Mental Health Awareness – CARE Program

Course Description

Our Mental Health Awareness (CARE) program will provide participants with general awareness of Mental Health problems and illnesses that impact modern Canadian society. You’ll learn about the stigma that surrounds mental health, how to use a new language to reduce stigma, signs and symptoms of mental health issues, the difference between someone in distress and someone in crisis, and about self care.

Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, and local standards, this training encompasses the following laws and regulations, including but not limited to the Canada Labour Code Part II – Employer and Employee Duties.

Course Objectives:

  • Offers Strategies and Tactics for protection, intervention, management and defense of actions with regards to HARM in and outside the workplace.
  • Understands and management of conflict with regards to HARM in and outside the workplace.
  • Understands and management of confrontation with regards to HARM in and outside the workplace.
  • Understands and management of Crisis: including personal crisis, Individual in Crisis and event Crisis with regards to HARM in and outside the workplace
  • Understanding and management of Stress, Anger, Fear, Anxiety, Defensive behavior, acting out, tension reduction with regards to HARM in and outside the workplace
  • Understanding and management of Mental Health and Mental Illness with regards to HARM in and outside the workplace
  • Understand the Crisis model and response options with regards to HARM in and outside the workplace

Who Can Benefit From This Course

•    Employers
•    Managers
•    Supervisors
•    Employees

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Traffic Control and TCP Training

Notice of Update to Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7 – Temporary Conditions

On May 16, 2022 the Ontario Ministry of Transportation announced the release of an updated Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7 – Temporary Conditions (new revised 2022). Electronic versions of the office and field editions are available for download now, and print versions will be available in the future. We are currently schedule training programs will be referencing the 2022 edition of the OTM Book 7 (Orange Book).

Rescue 7 Inc. offers traffic control training based on the Ontario Traffic Manual (OTM) Book 7 – Temporary Conditions, in combination with our own procedures and policies, to provide a more complete look into traffic control and the many factors involved with its implementation.

Our training courses offer more than just OTM Book 7 minimums, but give your staff a real sense of how to plan, set up, organize and maintain temporary traffic control. The course will provide a look at the theory behind the way things are done and offer new ideas that your staff may not have considered previously. Liability and risk management are also a big issue in the industry and we teach your people how to address and plan for these two, potentially costly issues.

Many staff are required to perform their work in work zones in and among live lanes of traffic. There are a number of specific legislative requirements in the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Ontario Regulation 213/91 Construction Projects and in the Highway Traffic Act related to work performed on or about roadways, of which workers must be aware. This course highlights those requirement

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Workplace Violence & Harassment Training

Workplace harassment can undermine a person’s dignity. It can prevent workers from doing their job effectively. Workplace harassment, left unchecked, has the potential to escalate in to violent behavior. All workers are entitled to a safe and healthy workplace.

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STOP HARMS & Violence “Strategies and Tactics for Occupational Prevention of Harassment, Aggression, Racism, Mental Health, Substance Use & Stigma” program is unique. Unlike other programs, it combines a variety of programs into one comprehensive learning experience. It is designed to be more effective in time spent on topics and the economic realities of limited budgets. The program is most successful when collaborating and customizing the curriculum to align with the client’s policies and procedures and by incorporating simulations and situations that the trainees are most likely to encounter.

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TDG – Transportation of Dangerous Goods: Canada

Transporting dangerous goods poses several hazards to workers, the general public, and the environment. Individuals involved in the transportation of dangerous goods within Canada are responsible for preventing injury, property damage, and environmental harm by being adequately trained and operating in a safe and responsible manner. To help accomplish this, the TDG Act and Regulations were created. Proper adherence to this act and its associated regulations ensures the safety of drivers, the public, and the environment while transporting dangerous goods within Canada.

This course has been designed to educate learners on the Canadian TDG Act and its associated regulations in order to help them transport dangerous goods safely and properly. Throughout this course, participants will learn about their roles and responsibilities under this Act, relevant parts of the legislation, and the various aspects and requirements of safe and responsible dangerous good transportation, including but not limited to proper handling, packaging, labelling, placarding, documentation, and incident reporting procedures.

Inclass and Online courses available

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WHMIS 2015 (GHS) Training

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is a hazard communication system designed to ensure workers using hazardous materials, also known as controlled products, have the necessary information to safely handle, store and dispose of these materials. This course covers key elements of WHMIS 2015, including WHMIS pictograms, supplier and workplace labels, safety data sheets, and worker training. After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of what WHMIS is, WHMIS responsibilities, key components, the hazards WHMIS protects workers from, WHMIS 2015 pictograms, WHMIS 2015 hazard classifications, supplier and workplace labels, and safety data sheets.

Online and Instructro-Led training available.

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Health and Safety Committee Training

A Health and Safety Committee or the appointment of Health and Safety Representatives is either mandatory or subject to ministerial decision in all Canadian jurisdictions, and requirements vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

Our courses are designed so that participants understand the roles & responsibilities of health and safety representatives and policy and workplace health and safety committees under provincial jurisdiction and the Canada Labour Code, Part II.

Please contact Rescue 7 Inc for the most up-to-date applicable legislation to find out what are the requirements for your workplace.

Legislation Requirements for Health and Safety Committees

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Working at Heights (WAH) & Recertification

Employers must ensure workers on construction projects complete a working at heights training program approved by the Chief Prevention Officer-approved before a worker uses a fall restricting system, fall arrest system, safety net, work belt or safety belt.

This comprehensive working at heights training program has this approval. The program is divided into two modules.

  1. Theory:  Participants learn about the hazards of working at heights, basic rights and duties along with relevant regulations governing fall arrest hazards, fall protection equipment and working at heights projects. They will also be introduced to the use, inspection, limitations, storage and procedures for travel restraint, fall restricting and fall arrest systems.
  2. Hands-On Practical: Participants get hands-on training on fall protection equipment and systems. They will also explore key components of a fall rescue plan and emergency procedures.

This course meets the requirements of Section 26.2 of the Construction Regulation 213.

Maximum 12 participants per session.

Working at Heights – Recertification is only eligibility to participants who have completed the full Working at Heights program. Use the Eligibility Checker Tool if you are eligible for the training. For questions or support related to the Eligibility Checker Tool, please contact

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Health and Safety Orientation for Employees

Thinking about safety should be as natural as thinking about other aspects of a job. Employees should be able to anticipate the possibility of accidents before they happen. Yet workplace accidents cause millions of painful injuries every year and cost businesses almost $90 billion per year in medical bills, lost wages, and lost production time.

This Health & Safety Orientation course addresses two of the most prominent safety issues confronting employers today: developing a good safety attitude in their employees, and providing introductory safety training. The program will discuss common industry hazards as well as employee and employer expectations relating to methods of control. Industry and company expectations are covered, such as “right-to-refuse” and drug and alcohol compliance, in addition to legislative overviews of applicable legislative requirements.

The overall message of this health and safety orientation training is that individuals, no matter their role or position, need to take responsibility for their own personal safety as well as the safety of those they work with. This training is to be conducted for all employees and can also be coupled with current company specific orientations.

Online and in-class training options available.

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Due Diligence for Workers

In Canadian industry workers can and do get prosecuted under Occupational Health and Safety Law. Employers have a duty to explain to their workers, the provisions of Occupational Health and Safety Law, and why due diligence has special significance for workers. Conveying how safety laws work can be confusing and difficult to do, leaving workers with more questions than answers, so let this course help clarify some of those questions. By doing so, employers can help satisfy their legal obligation to inform their workers of Occupational Health and Safety Law. 

Online and in-class training options available.

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Due Diligence for Supervisors

Occupational Health and Safety legislation defines the general roles, rights, and responsibilities of employers, supervisors, and employees in keeping the workplace safe. These laws protect all individuals in the workplace and lay out specific requirements for due diligence. It is critical all employers and supervisors understand their role in maintaining a safe workplace and their duty to practice due diligence.

The Due Diligence for Supervisors course is designed to help supervisors meet their obligations for safety in the workplace by defining due diligence and describing what employers and supervisors must do to meet due diligence requirements. After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of the Internal Responsibility System and the system’s key players; what due diligence is as it applies to occupational health and safety legislation; what employers and supervisor must do to meet due diligence requirements; how workplace incidents should be managed; and, the role of health and safety officers in the administration and enforcement of labour laws.

Online and in-class training options available.

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Fire Extinguisher Training

Our Fire Extinguisher course looks at why things burn, reviews the types of fire extinguishers that are found in facilities today, and discusses how to use fire extinguishers to fight small fires. It’s divided into topic-based lessons so information is easily understood and retained.

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Fire Warden Training

In the event of an emergency in a multi-story building, all occupants need to know what to do, where to go and who is in charge. This program is aimed to reduce the possibility of injury/death and increase the safety of employees during a fire or emergency situation, through the education of workers designated as “fire/floor wardens”.

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Infectious & Communicable Disease Training

Safety when dealing with exposure to blood-borne or airborne pathogens is paramount in keeping your employees healthy. Students will learn to identify blood-borne and airborne pathogen hazards, describe exposure controls, and list actions to take if an exposure incident occurs. These awareness courses helps employers provide a safe and healthy work environment for their employees, and minimize the possibility of employee exposure to infectious diseases and communicable diseases within their company.

Online and in-class training options available.

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Chainsaw Safety Courses

This course covers basic chain saw safety as it relates to tree trimming, disaster clean-up, forestry and more.
Statistics have shown that there are certain inherent dangers associated with chainsaw operations, even during normal working conditions. A chainsaw can be a very dangerous piece of equipment; most of these injuries and deaths are due to several basic hazards. This course will increase understanding of the dangers of chainsaws and the steps required to operate them safely.

Online and in-class training options available.

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Basic Fall Protection/Fall Arrest Training

Fall Protection / Fall Arrest training program provides workers with the basic knowledge required to work safely in areas exposed to fall hazards.Training course covers the basics of fall arrest, travel restraint, and work positioning, including fall protection definitions, components, fall calculations, equipment maintenance, and rescue planning. Please note that this training program is not equivalent to Working at Heights training.

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Fire Evacuation Planning

The key to a successful fire evacuation is to make sure that no one is hurt and that each person understands exactly where to go during the emergency. Planning ahead is a legal requirement for every building owner or management authority. Rescue 7 Inc. works with our clients to coordinate and audit emergency planning within an organization.

Our services include:

  • Building Audits & Compliance Reviews
  • Warden Training
  • Fire Drills
  • Fire Safety Plans
  • Evacuations Plans


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Confined Space Entry Training Programs

8-hour training in Confined Space Entry (Awareness) review of the fundamentals focusing on Provincial Legislation, Metering and Monitoring, Hazard Assessments, Confined Space Entry, and Ventilation.

Online and in-class Awareness training options available.

Additional Courses Include:

  • Confined Space Rescue Level 1 (Basic)
  • Confined Space Rescue Level 2 (Intermediate)
  • Confined Space Rescue Level 3 (Advanced IDHL)
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Lockout Tagout and Entry Training

This course is designed to ensure employers, management, and workers understand the hazards that are associated with controlled energy and the proper methods of controlling energy through a properly developed and implemented lockout program. The session will cover the legal requirements surrounding the lockout of equipment, potential consequences of not following the procedure, and how to create and maintain a written workplace lockout tagout program.

Online and in-class training options available.

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