Apr 16, 2019

Boating Ontario Student WorkshopNew and young workers are three times more likely to be injured during their first month on the job than at any other time. New and young workers are a specific concern for the Ontario Ministry of Labour. The Ministry continues to ‘blitz’ employers with young workers in 2019 and as an employer YOU are responsible for providing them with the knowledge and understanding that they need to work in a safe manner.  

The Boating Ontario Student Marine Safety Training Workshop offers members a discounted safety awareness training to ensure your employees are in compliance with the Ministry of Labour requirements each season.

UPDATED FOR 2019

In this 8-hour training workshop, students will learn in both a classroom and in a practical setting and will cover the following subjects;

• Customer Service
• Occupational Health & Safety Awareness
• WHMIS 2015
• Gas Dock Operations Part 1: Classroom
• Technical Standards and Safety Act (TSSA), Spill Response Awareness & Emergency Response Awareness
• Gas Dock Operations Part 2: Practical
• Spill Kits and Emergency Shut-offs, Fire Extinguisher Training, Life Ring Toss & Belaying a cleat exercise

General

• All workshops run 9 AM to 5 PM
• Workshop includes classroom training AND a 2 hour practical session on the dock
• Lunch is included in the registration fee
• Cost = $150/student for members & $200/student for non-members
• Credit card payment only
 
These are the three training sessions confirmed so far.  Check the Boating Ontario website for more dates and locations to be announced soon.  
 
Friday April 26 -- Outer Harbour Marina
Location -- 475 Unwin Avenue, Toronto, ON
 
Saturday May 4 – Port Dover
Location – Port Dover Library, 713 St. George Street & Port Dover Harbour Marina – Port Dover, ON
 
Sunday May 5 – Belle River
Location – Atlas Tube Centre & Belle River Marina , Ontario
 
No qualifications needed! Register today!

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