Safety and First Aid Seminars
LS027-B: 3-day Joint Health and Safety Committee Seminar
Part One of this 5 day seminar is based on the new Certification Training Program Standard and is perfect for JHSC members within the green industry. Participants will receive interactive, instructor-led classroom training that encourages learning and networking. Industry-specific examples, videos and case studies make learning even more relevant. Certification training provides participants with a strong, consistent foundation in health and safety.
Upon completion,you will:
*Learn about the duties and responsibilities of employers, supervisors and workers as well as workers' rights.
*Learn about hazard recognition, assessment, control and evaluation.
*Learn about the legislative requirements of a JHSC and the functions, powers and duties of its members.
*Find out what the duties and responsibilities of certified members are and how to be an effective committee.
*Know the purpose and understand the principles for conducting effective workplace inspections.
*Learn about the legal requirements for reporting and investigating fatalities and critical injuries.
*Know how to find and use information in the workplace (e.g. statistics) and identify trends.
*Know how to access information and resources from health and safety organizations.
Note: Due to requirements of the current JHSC Certification Training Standards, JHSC members need to complete Part Two with 6 months of taking this seminar, or they will need to additionally complete refresher training in order to be certified.This seminar is MOL approved.

LO member price: $475.00
Non-member price: $575.00
Maximum participants: 12
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Kristin Hoffman, WSPS
Dates: Wednesday January 31, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday February 1, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday February 2, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
LBM103-B: 2 day- Joint Health and Safety Committee Seminar
During Part Two of this highly interactive and engaging two-day training on strengthening participants' understanding of the RACE process (Recognition, Assessment, Control and Evaluation) so they could apply this to ALL hazards in their workplace, not just those covered in the course. Delivered by experienced health and safety expert that knows the green industry and the risks you face.
Prerequisite:Certification part one training
Upon completion, you will: Have the knowledge, skills and tools to complete the requirements of part two training under the new certification standards. This seminar is MOL approved
Note:Due to requirements of the current JHSC Certification Training Standards, JHSC members certified after March 1,2016 will be required to take the 1-day refresher training every 3 years to maintain their status.

LO member price: $320.00
Non-member price: $420.00
Maximum participants: 12
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Kristin Hoffman, WSPS
Dates: Monday February 12, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday February 13, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
LS028: Supervisor Responsibilities & Due Diligence
Supervisors play a critical role in workplace health and safety. The seminar is designed to equip supervisors with the necessary knowledge to understand their legal duties, their role as a leader and the key concept of due diligence. Supervisors will be able to discuss, review and then act on this knowledge when they return to the workplace. This seminar has been designed to meet and exceed the equivalency guidelines of the Ontario's Ministry of Labour's mandatory health and safety awareness program for supervisors.
Topics include:
* Supervisor duties as defined in the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act. and how these duties link with employer and worker duties
*The rights of workers and be able to explain how supervisors support these rights
* Identify how they can contribute to making the workplace healthy and safe.
* List of sources of information about health and safety.
*Learn the importance of being a role model and leader in health and safety.
This program is directed to new and experienced supervisors who want to develop and improve their understanding and leadership in workplace health and safety.
Consider continuing with LS20 The Effective Supervisor.
New: Need an alternative date/location for this seminar? See wsps.ca, LO members will receive a 10 per cent discount on this WSPS seminar. Call LO at 1-800-265-5656 to receive the password for WSPS registration.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $135.00
Non-member price: $250.00
Maximum participants: 25
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Kristin Hoffman, WSPS
Date: Thursday March 1, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LS028-OT: Supervisor Responsibilities & Due Diligence
Supervisors play a critical role in workplace health and safety. The seminar is designed to equip supervisors with the necessary knowledge to understand their legal duties, their role as a leader and the key concept of due diligence. Supervisors will be able to discuss, review and then act on this knowledge when they return to the workplace. This seminar has been designed to meet and exceed the equivalency guidelines of the Ontario's Ministry of Labour's mandatory health and safety awareness program for supervisors.
Topics include:
* Supervisor duties as defined in the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act. and how these duties link with employer and worker duties
*The rights of workers and be able to explain how supervisors support these rights
* Identify how they can contribute to making the workplace healthy and safe.
* List of sources of information about health and safety.
*Learn the importance of being a role model and leader in health and safety.
This program is directed to new and experienced supervisors who want to develop and improve their understanding and leadership in workplace health and safety.
Consider continuing with LS20 The Effective Supervisor.
New: Need an alternative date/location for this seminar? See wsps.ca, LO members will receive a 10 per cent discount on this WSPS seminar. Call LO at 1-800-265-5656 to receive the password for WSPS registration.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $145.00
Non-member price: $260.00
Maximum participants: 25
Location: Hockey Eastern Ontario 813 Shefford Road Gloucester for directions only call (613) 224-7686
Instructor: Shelia James, WSPS
Date: Wednesday March 7, 2018 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
LS004-LN: Chainsaw Training
To ensure the safety of landscapers using chainsaws, the MOL requires training on safe chainsaw operation by a competent instructor. This two-day seminar satisfies that requirement. During day one participants will cover chainsaw maintenance and the guidelines for safe operation. Day two will be hands-on learning, working on sharpening techniques and safe operation while cutting logs/limbs,etc.
Please note that the condition of the chainsaw is an important requirement for this training. For participants to effectively learn in a safe environment it is paramount the chainsaw be in safe operating order. Saws that do not meet the requirements noted below will not be approved for use.
Each participant will need:
Chainsaw with functioning chain brake and rear trigger interlock. Wrap handle and rear handle must be free of structural cracks. CSA- approved work boots, chainsaw pants or chaps - 3000 feet per minute chain speed threshold, CSA hardhat in good condition, hearing protection (muff style, or in-ear) leather gloves, plastic felling wedge, flat file and depth gauge tool, round file and holder (properly sized), chainsaw wrench (scrench), brush for cleaning, fuel in a approved container and chain oil.
Lunch not included at Chapter locations or day two in Milton.

LO member price: $250.00
Non-member price: $480.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Fanshawe College, London Campus for directions call 519-452-4430
Instructor: Rick MacKinnon
Dates: Saturday March 17, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday March 18, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LS026: Emergency 1st Aid, CPR C & AED Certification
This one-day seminar designed to give participants a general overview of first aid. Participants will learn how to think and react in an emergency until medical help arrives. This seminar is suitable for those working as first responders in their workplace.
Topics covered include:
*Preventing of disease transmission
*Airway and breathing emergencies
*CPR for adults and children
*Cardiovascular emergencies/strokes
*Spinal precaution
*Managing bleeds
*Shock
*Fainting and more
*AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training
First Aid is valid for three years, AED Certification one year; annual CPR certification is recommended.

LO member price: $100.00
Non-member price: $215.00
Maximum participants: 18
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Rep. from SAJE VitalSigns
Date: Monday March 19, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
LS023: WHMIS 2015 GHS
By law, all workers must receive Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) training every year under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
During this session participants will learn current guidelines featuring the new safety data sheet formatting and labeling. The new approach to identification of categories, physical and environmental hazards will be presented,along with an in-depth overview of workplace chemicals and specifics related to: classifications - including pictograms which replace the former symbols related to labels and hazard class, identification and storage/use.
Participants will come away able to identify and apply key responsibilities keeping them current in their work environment.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $45.00
Non-member price: $65.00
Maximum participants: 25
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Representative from SAJE VitalSigns
Date: Thursday March 22, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am
LS019-LN: Fundamentals of Fall Protection
Provincial law requires anyone working at a height of 3 m (10ft,) to have proper fall protection. This seminar introduces workers to the essentials of fall protection in Ontario and will review provincial law requirements. Topics covered also include ladder safety, guardrails, aerial equipment and more, The program also instructs attendees in the proper use and inspection of fall arrest equipment,plus hands-on exposure to the most common fall arrest equipment found on job sites in Ontario today. Note: This is not the Working from Heights program.
Note: Participants are required to bring personal protection equipment (PPE), including: hardhat, hand, ear and eye protection and CSA work boots.
Lunch not included.

LO member price: $150.00
Non-member price: $265.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Huron Tractor 37 Elgin Rd (Hwy 2 or Dundas St E & Elgin Rd) Thamesford (519) 285 3845
Instructor: Representative from Martin's Lift Truck Service
Date: Tuesday March 27, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
LS019: Fundamentals of Fall Protection
Provincial law requires anyone working at a height of 3 m (10ft,) to have proper fall protection. This seminar introduces workers to the essentials of fall protection in Ontario and will review provincial law requirements. Topics covered also include ladder safety, guardrails, aerial equipment and more, The program also instructs attendees in the proper use and inspection of fall arrest equipment,plus hands-on exposure to the most common fall arrest equipment found on job sites in Ontario today. Note: This is not the Working from Heights program.
Note: Participants are required to bring personal protection equipment (PPE), including: hardhat, hand, ear and eye protection and CSA work boots.
Lunch not included.

LO member price: $150.00
Non-member price: $265.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Hertz-Matthew, 35 Claireville Dr. (Hwy.427 and Finch Ave.) Etobicoke (416) 679-4173 (for directions)
Instructor: Bruce Hannah, Hertz - Matthews
Date: Wednesday March 28, 2018 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LS004: Chainsaw Training
To ensure the safety of landscapers using chainsaws, the MOL requires training on safe chainsaw operation by a competent instructor. This two-day seminar satisfies that requirement. During day one participants will cover chainsaw maintenance and the guidelines for safe operation. Day two will be hands-on learning, working on sharpening techniques and safe operation while cutting logs/limbs,etc.
Please note that the condition of the chainsaw is an important requirement for this training. For participants to effectively learn in a safe environment it is paramount the chainsaw be in safe operating order. Saws that do not meet the requirements noted below will not be approved for use.
Each participant will need:
Chainsaw with functioning chain brake and rear trigger interlock. Wrap handle and rear handle must be free of structural cracks. CSA- approved work boots, chainsaw pants or chaps - 3000 feet per minute chain speed threshold, CSA hardhat in good condition, hearing protection (muff style, or in-ear) leather gloves, plastic felling wedge, flat file and depth gauge tool, round file and holder (properly sized), chainsaw wrench (scrench), brush for cleaning, fuel in a approved container and chain oil.
Lunch not included at Chapter locations or day two in Milton.

LO member price: $188.00
Non-member price: $360.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Kyle Paton,Davey Tree
Dates: Wednesday March 28, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday March 29, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
LS007: Standard First Aid with Level C CPR and AED certification
This two-day practical first aid course meets WSIB requirements and prepares participants to administer first aid for common landscape injuries. Every landscape crew must have one person with first aid training to assist injured workers. Participants should bring a blanket.
Topics covered included;
* Musculoskeletal Injuries
* Spinal precautions
* Soft tissue injuries (bruises, burns, and frostbite, etc)
* Heat and cold temperature emergencies
* Poisons.
* One rescuer adult/child/baby CPR
* Two rescuer adult/child CPR
* Adult/child/baby choking
* Barrier devices/pocket masks
* AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training

LO member price: $130.00
Non-member price: $250.00
Maximum participants: 18
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Representative from SAJE VitalSigns
Dates: Wednesday March 28, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday March 29, 2018 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
LS003-LN: Skid-Steer Certification Training
A seminar for employers who want to ensure due diligence and for individuals who want to learn how to operate a skid steer safely and correctly. Instruction will include basic operator safety, inspection, and equipment features in accordance with applicable OHSA and regulations and equipment manufacturers' guidance. Each participant will undergo classroom evaluation in a simulated jobsite environment.
NOTE: It is the responsibility of the operator, even after completing the training, to review the specific device they will be operating.
PPE needed:Work boots and hearing protection are mandatory for this seminar.
NOTE: Participants will receive training certificates upon seminar completion.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $125.00
Non-member price: $240.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Huron Tractor 37 Elgin Rd (Hwy 2 or Dundas St E & Elgin Rd) Thamesford (519) 285 3845
Instructor: Representative from Martin's Lift Truck Service
Date: Thursday March 29, 2018 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
LS004-B: Chainsaw Training
To ensure the safety of landscapers using chainsaws, the MOL requires training on safe chainsaw operation by a competent instructor. This two-day seminar satisfies that requirement. During day one participants will cover chainsaw maintenance and the guidelines for safe operation. Day two will be hands-on learning, working on sharpening techniques and safe operation while cutting logs/limbs,etc.
Please note that the condition of the chainsaw is an important requirement for this training. For participants to effectively learn in a safe environment it is paramount the chainsaw be in safe operating order. Saws that do not meet the requirements noted below will not be approved for use.
Each participant will need:
Chainsaw with functioning chain brake and rear trigger interlock. Wrap handle and rear handle must be free of structural cracks. CSA- approved work boots, chainsaw pants or chaps - 3000 feet per minute chain speed threshold, CSA hardhat in good condition, hearing protection (muff style, or in-ear) leather gloves, plastic felling wedge, flat file and depth gauge tool, round file and holder (properly sized), chainsaw wrench (scrench), brush for cleaning, fuel in a approved container and chain oil.
Lunch not included at Chapter locations or day two in Milton.

LO member price: $188.00
Non-member price: $360.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Kevin Davis, Lakeside Tree Service
Dates: Monday April 2, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday April 3, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LS004-C: Chainsaw Training
To ensure the safety of landscapers using chainsaws, the MOL requires training on safe chainsaw operation by a competent instructor. This two-day seminar satisfies that requirement. During day one participants will cover chainsaw maintenance and the guidelines for safe operation. Day two will be hands-on learning, working on sharpening techniques and safe operation while cutting logs/limbs,etc.
Please note that the condition of the chainsaw is an important requirement for this training. For participants to effectively learn in a safe environment it is paramount the chainsaw be in safe operating order. Saws that do not meet the requirements noted below will not be approved for use.
Each participant will need:
Chainsaw with functioning chain brake and rear trigger interlock. Wrap handle and rear handle must be free of structural cracks. CSA- approved work boots, chainsaw pants or chaps - 3000 feet per minute chain speed threshold, CSA hardhat in good condition, hearing protection (muff style, or in-ear) leather gloves, plastic felling wedge, flat file and depth gauge tool, round file and holder (properly sized), chainsaw wrench (scrench), brush for cleaning, fuel in a approved container and chain oil.
Lunch not included at Chapter locations or day two in Milton.

LO member price: $188.00
Non-member price: $360.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: LO Home Office, Milton
Instructor: Randy MacLean, Total Rescue
Dates: Thursday April 5, 2018 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday April 6, 2018 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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