Hazardous Material Awareness Training
The Hazardous Materials Awareness Training Guides assist employers in providing a basic health and safety awareness with respect to hazardous materials.
The guides will provide the following by defining:
- What materials are considered hazardous
- Where they can be found in buildings
- Potential health effects from exposure
- Regulation requirements
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
The Fire & Flood Restoration TAC has selected CCOHS to be our partner in delivering on-line safety training courses to B.C. restoration workers.
Reputation – strong Canadian player in on-line training field
Selection– broad, pertinent offering of safety courses
Content – quality, up-to-date product
Stable provider – been around for decades, funded substantially by Fed. Govt
Flexible – able to work with BCCSA to develop new courses (eg., SSA) from scratch
Cost-effective - like BCCSA, CCOHS is a non-profit
CCOHS – Frequently Asked Questions
Q What safety training courses are available from CCOHS?
New Worker Orientation Personal Protective Equipment
WHMIS for Workers WHMIS for Managers
Fall Protection Basics Fire Safety
Ladder Safety Lifting Safety
Lock-out/Tag-out Electrical Safety
Confined Space Basic Biological/Organic Hazard Awareness*
Site Safety Assessment (SSA)* …and others
Q) As the employer, what is my cost for our workers to take the CCOHS safety courses?
There is no cost to your restoration firm, nor to your workers
The no-cost policy is only available for your workers based in B.C. (nationals take note)
The ‘no-cost’ pricing policy for CCOHS safety courses is reviewed annually by the BCCSA Board of Directors
Q) How does my firm register with CCOHS in order to get our workers started on these safety courses?
Click here to go to the easy-to-use registration instructions for CCOHS courses
Note: It is the employer (not the worker) who must register with CCOHS