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Worker Health and Safety Awareness in Ontario: Quiz and Answers

By |May 15th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Worker Health and Safety Awareness in Ontario This Worker Health and Safety Awareness Ontario Quiz is designed to test the knowledge of employees and supervisors in any workplace environment. The quiz incorporates regulations set out by the Ontario Health and Safety Act (OHSA). Keep in mind that theoretical knowledge can only take safety awareness and prevention [...]

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Approved Training Provider Ontario – OWWCO, MOL, and BBB

By |May 15th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

ACUTE - Industry Approved Training Provider ACUTE is an approved by the Ministry of Labour (MOL) for our Working at Heights Course, and is WWOCS certified (approved by the OWWCO). This article will teach you about ACUTE's OWWCO, MOL, and BBB approvals. You will also learn the steps a training provider must take to gain [...]

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Working at Heights Courses in Ontario for Construction

By |May 7th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Working at Heights Courses in Ontario for Construction Did you know that Ontario companies spent $52M paying for work-related compensation and other losses in 2015, on workplace fall injuries alone? Working at Heights training is important to keep all workers safe, and it is required by the law. If you want to learn how to decrease [...]

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Working at Heights Training In Ontario

By |May 1st, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Working at Heights Training in Ontario Did you know that the Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) requires workers working on Construction Projects to complete Working at Heights training? Right now, there is currently a two-year transition period for workers who, prior to April 1, 2015, met the fall protection training requirements outlined in subsection 26.2(1) of the [...]

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Different Levels of Working at Heights Training in Ontario and Costs

By |April 10th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

This page on the different levels of Working at Heights training has been prepared as a resource summary and central location for related information to help workplace parties and employers understand some of their obligations under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). It is not legal advice. If you have questions regarding Working at [...]

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Working at Heights Ticket Expiry

By |April 3rd, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Working at Heights - Be Aware Of Ticket Expiry The law requires employers to provide working at heights training by an approved provider for their employees. Did you know that Working at Heights training records only last for three years? After the three year mark, workers must take a refresher in order renew their working at [...]

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Safety Pin Campaign Ontario

By |April 3rd, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Safety Pin Campaign Ontario You may have recently seen pictures on the news of people wearing safety pins or even heard brief statements about the "safety pin campaign." But what is the safety pin campaign exactly? The campaign began in the U.K. after the country voted to leave the European Union (often referred to as "Brexit"). [...]

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Training Courses

By |March 30th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Click on a training course below to learn more » Working at Heights » Confined Space Entry Awareness » Confined Space Rescue » Elevating Work Platforms » 40 Hour HAZWOPER » 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher » Lock-Out / Tag-Out » Transportation of Dangerous Goods » WHMIS 1988 – 2015 » Arc Flash and Electrical Safety » Fork Lift Operator » Spill Response » Traffic Control » Overhead Crane » Excavation, Trenching [...]

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Working at Heights Refresher Training Course

By |March 20th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Working at Heights Refresher Training Course Did you know that Working at Heights training is valid for three years from the date the worker completes an approved training course by an approved training provider? After three years, a Working at Heights refresher training course is required by the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). [...]

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WWOCS Ontario Approved Trainer

By |March 13th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

WWOCS Ontario Approved Trainer What is a WWOCS Ontario approved trainer, and why does it matter? WWOCS stands for the Water and Wastewater Certification System. The Ontario Water Wastewater Certification Office (OWWCO) is the body in Ontario that approves both safety trainers and courses. ACUTE is an OWWCO  and MOL certified Working at Heights training provider in [...]

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