SET Safety’s top 10 online safety training courses

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SET Safety boasts over a decade of experience in online safety course delivery and helping companies with OHS/EHS compliance.

With over 70 course partners, we offer 1500+ online Safety Training Courses for Canada and the US. Here is a list of our top-ten online courses:

Ground Disturbance 201

This online Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) endorsed course is designed for planners, managers, supervisors, and employees who are required to develop, plan, or undertake any kind of ground disturbance. Alberta CEU value: 0.6 credits.

The various topics covered in this course are

  1. The importance of damage prevention
  2. Buried facility damage and its consequences
  3. The responsibilities of stakeholders involved in damage prevention and ground disturbance
  4. Damage prevention legislation, organizations, and publications
  5. The need for standardized damage prevention and ground disturbance training
  6. The requirements for conducting a search for buried facilities
  7. The notification process and the requirements of those involved
  8. The responsibilities and requirements for requesting locates and locating buried facilities
  9. The different types of locate marks and outline marking requirements
  10. Hand expose zones according to regulatory and industry requirements
  11. Pre-job meetings and what they should entail. Virtual proctoring is available on purchase.
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Defensive Driving: 3 Demerit Reduction Program (Alberta)

This full 6 hour Defensive Driving Program is approved by the Alberta Government for 3 demerit reduction. Participants must obtain at least 80% on the final exam to qualify. The program has full audio, video and interactive exercises. If you are looking for a comprehensive defensive driving program that also is approved for demerit reduction – this is it. This program teaches our trademarked SAFER System of Defensive Driving. This course covers

  1. Defensive Driving Courses Introduction
  2. Driver Competency Model
  3. SAFER System of Defensive Driving
  4. Adverse Conditions Driving
  5. Most Common Collisions
  6. Other Collisions
  7. Drinking, Driving and Drugs
  8. Fatigue
  9. Distracted Driving.

The program has full audio, video and interactive exercises. If you are looking for a comprehensive defensive driving program that also is approved for demerit reduction.

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Confined Space Entry and Monitor

This online Confined Space Entry and Monitor course defines confined and restricted spaces, explains the hazards associated with them, and provides methods for assessing, eliminating, controlling, and monitoring those hazards. The goal of this course is to help you demonstrate basic knowledge and proficiency in the identification, classification, and monitoring of both confined and restricted spaces. This course also covers requirements as described under Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) legislation as they relate to confined spaces. Confined Space Entry and Monitor is the pre-requisite training certification for admission to Confined Space Rescue training.

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Fall Protection Training

This online Fall Protection course is designed to provide you with the knowledge to help minimize fall hazards and protect yourself and others from serious injury. This course covers the following topics

  1. The importance of fall protection
  2. Identification of fall protection systems and components
  3. Fall protection calculations
  4. Fall protection planning and procedures

Alberta legislation was used extensively in the development of this course as Alberta has some of the most rigorous legislative standards in Canada. CSA, ANSI, CEN, and industry standards were also used. Although this course provides employers with a means of fulfilling their OH&S requirements, the course focuses on the safety of individuals working in the field.

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Leadership in Safety (Formerly LSE)

This Leadership in Safety, online course is designed to help supervisors understand their role in supporting their health and safety management system. It includes modules on Supervisor’s Role; Hazard Identification, Assessment, and Control; Formal Workplace Inspections; and Accident/Incident Investigation. This course covers the following topics

  1. Supervisor’s Role
  2. Hazard Identification, Assessment, and Control
  3. Formal Workplace Inspections
  4. Accident/Incident Investigation
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Daily Trip Inspection Training

This online course provides instruction on how to complete a Daily trip Inspection that follows the National Safety Code (Standard 13) regulations. It explains to a driver how to conduct and record a proper trip inspection and what items to inspect. The course also includes a review of why trip inspections are required, a copy of Part 2, Schedule 1- Truck, Tractor & Trailer and a short review of CVSA inspections. It will also help drivers not only complete a proper trip inspection, but know the law behind the rules.

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Hazard Assessment Training

This online Hazard Assessment course will help participants to understand the importance of hazard assessments on the overall performance of health and safety management systems. This course helps the participants to

  1. Identify occupational health and safety hazards
  2. Evaluate the identified safety hazards
  3. Prioritize safety hazards according to the risk they pose
  4. Control hazards that are identified
  5. Review and maintain hazard assessments on a regular basis.

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.

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Provincial Hours of Service (Alberta)

This online Provincial Hours of Service (Alberta) course explains the hours of service limits set out by Alberta Regulation 317/2002 and how they apply to provincially regulated carriers and drivers. As learners cover topics such as the four duty statuses, daily log requirements, and driver and carrier responsibilities, they will be equipped with the legislation and information required to ensure everyone’s safety on the road and to reduce fatigue related incidents. Material in this course was developed using the Alberta Hours of Service Regulations and Alberta Traffic Safety Act.

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Weights and Dimensions

This online course is designed as a general guideline to help commercial vehicle operators understand Alberta weight and dimension limits and the importance of adhering to them. Transportation laws are put in place to ensure public safety and to prevent damage to roadways. As a commercial vehicle operator, it’s crucial that you understand and follow your province’s transportation laws. This Alberta Commercial Vehicle Weights and Dimensions course is designed as a general guideline to help you understand Alberta weight and dimension limits and the importance of adhering to them.

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Rigging (Basic)

This online Basic Rigging course covers the basic responsibilities, practices, and techniques required to safely sling and rig loads. The material in this training course is designed for rigging personnel who work with all types of hoisting equipment. This course was designed to help satisfy requirements of the following standards

  1. CSA Z150-98
  2. It also adheres to ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Standards.

This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board(I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource of I-CAB assessments.

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