Investing in employee development is an investment in the success of any company, especially in the construction industry. When you provide ongoing training for your employees, you create a workplace that is safe and shows that you value your employees.

Among the many training programs available, a few core courses are essential for your employees’ professional success and can also benefit their personal lives. 

To help you get started with your learning journey, we have compiled a list of construction training courses. In addition to providing practical information, these courses also teach students how to use different types of equipment safely. 

The best part? These online courses are all free and available right here on our website, so you can get started right away.

Read on to learn more.

WHMIS 2015

Description: WHMIS 2015 is a comprehensive system for providing health and safety information on hazardous products intended for use, handling, or storage in Canadian workplaces. It ensures that everyone is informed and trained in handling hazardous products in their workplace.

This course provides an overview of the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015) by examining its main components, classification, and communication. 

Topics covered: Physical and Health Hazards, Pictograms, Supplier and Workplace Labels, Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), Duties of Workplace Parties, Education and Training

Cost: Free

Health and Safety at Work II

Description: The Health & Safety at Work II course explains your rights and responsibilities on the job and tells you what Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) expects from your employer, your supervisor, and you. It outlines what you need to know and understand to be safe at work today and every day. Preventing injuries and illnesses at work starts here, with the things you learn in this course.

Topics covered: Get on board, Get in the know, Get involved, Get more help

Cost: Free

Work Ergonomics – Musculoskeletal Disorders 

Description: Injuries are common in the workplace. In this course, you will examine and understand various situations that lead to the development of Work Ergonomics – Musculoskeletal (injuries related to muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, and nerves) and implement best practices and techniques to protect yourself and others from injury.

Topics covered: What are MSDs? Understanding MSD risks and hazards, Controlling MSDs, Signs, and Stags of MSDs, Preventative Measures, Preventing Bodily Injuries

Cost: Free

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