Transportation & Road Safety

Cooperative Driving: It's in your hands!


Topics Include: developing a proactive approach to driving for company drivers - one that is cooperative, rather than reactive or merely defensive. Participants will be introduced to the 

Five Steps to Cooperative Driving: 

  1. Preparing as a Driver, 
  2. Vehicle Inspections, 
  3. Creating & Maintaining Safety Zones, 
  4. Effective Communication Strategies, and 
  5. Proactive Driving Techniques. 

Included are discussions about preparing to drive, how to assess risks, maintaining safety zones and proactive driving techniques.

In-Cab Driver Assessments


Do your workers drive as part of their job? If so, What have you done lately to confirm their competency and abiltity to operate a vehicle (personal or company).

Did you know, a worker is still at work when they are commuting between client sites? 

Conducting in-cab driver assessments supports your company's health and safety program, and demonstrates a higher level of due diligence.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)


Topics Include: an introduction to the TDG Act & Regulations, classifications, placarding guidelines, safety marks, UN numbers, shipping documentation, a review of Schedules 1,2 & 3, an introduction to Means of Containment, accidental and imminent releases, Emergency Response Assistance Plans (ERAP) and responsibilities of the shipper, carrier and receiver.

This course includes all the new 2015 amendments including; safety marks, Shipping Document format, Loss, Theft or Unlawful Interference with DGs; and the new 30-Day Release Report.

Trailer Towing Safety w/Practical Application


Topics Include: Participants will be introduced to their legal duties, rights and responsibilities as workers. The course includes topics such as manual material handling, back safety, load security, defensive driving techniques, safe stopping distances, and safe backing procedures 

Work Area Protection: Book 7 - Temporary Conditions

Please obey temporary signage - the orange signs

The law requires traffic control measures to be in place, and the persons who are responsible for pedestrian and traffic stoppage, flow and safety, be proper training.

Book 7 Topics Include:

Consideration of road designs, maintenance plans, traffic control planning, staging, set-up & removal, traffic protection planning, contractor compliance, installation of traffic control elements, police enforcement and working with the proper jurisdictions.

Learning outcomes:

1. Understand applicable legislation and responsibilities of all involved.

2. Know when traffic control measures are required

3. Recognize the proper methods for safely setting up, operating and removing traffic control

4. Understand and use appropriate documentation

5. Identify the appropriate control methods and implements (cones, barriers, flares, flashing lights,delineators, crash trucks, buffer areas, etc.) to be used for different situations

6. Understand the basic principles of Work Zone Design

7. Know the application of the Ontario Traffic Manual: Book 7 Temporary Conditions guidelines

8. Identify the different control measures required, based on the duration of the traffic interruption

9. Recognize require components of a Temporary Work Zone

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