Valhalla Safety Industrial Safety Training
Specializing in industrial safety and training in southern British Columbia, Canada.   
Valhalla Safety Training in Southern BC
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"Ron Tomlinson was clear, concise and very helpful in all aspects of this course." - J.T.

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Call Us Toll free:
1-877-220-4073
Phone: (250) 229-4072
Fax: (250) 229-4073
E-mail: info@valhallasafety.com

Office:
701-622 Front Street
Nelson, BC, Canada
V1L 4B7

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H2S Alive™|Ground Disturbance Level I & II™|PST-CSTS|Industrial/Commercial End-User Fall Protection Program|Emergency First Aid & CPR C|Standard First Aid & CPR C|Confined Space Level I|OSSA Regional Orientation|WHMIS|TDG

H2S Alive™

Hydrogen Sulphide Training

The Ticket - Call Valhalla Safety at 1-877-220-4073 for complete information. Valid for 3 years. Industry-recognised. Upon successful completion of course, a person receives a temporary ticket (valid for 90 days); the permanent one is mailed within that time.

The Course - No previous experience or training in the Petroleum Industry necessary. The course is designed to help workers become familiar with H2S/sour gas. Course length is 8 hours.

Description - While H2S is produced by other industries (Pulp & Paper, Agriculture) and in nature, the Oil and Gas Industry is the largest producer of H2S/sour gas. Oilfield companies require job applicants to have H2S training even before applying. The course covers:

H2S Properties and the Initial Response Strategy - Properties of sour gas, where it is likely to be found, hazards to health (exposure limits and toxicity levels). Seven-step Initial Response strategy introduced and reviewed and applied to case studies.

Respiratory Protective Equipment - The benefits and limitations of the 2 kinds of breathing apparatus (SCBA and SABA) that workers are likely to encounter are discussed. Students learn how to inspect, put on and use a SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus).

Detection of H2S - Instructions for using two kinds of gas detector devices (Bellows and Piston); introduction to electronic monitors and practice with sampling and testing air from miniature H2S environment.

Rescue Techniques & Rescue Breathing - Practice of four basic rescue – lift techniques and rescue breathing (based on Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation's guidelines; students are encouraged to take a separate first aid course.

Review and Case Studies – to practise Initial Response Strategy.

Test – half multiple choice, half fill-in-the-blanks. Each test is marked before students leave. Passing Grade is 70%. The temporary tickets given upon successful completion and can be taken to work immediately.

- $210.00 plus GST -

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Ground Disturbance Level I & II™

Level I is for anyone in Construction, Mining, Petroleum and other industries performing excavation activity (ditch & trench construction and ground removal) in a non-supervisory role. Students will learn (as set out by Global Training) about a Code of Practice, recognition of hazards, underground structures and emergency procedures. Participants will be able to identify the minimum sources for searching for underground structures and to know how to use permits and pre-job safety meetings effectively in 4 hours. A three-year certificate is obtained upon successful completion without a test. A ticket is issued by post only. Valid for 3 years across Canada. 8 hours.

Level II is directed specifically for heavy equipment operators, vac truck drivers, all supervisors and anyone operating independently or issuing and receiving ground disturbance permits in Construction, Mining, Petroleum and other industries. Students must have a solid language competency to cover the extensive material about regulations, variances and emergency response plans for ground disturbance. Students will learn how to plan every step of a dig involving line location and types of exposure; and to create a plot plan/site drawing. How to perform a backfill inspection, to use permits, to conduct pre-job meetings and to deal with line/structure contact is also covered. Certificates are issued upon successful completion of a test. Valid across Canada for 3 years. 8 hours.

Level I: - $200.00 plus GST -

Level II: - $200.00 plus GST -

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Petroleum Safety Training (PST) - Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) on CD-ROM

An Interactive Computer-based Training Program

Enform has designed and produced this safety training program for workers in the Petroleum Industry. This comprehensive course includes WHMIS Fundamentals training and specialized lessons in four sectors of the oil industry…Students need only take one of the optional lessons which pertains to the their work area to receive a certificate; we recommend that all optional lessons are taken. Approximately 6 hours.

Nine Standard Lessons

  1. Regulations
  2. WHMIS
  3. Personal Protective Equipment
  4. Hazard Recognition and Control
  5. Common Workplace Hazards and Control
  6. Oil and Gas Industry Hazards and Control
  7. Gas Hazards and Control Measures
  8. Work Procedures
  9. Safety Communications

Four Industry Specific Optional Lessons

  1. Exploration Hazards and Control
  2. Rig Hazards and Control
  3. Oilfield Trucking Hazards and Control
  4. Production and Plant Hazards and Control

Interactive Training

This CD ROM training program is interactive and enables users to work at their own pace. This program has been designed so students do not need significant computer skills. After completing each individual lesson, students are challenged with a short competency test. The certificate also covers CSTS (Construction Safety Training System) which meets the require-ments of IRP #16.

Upon completion, students receive a ticket which reads: PST, CSTS & WHMIS Fundamentals. As of July 2009, these tickets never expire.

- $150.00 plus GST -

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Industrial/Commercial End-User Fall Protection Program

OSSA Approved/ACSA Course #6116

The program was developed in accordance with the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) requirements and Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) guidelines. This Fall Protection Group Inc. program is recognized by the ACSA and is fully accredited by OSSA. And is valid in BC as well. 8 Hours.

During this workshop you will learn the basics of fall protection systems.

Topics include:

  • Fall Protection Basics: Fall accident statistics, Dynamics of falling,
    Governing bodies and regulations
  • Fall Protection Systems: Guardrails, Travel restraint system,
    Personal fall arrest system, Safety nets, Control zones,
    Procedure based fall protection systems,
    System selection, Fall protection plan
  • Travel Restraint and Fall Arrest: System components & Terminology
  • Anchor Points: Strength requirements, Permanent anchor points,
    Temporary anchor points, Anchorage connectors
  • Connectors Part I: Snap hooks and carabiners, Lanyards, Energy absorbers,
    Self-retracting lanyards (SRLs)
  • Connectors Part II: Vertical lifelines (VLLs) and fall arresters, Free fall distance,
    Clearance requirements, Calculating FFD TFD CR, Horizontal lifelines (HLLs)
  • Body Holding Devices: Safety belts vs. full body harnesses,
    Harness types, Harness fitting / Partner check
  • Specialty Solutions/Situations: Work positioning, Descent control devices, Aerial lifts, Ladders, Scaffolds
  • Equipment Care: Inspection, Maintenance, Storage
  • Rescue: Rescue concepts, principles and planning, Suspension trauma, Working alone
  • Fall Arrest System Workshop: Harness donning and partner check, Harness suspension, Fall arrest system selection & set-up / video analysis
  • Question & answer period, Theory test, Wrap-up

Class maximum is 16 students.

- $200.00 plus GST -

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Emergency First Aid & CPR Course

Includes the latest First Aid and CPR Guidelines. Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Exceeds competitors' standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Simple First Aid and CPR techniques taught in an interactive environment, for individuals who need just an overview of First Aid and CPR.

Duration 6.5–8 hours with flexible scheduling options
Instructor Certified Red Cross First Aid Instructor
Completion 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade at written exam
Certification 3-year certification in Emergency First Aid, CPR Level C*, and AED**

*CPR Level A where local legislation requires **where local legislation permits

Course content

  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • First Aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

*minimum age: 12 yrs

Take-home materials

  • Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
  • Certification card and optional wall certificate
    (or as required by legislation)
- $100.00 plus GST -

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Standard First Aid & CPR Course

Includes the latest First Aid and CPR Guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors' standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Comprehensive First Aid and CPR techniques for those who need training for work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies in the workplace.

Duration 14 - 16 hours with flexible scheduling options
Instructor Certified Red Cross First Aid Instructor
Completion 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade at written exam
Certification 3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level C*, and AED**

*CPR Level A where local legislation requires **where local legislation permits

Course content

  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • First Aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Wound care
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

*minimum age: 12 years

Take-home materials

  • Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
  • Certification card and optional wall certificate
    (or as required by legislation)
- $180.00 plus GST -

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Confined Space Level I

Pre-Entry

This course identifies the numerous types of Confined Spaces, Confined Space hazards and the regulations regarding working in and around them. Hazard recognition and safety protocols commonly required by both employers and employees to ensure safe work practices are also covered. Required for people working in the Oil & Gas industry, Municipal workers, Equipment Operators and others involved in excavations and trenching as well as specific areas of Agriculture and Construction. Course material reflects legislation and common industrial-regulated practices within Western Canada. Certification is valid for three years. 8 hours.

- $200.00 plus GST -

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Regional Orientation Program

Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA)

In an effort to streamline worker movement between the various projects in the Oil Sands surrounding Fort McMurray, the Regional Orientation became manditory in April 2006. Upon completion of the OSSA Regional Orientation Program a worker will be able to present their credentials at any of the Oil Sands Safety Association Owner Member sites (Albian Sands Energy Inc., Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Suncor Energy Inc., and Syncrude Canada Ltd.) as proof of completing the required site access orientation. 1 hour.

- $75.00 plus GST -

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WHMIS

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

WHMIS - Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.

This course informs students of:

  • your right to know what hazardous products you are dealing with on your worksite,
  • what the hazards are; how to read a MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet),
  • how to read labels; rules about labelling,
  • where to find information on treatment if an accident were to occur.

The four-hour comprehensive presentation includes instruction, video and overhead presentation and discussion. Booklet and handouts included in fee.

Each student will write a competency check at the end of the class before receiving their WHMIS ticket. These tickets never expire when an employee keeps their ticket in their possession and can show it to a new employer, or remains with the same employer. When changing employers, employees may be required to re-take their WHMIS training, with the new employer providing orientation for the hazardous materials unique to their worksite. 4 Hours.

- $75.00 plus GST -

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TDG

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Students receive a three-year ticket after learning the following:

  • what are Dangerous Goods; the nine classes and their placards,
  • safe packaging and shipping
  • how to read and write a shipping document
  • emergency actions to protect people and the environment in case of a spill or leak

For drivers, shippers, receivers and workers who have shipping/receiving activity on their worksite; especially relevant to the Oil and Gas Industry where a lot of shipping of Dangerous Goods takes place; required by many industries.

This course is a comprehensive introduction to Transportation of Dangerous Goods. An open-book quiz follows four hours of video and overhead presentation with intensive discussion. Booklet and handouts included in fee. 4 Hours.

- $85.00 plus GST -

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