four components; preparation, inspection, reporting and follow-up. Let us teach you about these fundamental components. We will provide a solid foundation for recognizing, assessing and controlling identified workplace hazards and give you the skills you need to effectively inspect the workplace.

 

Who Should Attend: Managers/Supervisors, Committee Members, Health and Safety Reps.

WORKPLACE VIOLENCE, HARASSMENT AND BULLYING

This course will introduce and define terms associated with workplace violence and harassment, including other important and related topics, such as domestic violence in the workplace and workplace sexual harassment. It will also lay the foundations upon which an effective workplace violence, harassment and bullying prevention program can be established.

Everyone in an organization is required to abide by policies relating to workplace violence and harassment. This would include workers, frontline supervisors, managers and employers. By the end of this module, all parties will understand their roles and responsibilities, what to do in violent incidents, what to expect in an investigation, and be provided with skills for conflict resolution.

 

Who Should Attend: Managers/Supervisors, Committee Members, Health and Safety Reps., Employers, Workers

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Book a distance learning course or inquire about other distance learning opportunities today!

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