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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Canada

What is Mental Health First Aid?

Mental Health first aid is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional treatment is received or until the crisis is resolved. The concept is based on the model of medical first aid.

OH&S Courses

Confined Space Awareness

Whenever there is a confined space at a workplace, all workers should receive Confined Space Awareness Training. This awareness course will provide participants with an understanding of what a confined space is, the hazards associated with confined spaces, protective measures required for working safely in and around confined spaces, and the requirement for a Confined Space Program. This course does not replace or eliminate the requirement for employer workplace specific training.

Course duration: 2 days

Audits

Audits – Compliance, Gaps Analysis, Management Systems

To evaluate the effectiveness of their Occupational Health and Safety Program and for continuous improvement, organizations will often conduct an audit of their OH&S Program and Safety System. There are three common types of audits: Compliance Audit, Gaps Analysis Audit, and Management Systems Audit.

ENNIS Safety Services Occupational Health and Safety Certified Consultants have the expertise and experience to conduct these audits.

OH&S Services

Respiratory Mask Fit Testing

Employees required to wear a tight fitting respirator in order to perform their duties should be fit tested to ensure proper sealing and fitting. Unwanted or unsuspected exposure to a contaminant can endanger the health and safety of the worker. During fit testing workers will be instructed on: proper donning and doffing of the respirator; how to perform a seal check; use and care of the respirator; types of respirators; and more.

ENNIS Safety Services Fit Testers use Quantitative Testing Techniques.

OH&S Life Safety Certificate

OH&S Life Safety Certificate

This certificate program focuses on the life safety aspect of the workplace. Emergencies and injury causing incidents can happen in every workplace at any time and workers need to be prepared to respond appropriately. This program will provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to be effective in planning for and responding to such an event.

Day 1

Workplace Safety Certificate

Workplace Safety Certificate

The Workplace Safety Certificate program is designed to provide the front line worker with the skills required to recognize potential hazards, identify the appropriate control for the hazard, and apply their skill and knowledge in working safely. Participants will be given the opportunity to apply their learning in hands-on job related scenarios.

Day 1

  • WHMIS
  • Lockout/Tag out
  • Workplace Ergonomics Awareness

Day 2

Supervisor OH&S Certificate

Supervisor OH&S Certificate

Participants will gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Supervisor in relation to Occupational Health and Safety at the workplace. The material is delivered with the supervisor as the intended audience and discussions addressing supervisor issues.

Day 1

  • OH&S Act and Regulations Review
  • Internal Responsibility System
  • JOHS Committee Roles/Functions

Day 2

Manager OH&S Certificate

Manager OH&S Certificate

The Manager OH&S Certificate program focuses on the responsibilities and accountabilities of managers in regards to occupational health and safety. The material is delivered with the manager as the intended audience and discussions addressing managerial issues.

This program can be delivered over two consecutive days, two separate days recommended within a two week period, or as a weekend retreat format.

Day 1

Code White: Responding to Aggressive/Violent Behaviour

Code White: Responding to Aggressive/Violent Behaviour

This course focuses on a team intervention response to a situation in which an individual (customer/client/patient) is behaving in a potentially dangerous/aggressive manner towards themselves or others and the situation is escalating or has the potential for escalating beyond the abilities of the person dealing with the situation.

Crisis Intervention: Recognition & Management of Hostility and Violence

Crisis Intervention: Recognition & Management of Hostility and Violence

This course is designed to equip the participant with the tools and knowledge to enable them to interact with an individual who may be experiencing a crisis. Individuals in crisis often respond to a sense of helplessness and loss of control through withdrawal, depression, attempted suicide, or overtly through angry outbursts and/or violent attacks.

Audits – Compliance, Gaps Analysis, Management Systems

Audits – Compliance, Gaps Analysis, Management Systems

To evaluate the effectiveness of their Occupational Health and Safety Program and for continuous improvement, organizations will often conduct an audit of their OH&S Program and Safety System. There are three common types of audits: Compliance Audit, Gaps Analysis Audit, and Management Systems Audit.

ENNIS Safety Services Occupational Health and Safety Certified Consultants have the expertise and experience to conduct these audits.

Fatigue Management Program Development

Fatigue Management Program Development

ENNIS Safety Services Occupational Health and Safety consultants have the expertise and experience to assist organizations in the development, and implementation, of their Fatigue Management Program.

For further information please contact one of our Consultants at ENNIS Safety Services, 8-11 Calkin Drive, Kentville, N.S., B4N 3V7
Telephone 902-678-1510

Fatigue Management

Fatigue Management

Fatigue is more prevalent in the workplace than one would expect and is often misunderstood with feeling tired or drowsy. Topics covered in this course include: definition of fatigue; causes/factors contributing to fatigue; effects of fatigue; hazards and consequences of fatigue; and assessing and controlling fatigue hazards. The Roles and Responsibilities of Management and Employees are also discussed.

Course duration: 1 day

Business Continuity Program Development

Business Continuity Program Development

ENNIS Safety Services Occupational Health and Safety consultants have the expertise and experience to assist organizations in the development, and implementation, of their Business Continuity Program.

For further information please contact one of our Consultants at ENNIS Safety Services, 8-11 Calkin Drive, Kentville, N.S., B4N 3V7
Telephone 902-678-1510

Fire Wardens

Fire Wardens

Course participants will learn the functions of Fire Wardens specific to their workplace. Topics covered include inspecting for fire hazards, fire theory, fire plan development, workplace specific evacuation procedures, and use of fire extinguishers. Workplace on-site courses may include an actual hands-on fire safety inspection.

Course duration: 1/2 day

Fire Safety Program Development

Fire Safety Program Development

ENNIS Safety Services Occupational Health and Safety Certified Consultants have the expertise and experience to assist organizations in the development, and implementation, of their Fire Safety Program.

For further information please contact one of our Consultants at ENNIS Safety Services, 8-11 Calkin Drive, Kentville, N.S., B4N 3V7
Telephone 902-678-9204

Fire Safety

Fire Safety

Every worker needs to be prepared in case of a workplace fire. This course provides participants with the basics of fire safety. Topics include: fire safety responsibilities: principles of fire safety; different classes of fire; how to respond in a fire; workplace evacuation; fire drills; and fire prevention. Also included is instruction on the types of fire extinguishers, when and how to use a fire extinguisher, and fire extinguisher maintenance.

Course duration: 1 day

Creating a Respectful Workplace Program Development

Creating a Respectful Workplace Program Development

ENNIS Safety Services Occupational Health and Safety Consultants have the Certification, expertise and experience to assist organizations in the development, and implementation, of their Respectful Workplace Program.

For further information please contact one of our Consultants at ENNIS Safety Services, 8-11 Calkin Drive, Kentville, N.S., B4N 3V7
Telephone 902-678-1510

Creating a Respectful Workplace

Creating a Respectful Workplace

Employees need to feel good about coming to work each day. A respectful workplace provides that “good feeling” about the workplace as well as contributing to higher productivity from employees. Topics covered in this course include: factors that contribute to a respectful workplace; what constitutes acceptable and unacceptable behaviours; and developing strategies to create and/or improve a respectful workplace.

Course duration: 1 day

Fall Protection

Fall Protection

This course will provide participants with an understanding of the regulation regarding fall protection and its application to the workplace. Topics include: the importance of fall protection; the components of a fall protection system; procedures for inspection, storage, and maintenance of equipment; and the importance of a fall protection program. This course does not replace or eliminate the requirement for employer workplace specific training.

Course duration: 1 day

Confined Space

Confined Space

Whenever there is a confined space at a workplace, all workers should receive Confined Space Training. This course will provide participants with an understanding of what a confined space is, the hazards associated with confined spaces, protective measures required for working safely in and around confined spaces, and the requirement for a Confined Space Program. This course does not replace or eliminate the requirement for employer workplace specific training.

Course duration: 2 day

First Aid / CPR

First Aid / CPR

(Existing customers)

Emergency First Aid & CPR

Participants gain hands on knowledge of basic First Aid & CPR techniques applicable to the workplace and any environment. Topics covered include: recognizing and responding to cardiovascular emergencies for adults; CPR; the A,B,C’s of First Aid – Airway, Breathing, and Circulation; and much more.

Course duration: 8 hours

Emergency First Aid Recertification

Course duration: 4 hours

Respiratory Mask Fit Testing

Respiratory Mask Fit Testing

Employees required to wear a tight fitting respirator in order to perform their duties should be fit tested to ensure proper sealing and fitting. Unwanted or unsuspected exposure to a contaminant can endanger the health and safety of the worker. During fit testing workers will be instructed on: proper donning and doffing of the respirator; how to perform a seal check; use and care of the respirator; types of respirators; and more.

ENNIS Safety Services Fit Testers use Quantitative Testing Techniques.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Course participants will learn about the various types of PPE most commonly used in workplaces. Included in the course is instruction on safe use of PPE; maintaining PPE; proper selection of PPE; the importance of the use of PPE; and establishing a PPE program. Specialty PPE such as fall protection, fire fighters, etc. is not covered in this course.

Course duration: 1/2 day or 1 day (depends on type of workplace)

Emergency Preparedness Program Development

Emergency Preparedness Program Development

ENNIS Safety Services Occupational Health and Safety consultants have the expertise and experience to assist organizations in the development, and implementation, of their Emergency Preparedness Program.

For further information please contact one of our Consultants at ENNIS Safety Services, 8-11 Calking Drive, Kentville, N.S., B4N 3V7
Telephone 902-678-1510

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness

No one wants an emergency to turn into a disaster. Is your organization prepared for an emergency? This course will provide participants the skills necessary to identify potential emergency situations, assess their impact on the organization and how to develop a response plan to mitigate the impact.

Course duration: 1/2 day

Workplace Ergonomics Awareness

Workplace Ergonomics Awareness

This course provides participants with an understanding of the importance of proper ergonomics in the workplace. They will learn how to identify ergonomic hazards and what to do to implement corrective actions to prevent injury.

Course duration: 1 day

Job Task Analysis (SWP) Program Development

Job Task Analysis (SWP) Program Development

ENNIS Safety Services Occupational Health and Safety consultants have the expertise and experience to assist organizations in the development, and implementation, of their Job Task Analysis (SWP) Program.

For further information please contact one of our Consultants at ENNIS Safety Services, 8-11 Calkin Drive, Kentville, N.S., B4N 3V7
Telephone 902-678-1510

Rules/Guidelines/Safe Work Practice/Safe Work Procedure

Rules/Guidelines/Safe Work Practice/Safe Work Procedure

After conducting a Job Task Analysis, the next step is developing a safe work practice/procedure for the task to control the identified hazards. This course provides instruction on how safe work practices/procedures are written to provide an adequate control for each hazard associated with the particular task. Participants will be given the opportunity to apply what they have learned through writing a safe work practice/procedure for a task of their choosing.

Course duration: 1 day

Job Task Analysis (SWP)

Job Task Analysis (SWP)

Job Task Analysis, also known as Job Safety Analysis and Job Hazards Analysis, is the first step to developing Safe Work Procedures. Participants will learn how to perform a Job Task Analysis through observation, identifying potential or actual hazards, and determining the appropriate control for each hazard. Subsequent to this, a safe work procedure can be developed.

Course duration: 1 day

Lock out / Tag out Awareness

Lock out / Tag out Awareness

This course is focused on providing all workers with the basic knowledge of what lockout/tag out is, why it is important to workplace safety, and the basis of developing a workplace specific Lockout/Tag out Program. Employers have a responsibility and duty to ensure workers are protected from the unexpected release of energy from equipment during maintenance or service.

Course duration: 1/2 day

Supervisory Skills

Supervisory Skills

Participants will gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the Supervisor/Manager in relation to Occupational Health and Safety at the workplace. Topics include: OH&S legislation, Functions of Supervisors/Managers specific to safety, rights and Responsibilities of Workers, Due Diligence Employees/Management, Effective Leadership, and more.

Course duration: 2 days

Due Diligence

Due Diligence

What are you doing as a Manager to ensure you are compliant with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation? This course will provide participants with an understanding of the principle of Due Diligence, what is needed to demonstrate Due Diligence, and why Due Diligence is necessary for a legal defense. The objective of a good OH&S Program is to develop Due Diligence as a workplace standard.

Course duration: 1/2 day

Workplace Violence Prevention Program Development

Workplace Violence Prevention Program Development

ENNIS Safety Services Occupational Health and Safety Consultants have the Certification, expertise and experience to assist organizations in the development, and implementation, of their Workplace Violence Prevention Program.

For further information please contact one of our Consultants at ENNIS Safety Services, 8-11 Calkin Drive, Kentville, N.S., B4N 3V7
Telephone 902-678-1510

Workplace Violence Prevention

Workplace Violence Prevention

A Workplace Violence Prevention Plan is required at Nova Scotia workplaces for which a significant risk of violence is identified through a violence risk assessment. This course will enable participants to: have a better understanding of workplace violence; conduct a Violence Risk Assessment; prepare a Workplace Violence Prevention Plan; reduce the risk of workplace violence; how to improve workplace safety; and what the organization can do to help recover from a violent workplace event.

Course duration: 1 day

Hazard Recognition

Hazard Recognition

This course focuses on three key elements of an effective Occupational Health and Safety Management System: recognizing, assessing, and controlling hazards. Recognizing hazards, assessing their risk and implementing an effective control before incidents occur keeps workers safe. Components of this course include job task analysis and the hierarchy of controls. The Hazard Recognition course is a natural progression from the Workplace Inspection course as it deals with hazards in a more detailed manner.

Course duration: 1 day

Workplace Inspections

Workplace Inspections

One of the key components to a safe workplace is regular workplace inspections. This course covers topics such as: conducting workplace inspections, preparing for an inspection, how to conduct an inspection, the types of workplace inspections, reporting and follow-up. Workplace on-site courses may include an actual hands-on workplace inspection.

Course duration: 1 day

Incident Investigations

Incident Investigations

The goal of a workplace incident investigation is not to find fault or blame but to find the cause or causes so they can be eliminated or controlled to prevent reoccurrence. Participants in this course learn the practical “how to” of investigating a workplace incident. Topics covered include planning for an investigation; how to conduct an investigation; determining direct, indirect and root cause(s); making corrective recommendations; and report writing.

Course duration: 1 day

Occupational Health & Safety Program Development

Occupational Health & Safety Program Development

ENNIS Safety Services Occupational Health and Safety Consultants have the Certification, expertise and experience to assist organizations in the development, and implementation, of their Occupational Health and Safety Program.

For further information please contact one of our Consultants at ENNIS Safety Services, 8-11 Calkin Drive, Kentville, N.S., B4N 3V7
Telephone 902-678-1510

Occupational Health & Safety Committees

Occupational Health & Safety Committees

This course provides participants with information necessary for the establishment and effective functioning of an Occupational Health and Safety Committee. Material covered includes: Roles and Responsibilities of an OH&S Committee and its Members; OH&S Committee Functions, Rules of Procedure; Introduction to Workplace Inspections, Incident Investigations, and OH&S Programs; and much more.

Course duration: 2 days

Internal Responsibility System

Internal Responsibility System

The Internal Responsibility System (IRS) is the cornerstone of the Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act. Primarily, everyone who has any influence on the workplace shares the responsibility of workplace safety.

This course provides discussion on the bases of the IRS; the roles and responsibilities of each of the parties involved from senior level management to front line workers; and how the IRS and an effective Occupational Health and Safety Program go hand in hand.

Course duration: 1/2 day

Occupational Health and Safety Act & Regulations

Occupational Health and Safety Act & Regulations

This course provides an overview of the contents of the Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations. The objective of this course is to provide business Owners/Managers information as to what is required in order to be in compliance with OHS Legislation. Also covered are the responsibilities and accountabilities of Owners/Managers.

Certificate Programs

Occupational Health and Safety Certificate Programs

ENNIS Safety Services provides employers in Atlantic Canada (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland) with five certificate programs designed to address all levels of their organization, from managers to frontline workers. Each certificate program is focused on the needs of a specific target audience to provide them with the tools necessary to work effectively and safely.

Training Courses

ENNIS Safety Services Training Courses

Want more? Any ENNIS run courses can be scheduled on request to fit the needs of your organization.

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