Asbestos is a common health hazard found in many buildings and workplaces, especially those constructed before 1990. This course is designed to educate workers about the dangers of working around asbestos and how they can keep themselves safe when exposed to asbestos.
Cannabis in the Workplace – For Employers
With recreational cannabis legalized in Canada, cannabis use in the workplace is in the spotlight like never before. This course teaches employers about their rights and responsibilities concerning cannabis in the workplace, including what to do if cannabis use is suspected at work, how to recognize the signs of cannabis impairment, and how to accommodate therapeutic cannabis use.
Many jobs require workers to enter confined spaces such as tank cars, boilers, vats, chimneys, etc. These spaces pose unique hazards to workers, and it is important that workers and employers understand these hazards and how to reduce them. This course is designed to educate workers and employers about confined spaces, the legislation regarding workplaces with confined spaces, and how to work safely within them.
Disability in the Workplace
This course covers aspects of disability in the workplace such as facts and myths surrounding employing workers with disabilities, workplace accommodation plans, and regulations like the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR). It is designed for both employers and employees.
Fall Protection Certification
This Fall Protection certification course covers local regulations for fall protection requirements, workplace policies, the components of a fall protection system and how to inspect them before use, as well as identifying fall hazards and how to avoid suspension trauma.
Fire Extinguisher Safety
This course covers training standards for fire extinguishers in the workplace and in public spaces, providing basic information about fighting fires with fire extinguishers. It covers topics such as types of fires, how and when to attempt to fight and properly extinguish a fire, as well as determining whether a fire is too large, which type of extinguisher to use, and the PASS method of extinguishing fires (the best practice for effectively using fire extinguishers).
Ladders are an important and useful tool on many worksites. When used safely, they allow workers to reach work areas which would otherwise be inaccessible. Ladders can also be extremely dangerous when used in an unsafe manner, so proper training on ladder safety is important for any workers who may use them. This course is designed to keep workers safe by exploring topics such as ladder types and inspections, proper ladder set up, and safe use practices.
MHMS MM1: Introduction to Material Handling
Material Handling Management Certification 1 is now available!
Whether you’re looking for career advancement or a way to increase the bottom line, these correspondence courses can help you reach your goal. We are now offering the first of four courses leading to professional certification (P.MM). Upon successful completion of each course, a Certificate of Merit is issued by the MHMS of Ontario.
Our online MM1 program covers the following topics:
- Module 1- Introduction to Material Handling
- Module 2- Dock Planning and Equipment
- Module 3- Storage Equipment
- Module 4- Package and Unit Conveyors
- Module 5- Classes of Cranes
- Module 6- Forklift Theory
- Module 7- Maintenance Management
- Module 8- Overhead Crane Theory
- Module 9- Industrial Packaging
- Module 10- Unitization
Thousands of MHMS graduates have advanced their careers in:
- Logistics Management
- Traffic and Materials Management
- Warehouse and Distribution Centre Operators
- Sales Representatives
- Business Consultants
Start today by enrolling in MM1 and let us provide you with all the knowledge needed to efficiently run the day-to-day operations of a warehouse in today’s rapidly advancing material handling industry.
Pedestrian Safety Awareness
This course teaches pedestrians how to stay safe in industrial environments. It discusses topics such as working around forklifts and other material handling equipment, avoiding pedestrian hazards like oil spills and floor debris, why it’s important to follow company policies and procedures, and how to use the Hierarchy of Controls to help reduce exposure to hazards.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods
This Transportation of Dangerous Goods certification course is designed for anyone who transports dangerous goods as part of their job. It covers the classifications of dangerous goods, documentation requirements, dangerous goods safety marks, means of containment, accidental or imminent release protocols, and emergency response assistance plans.
Violence in the Workplace
Workplace violence is an increasingly common problem in Canada, involving everything from threatening or intimidating behaviour to physical assault. This course covers aspects of violence in the workplace such as definitions of workplace violence, the legislation concerning workplace violence and harassment policies and programs, and workplace violence risk assessment, control methods, and reporting procedures.
This course introduces you to Canada’s Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, or WHMIS. WHMIS was created in 1988 to help protect workers by educating them about the hazardous materials they may use in their workplace.
This program covers the WHMIS program from its beginning in 1988 to its most recent version – WHMIS 2015. WHMIS 2015 incorporates the United Nation’s Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, or GHS.
In this course, you’ll learn about:
* Levels of workplace responsibility
* The transition from WHMIS 1988 to WHMIS 2015
* The labels and hazard symbols used to identify hazardous materials
* Material safety data sheets and safety data sheets
* How to recognize hazardous materials
* What to do in case of an accidental release of, or exposure to, hazardous materials