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Safety Ahead provides classroom and custom onsite safety training and evaluation programs. Watch below for upcoming programs and workshops, or call us for fully customised training.

 

 

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At Safety Ahead we consider that safety is a “state of mind” ..

.. an emotion, or an attitude where workers that “think safe” are safe.  We also believe that safety is an instinctual behaviour and the old practice of providing workers with “rules and tools” is not enough. Workers must also “think safety” for any safety training to be effective. As a result we have developed our courses to achieve maximum results.

 


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Creating practical safety sense accessible to all workers.

 

Our training programs are constructed in convenient modules to minimize business disruptions and to gain maximum participant involvement. Our health and safety specialists make the issues of health and safety in the workplace relevant to your operation.

Some of the programs we are currently running are:

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Supervisor/Representative Safety Training Course June 20-21, 2019
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Supervisor/Representative Safety Training Course June 20-21, 2019

The Site Supervisor/ Representative Safety Training Program is a two day training program covering all aspects of construction safety through 2 concentrated days. 
This program gives Supervisors/ Representatives the systems-based foundation, leadership, confidence and skills required to effectively manage their sites.

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00:00 25 April 2019
Supervisor/Representative Safety Training Course April 25-26, 2019
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Supervisor/Representative Safety Training Course April 25-26, 2019


 

The Site Supervisor/ Representative Safety Training Program is a two day training program covering all aspects of construction safety through 2 concentrated days. 
This program gives Supervisors/ Representatives the systems-based foundation, leadership, confidence and skills required to effectively manage their sites.

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00:00 07 March 2019
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Supervisor/Representative Safety Training Course March 7-8, 2019

The Site Supervisor/ Representative Safety Training Program is a two day training program covering all aspects of construction safety through 2 concentrated days. 
This program gives Supervisors/ Representatives the systems-based foundation, leadership, confidence and skills required to effectively manage their sites.

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08:00 07 February 2019
Supervisor/Representative Safety Training Course February 7-8, 2019
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Supervisor/Representative Safety Training Course February 7-8, 2019

The Site Supervisor/ Representative Safety Training Program is a two day training program covering all aspects of construction safety through 2 concentrated days. 
This program gives Supervisors/ Representatives the systems-based foundation, leadership, confidence and skills required to effectively manage their sites.

Export event2/7/2019 8:00 AM - 2/8/2019 4:30 PM

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Safety Ahead helps clients create training, retraining, and easy-to-follow processes that make your Safety Plan powerful, practicable and available for any size project. Whether your current plan needs to be updated or you require a custom designed safety plan, we’ll help you every step of the way!

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Contractor Compliance

  • 20 November 2019
  • Author: Safety Ahead
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Contractor Compliance

Working together and being able to provide the craft of a specific trade is what can truly make a job or project a successful and profitably one. But when it comes to the safety of multiple workers and trades on-site it got me thinking - who is truly responsible for what?

When digging into this further I found out that every construction and oil and gas site must have a prime contractor whenever two or more employers engage in work at the same site, even if they are not working at the same time. In accordance with Alberta’s Occupations Health & Safety Legislation, when you take on the role of prime contractor, you become responsible for coordinating, organizing and overseeing the health and safety activities of multiple employers and self-employed persons, sub-contractors, on a single work site. This also means ensuring that your health and safety systems are being followed at all times.

Should an incident or accident occur, you as the prime contractor will be held directly responsible, which could mean costly consequences involving OH&S fines, or worse, an injured or even killed worker. Why this tends to be an issue can be summed in the words of our Safety Ahead President, Allan Head, “Many just don’t see how serious it is until it happens.” And if you think these safety issues are few and far between, you will probably be just as shocked as I was to hear that in Edmonton there are 6 serious incidents that occur on the job each day, according to OH&S!

I was also recently informed of a situation where a sub-contractor was working on-site at a construction build. Unfortunately, on this particular day the worker was using a saw that had been fitted with the wrong blade. In a rush to complete the work he continued cutting with it as is, but there was kick back and unable to react quick enough his finger was caught in the way of the blade. Safety systems were not followed and as a result a major accident occurred. In this case, the prime contractor is responsible for the health and safety of this sub-contractor – but safety is truly everyone’s responsibility. The worker should have followed the safety procedures put in place; other workers on-site could have reminded him or warned him of the danger; and spot checks of all equipment should have been done on a regular basis to help prevent or eliminate the hazard.

“Always evaluate your system to ensure it is implemented the way it needs to be,” states Allan Head. If you need assistance or direction in ensuring your safety program meets the needs of all employees on the job, connect with us at Safety Ahead to learn more about our complete Contractor Compliance Program. Reach out via info@safetyahead.ca or call 780-473-4772 today.

 

 

Cited: Alberta Occupational Health & Safety https://www.alberta.ca/occupational-health-safety.aspx

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