OPEN COURSE WORKPLACE SAFETY TRAINING


Spartan Response is pleased to offer our Workplace Safety Training in an Open Course Registration format. Each month, we feature a cross section of our most popular programs for individuals and organizations to attend pre-scheduled courses at our training facility in Stoney Creek. See below to download/view our full 2024 Open Course Calendar.

Open Course Calendar 2022

· Individuals (Single Registration) who wish to take training for their own personal development, and are not mandated by the company they work for.

· Organizations (Individual or Group Registration) who require only one employee or a small group of their employees to take a particular training program.

Open Courses are held in-person at our training facility in Stoney Creek and led by Spartan Response Instructors who are qualified, industry experts with 10+ years of experience in the fields they teach. Course fees include training materials and a certificate based on the successful completion of all requirements (attendance, practical assessments & written tests).

Reserve Your Spot – Upcoming Open Courses

Basic Spill Response
JUNE 4, 2024

Basic Spill Response (Hazmat)
OWWCO Director Approved – CEU = 0.7

Time: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Cost: $275 + HST

Our 8-hour Basic Spill Response training program covers key topics essential for addressing hazardous material incidents. Tailored for industry needs, it includes regulations, hazards, identification systems, risk assessments, and hands-on hazmat spill control. The training also addresses reporting requirements for workers dealing with low hazard chemical releases, providing participants with practical insights and skills for safe and effective spill response deployment.

Key learning outcomes include understanding TDG classes, interpreting Safety Data Sheets (SDS), utilizing personal protective equipment (PPE), establishing incident objectives, knowing when and how to report a spill, and understanding waste manifests and disposal procedures.

Certification is contingent on participants successfully completing a written test and undergoing a practical skills evaluation.

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Respiratory Protection
JUNE 11, 2024 (AM)

Respiratory Protection

Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Cost: $150 + HST

Our 4-Hour, Respiratory Protection training program focuses on the prevalent method of hazardous material routes of entry, which is inhalation. Workplaces often harbor hazardous atmospheres arising from coatings, off-gassing, reactions, cleaning processes, and more.

Tailored for individuals encountering atmospheres necessitating Air Purifying Respirators at work, the course offers manufacturer-specific training.

The curriculum covers a respiratory overview, various types of breathing apparatus, selection and utilization of Respiratory Protection according to CSA Z94.4 standards, theoretical insights, Fit Factors, equipment orientation, proper donning and doffing procedures, as well as hands-on operations and troubleshooting.

Certification is contingent on participants successfully completing a written test and undergoing a practical skills evaluation.

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Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
JUNE 11, 2024 (PM)

Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
OWWCO Director Approved – CEU = 0.4

Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Cost: $150 +HST
Optional Add-On: $85 + HST for SCBA Mask Fit Test
*Must be clean shaven. Confirm SCBA mask make & model for fit-test.

BRIEF TRAINING SUMMARY

Our 4-hour SCBA training program focuses on fundamental content related to CSA Z94.4-11, of the Occupational Health & Safety Act: Atmospheric Hazards, Donning & Doffing, Inspection & Maintenance.

The SCBA course includes both in-class and practical training modules. To successfully obtain certification, participants will be assessed through a written test and evaluation of practical skill performance.

ADD ON: To book an SCBA Mask Fit-Test, please indicate at the time of registration. We offer a discounted rate of $85.00 when combined with the SCBA course. Participants MUST bring their own/company supplied SCBA mask for the fit-test and confirm in advance the make/model the fit-test is for (eg., SCOTT AV3000, MSA Ultra Elite). MUST be clean-shaven.

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LOCK-OUT/TAG-OUT
JUNE 12, 2024 (AM)

LOCK-OUT/TAG-OUT
OWWCO Director Approved – CEU = 0.4

Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Cost: $125+HST

This 4-hour program is an overview of the basic concepts of what Lockout/Tagout is, why it is important and how to properly use the policies in the workplace. OSHA requires that employees be trained on lockout policies and procedures. The program covers hazards, procedures and equipment used in a compliant Lockout/Tagout program based on applicable regulations and industry best practices.

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Working At Heights (W.A.H.)
JUNE 13, 2024

Working At Heights (W.A.H.)
OWWCO Director Approved – CEU = 0.7

Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $230 + HST

BRIEF TRAINING SUMMARY

Our 8-Hour Working at Heights training program is endorsed by the Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) and developed in collaboration with 3M Fall Protection Group Inc., caters to individuals in the Ontario construction sector mandated to undergo essential training as per Ontario Regulation 213/91 (Construction Projects).

Comprising a blend of theoretical and hands-on modules, the program equips participants with the essential knowledge to execute their elevated tasks safely.

The key learning competencies encompass fall dynamics and hazard identification, rights and responsibilities pertaining to working at heights, ladder safety, legislative prerequisites for worker fall safety, fall hazard control and system alternatives, personal fall protection components, rescue requirements and planning, and equipment care principles.

Certification is contingent on participants successfully completing a written test and undergoing a practical skills evaluation.

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Confined Space Entry (CSE) – Awareness Level
JUNE 18, 2024

Confined Space Entry (CSE)
OWWCO Director Approved – CEU = 0.7

Time: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Cost: $250 + HST

Our 8-Hour Confined Space Entry training program focuses Provincial Legislation, Metering & Monitoring, Hazard Assessments, Confined Space Entry and Ventilation. Designed for workers who enter confined spaces or for those who assist the entry but are not required to enter the space. The CSE course includes both in-class and practical training modules. To successfully obtain certification, participants will be assessed through a written test and evaluation of practical skill performance.

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Confined Space Rescue (CSR)
JUNE 19, 2024

Confined Space Rescue (CSR)
OWWCO Director Approved – CEU = 0.7

Time: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Cost: $275 + HST

Our 8-Hour Confined Space Rescue training program focuses on the skills required to safely and efficiently perform confined space rescue in industrial and municipal environments. Designed for workers who are expected to perform rescue in a confined space environment and have certification in Confined Space Entry (CSE). This program includes a hand-on practical component and evaluation. The CSR course includes both in-class and practical training modules. To successfully obtain certification, participants will be assessed through a written test and evaluation of practical skill.

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Standard First Aid Level C / AED
JUNE 26-27, 2024 (2 DAYS)

Standard First Aid Level C / AED
Spartan Response is a Red Cross Training Partner

Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Cost: $175 + HST

As a Red Cross Training Partner, Spartan’s comprehensive 2-day course covers first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) guidelines including how-to (and be certified) to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and Naloxone training.
The course is delivered in a series of learning modules followed by Practical Assessments. Written exam (Min. passing grade: 75%). Certification is valid for 3 years.
Course Content:

  • Preparing to Respond to Emergencies
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Choking
  • Poisons
  • Circulation Emergencies
  • CPR & AED
  • Breathing Emergencies
  • Head, Neck & Spine Injuries
  • Bone, Muscle & Joint Injuries
  • Wound Care
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Naloxone Training

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    Spartan Response Open Course Training Programs.

    *Important: Due to COVID-19, we are currently operating under government regulations for smaller class sizes. All participants are required to complete a COVID-19 screening questionnaire. Masks are mandatory and must be worn while training at our facility.

    How to Register

    • For current month Open Courses, select “Reserve My Spot” and provide the information requested on the form. Alternatively, register by emailing info@spartanresponse.com with your preferences for the Course Name(s) & Date(s) you wish to register for.
    • OPTIONAL: You can add a Mask Fit-Test (APR or SCBA) to your registration for $10 off our regular rate. Client to supply masks. Inform us at the time of registration to confirm your mask make & model.
    • A Spartan Representative will contact you to confirm your registration and arrange for payment prior to the course start date.

    Come Prepared

    • Open Courses are held at Spartan Response Head Office & Training Facility located at 234 Arvin Ave in Hamilton.
    • Arrive 10 minutes early to sign in at reception. Make your way to the training room to let the instructor know you have arrived.
    • Bring any PPE that has been communicated for the course (eg steel-toed boots).
    • For our SCBA course, participants MUST come clean-shaven.
    • If you’ve booked a Fit-Test (APR or SCBA), participants MUST come clean-shaven and MUST bring the masks they’re required to be fit-tested on. Spartan does NOT supply masks for Fit-Testing (Client supplied only).
    • Participants have access to use our kitchen. As our courses do NOT include lunch, we recommend you bring any snacks/lunch with you. There is a half-hour break for lunch in the event participants wish to eat off-site.
    • For any questions about our Open Courses, contact us at [email protected] or (905) 573-1010