april 28, 2018
National Day of Mourning
A day to remember our fellow Canadians who have been lost, injured, or suffer illness because of workplace accidents.
A call to action to renew our commitments to working safely and to look out for each other.
A call to action to renew our commitments to working safely and to look out for each other.
WE ALL DESERVE TO GO HOME AT THE END OF EVERY DAY.
your partner in occupational health & safety
Times are changing and the importance of safety in the workplace has never been higher. With new standards and updated regulations we know safety compliance can feel challenging. We also know you want to provide the best training experience to yourself and your employees. Training that will educate, motivate and empower your staff.
We help by providing engaging, friendly, instructor-led safety training in over twenty subjects. Our versatility allows us to assist different trades and businesses with customized solutions. It is training that you will feel good about.
Our qualified staff is also available to assist you in the development of Health & Safety policies, standard operating procedures, conducting safety audits and creating customized safety programs that will ensure your business is always compliant.
Excellent company to provide your training needs! Matt was very knowledgeable and passionate with his training, and also took the time to answer the many questions we had. Everyone from our company who attended the Working at Heights training had nothing but good things to say. Not only was the training great, but the follow-up has been superb as well! I highly recommend using Safety Guys Training for any of your training needs!
~ Brenda Dixon, Global Med Inc
new products & services: 2018
WORKING AT HEIGHTS
REFRESHER TRAINING: 2018
Mandatory Working at Heights training came into effect on April 1, 2015. As of April, 2018 many of you will be require the 4 hour refresher course. We will be offering refresher training starting in January, 2018. You must have a copy of your MOL WAH card or your MOL student number to participate. Call to book your private training session across Ontario or register for Kingston courses here and Belleville courses here.
RIGGING & HOISTING
Whether you work with overhead cranes, tower cranes or bucket trucks, our new rigging and hoisting course will provide you with the information required to work safely as a rigger. Our full day course provides students with instruction on the safe operating procedures for rigging and hoisting including legislation, roles and responsibilities, safe practices and procedures, Hazards, capacity, hardware, inspections, communication, lifting and landing practices are some of the elements discussed.
Call us for more information.
SCISSOR LIFT & GENIE BOOM
This has proven to be one of our most popular courses and we now offer training every three weeks in Kingston. Learn how to operate a Scissor Lift and Genie Boom safely and enjoy the many advantages this equipment can offer on the job site. Theory and practical training provided on both machines - Register Here.
CONFINED SPACE ENTRY
When hands-on training matters join Safety Guys for Confined Space Entry training. This full day course includes in-depth theory as well as practical training in our Confined Space Module. Respirator fitting also included to ensure your safety when working in these challenging conditions. Register Here!
Confined space tripod & winch now available for rent.
Call to book.
OHSA Regulations state that supervisors must receive training in their responsibilities within one week of starting their role at the workplace. We offer this two day training program for supervisors in all industries, with one designed just for those working in the construction sector Please read the full course description here. Private training sessions available, or you can attend an open course. Register for Kingston here.
New Course! SKID STEER
This is a course we have been wanting to offer for a long time, but proper skid steer training requires land disturbance. We are very fortunate to have an awesome landlord who has agreed to let us use the empty property around our Kingston location to run the practical sessions crucial to implementing effective skid steer training.
Skid steers are a versatile machine useful in landscaping, farming and constructions, but they are also very dangerous. Our experienced trainers will show you how to become a safer operator through theory training that covers the regulations and operating principals and hands-on practical training that will provide students with experience on track and wheel base loaders. Two courses have been added for April and May. Register here.
HEALTH & SAFETY POLICY DEVELOPMENT & AUDITS
Randy Stanley, CHSO joined us in September, 2017. Randy has an extensive background in both the industrial and construction sectors and is able to work with you to develop Health & Safety Policies, SOP's and perform safety audits and reviews. Randy will apply his knowledge of current policies, regulations, construction practices and industrial processes to ensure your company is in compliance. Call to book a complimentary one hour consultation.
WORKPLACE VIOLENCE & HARASSMENT
Effective June 15, 2010, employers must proactively prevent and control the risk of workplace violence and harassment. This includes providing education and information for all employees.
Our program was written in collaboration with legal counsel who specialize in employment law and human rights allowing us to offer this package with the utmost confidence. Let us assist you with the process of making your workplace a safer one! Call us for details.
ASBESTOS WORKER 1 &2
We're proud to introduce our full day course for workers involved with Type 1 & Type 2 asbestos work. Topics covered include identification, health risks, ACM's (asbestos containing materials), equipment, and O.Reg 278/05. During the practical portion, students will learn how to properly construct an enclosure. Respirator fitting is also provided. Call us for details.
NEW LINE OF SAFETY EQUIPMENT
Safety Guys offers custom harness fitting before you purchase any harness to ensure you always have the right equipment. We offer fall arrest equipment from the top names including Tractel, DBI Sala and Protecta Pro. A catalogue will be available soon, harnesses now in stock at our Kingston location. Call for details.
"We loved having Chris Blackburn at Prince Edward Learning Centre. I run a youth employment program and Chris was wonderful with all the participants. They appreciated his real life stories. His training style was easy to follow and the participants came away with valuable information. Very engaging training!"
~ Jennifer, Prince Edward Learning Centre
“Paul provided first-class training for my whole division. I would recommend him to all who require Working at Heights Training.”
"Just had an amazing day training for my forklift certification with Paul. Awesome experience and great trainer. I'll be recommending Safety Guys to everybody. :D"
~ Kevin Jackson
"Thank you again Paul, great job on the Training Program for Fall Arrest. We really enjoyed having you train us all." ~ Resolve General Maintenance
"Chris was a great instructor and kept the content interesting, relevant and enjoyable!"
"Extremely motivating, knowledgable, comprehensive, sympathetic, yet firm in convictions of safety. It was an eye- opener. Great investment in time and money. Thank you"
~ Luc Lachapelle, Renovaction Home Improvement
"Chris is very personable, relatable and easy to understand. I came into this course with no prior knowledge and with Chris's instruction, now feel comfortable that I know how to be safe at heights."
"Happily engaged, not your ordinary training day - well executed, interesting, & fun. Knowledgeable in all material delivered in easily every learning level. Well done! Highly recommend the Safety Guys!"
~ John Henderson, Henderson Total Maintenance Ltd.
"All courses that have been provided were great. Not one concern from anyone from the classes. All very positive comments from our employees. Fun and entertaining in a way that helped everyone retain all important information. We would definitely recommend your services to anyone." ~ Combat Networks
I wanted to thank you for the Working at Heights training seminar you conducted for my company. Your knowledge and delivery of the information was truly outstanding !!
We have held many training seminars prior to yours . I must say, yours was by far the smoothest , informative and compelling yet. Not an easy accomplishment when it is such an in depth and time consuming course . Kudos to yourself and your company in that regard .
We will most definitely be using yourself , and Safety Guys for all of our training in future ... "
~ Derek Payne , 1290164 Ontario Inc
"Matt was an excellent instructor. He was very thorough and encouraged great concepts. Hope to see him again next year as our instructor" ~ Mike T. (about Working at Heights)
"Matt did a good job keeping everyone involved and interested, good coverage of the content without being bland"
"Least boring, most interesting training I've had! It's important to entertaining and informative and Matt was both! Thanks!"