Legislation/Safety Series

The following training is mandated if you or your employee are operating certain equipment or performing certain job duties. Be sure you’re in compliance!

“This was a very thorough course. I learned a lot from the instructor and I feel very confident in taking what l learned throughout this course into the workplace. Great job.” – Peel Region; Chainsaw Safety

Working At Heights

This training program is a one-day course for the student operator and/or any person(s) responsible for Working at Heights as part of their job. The course has both a classroom and hands-on component.

The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, known as WHMIS, came into effect in Ontario in 1988.

Lockout Tagout (LOTO)
From time to time, the need will arise to perform maintenance, repairs, cleaning, inspection, or refitting of industrial equipment, machinery, and fixtures.

Fall Protection
Every year in Canada there are about 26,000 lost-time injuries resulting from falls from heights, and each year over one hundred workers lose their lives in falls.

Traffic Control and Protection – Book 7
This one day course is an introduction to the basic principles of temporary work zone traffic control for those who install, maintain and remove traffic control devices.

Chainsaw Operators Safety Course
This two day course is developed and presented to facilitate compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act [Section 25 (2) (a)].

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Course
This 4 hour course is designed to train participants in their responsibilities under the law applicable to the safe handling, storing and transporting the nine classes of dangerous goods.

Confined Space SafetyAwareness
This one day course covers what is a confined space, and the new regulations that apply.

Common Core for Municipal Pit/Quarry Workers and Surface Miners
Since September 2002, all Heavy Equipment Operators and Truck Drivers who extract materials from a quarry or a sand pit are required by law to be trained.

Fuel Handling Safety
A person who employs another person as an attendant of a facility or as a driver of a highway tank or mobile refueling tank shall take every reasonable precaution to ensure that the attendant or driver complies with Ontario Regulation 217/01, under the Technical Standards and Safety Act, and the Liquid Fuels Handling Code, S. 6.7.1.

Propane and Construction Propane Handling
Ontario regulations under the Energy Act require that anyone who handles propane fueled equipment must be the holder of a propane handling certificate.

Trenching Safety
This 2, 3, 4 or 5 day course provides the fundamentals of safety, equipment characteristics, operation, and maintenance that apply to the TLB.

Landfill Operations Basics

Through interactive classroom exercises, discussions, and case studies, the course reviews up-to-date basic landfill operations processes and how they relate to one another, increasing effectiveness and safety on the job.

CVOR Facility Audit – New

The audit will consist of a review of records and documents.

Industrial Inspection Service – New

A former Ministry of Labour inspector will conduct a proactive inspection of your workplace using the same approach and methods used by the MOL.

Paramedic Defensive Tactics – New

This one day training program teaches paramedics to identify conflict, maintain distance and apply techniques to safely escape harm, thereby minimizing workplace violence and instilling confidence.

Hours of Service

The Hours of Service training program is a half-day (approx. 4 hours) classroom course for the student operator at a venue within the municipality/organization.

Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program (STEP) Training

The Toronto Region Conservation Authority has developed a range of training programs relevant to professionals involved in the design, construction & maintenance of public works infrastructure. AORS members are eligible for a 20% discount on course fees.

Click here for a list of upcoming seminars.