Georgian College


Nov 6, 2018

This two-day theoretical 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
• Records of Training (for MOL audit purposes)

Upon successful completion, participants will receive certificates of competency. Participants must wear Canadian Standards Association-approved safety boots.

The course will be taking place Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Georgian College’s Midland Campus.

For more information and to register please call 705-722-1511 or visit: www.georgiancollege.ca .

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