Safe LIfting


Feb 12, 2016

Georgian College, Midland

This two-day theoretical course will run from 9 am to 3:30 pm. The fee is $115 / participant.  The course covers legislation and safe operation principles for lifting devices in a marina environment. It satisfies the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s definition of “generic competency” in the marina environment.  Site-specific practical assessment must be completed by the marina employer or supervisor.

This two-day workshop covers:
The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
Industrial regulation and marina operation
Forklift operation
Crane operator safety practice
Load assessment
Safe working loads at specified angles
Marina slinging hardware
Slings for marina applications
Mobile crane and hydraulic trailer
Participants will receive:
Reference materials
Instruction by qualified trainers
Theoretical evaluation
Upon successful completion, participants will receive a certificate of competency. This certificate will be signed by the instructor and may be signed by marina employers.
Participants must wear Canadian Standards Association-approved safety boots.

TO REGISTER:  Call 705.526.3666
The OHSA states that marina employers must ensure boat-lifting activity is carried out by “competent persons.” This competency is demonstrated to the Ontario Ministry of Labour by documented theoretical training and practical assessment. Site-specific practical assessment must be completed by the marina employer or supervisor on specific equipment. 

Contact: Phil LeBoeuf
705.526.3666 Ext. 3723

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