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Leadership for Safety Excellence for Municipal Employees ($99.95)

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Designed for municipal supervisors, this course helps participants understand their role in supporting their health and safety management system.

Leadership for Safety Excellence for Municipal Employees Online CEU points: 0.6

The Alberta ERSD Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program requires that operators have post secondary education or equivalent, to meet the requirements for a levels III and IV certification. The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) system can be utilized by operators to gain the equivalent of the post secondary education.

This course consists of four modules:

  • Supervisor’s Role
    • Includes safety responsibilities, safety related tasks, legislated responsibilities and corporate culture
    • Approximately 75 minutes
  • Hazard Identification, Assessment, and Control
    • Includes how to recognize safety hazards and conduct assessments of work activities; how to control identified hazards.
    • Approximately 60 minutes
  • Formal Workplace Inspections
    • Includes how to conduct effective worksite inspections; the differences between hazard assessment and inspections; how to interpret observations, document findings and develop appropriate recommendations.
    • Approximately 2 hours
  • Accident/Incident Investigation
    • Includes when and why investigations are necessary; appropriate steps to follow when conducting an investigation.
    • Approximately 2 hours

Each module is also available as an individual course.

DURATION: Approximately 5.5 hours

ASSESSMENT: Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. 

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