Training & Education
National Life Safety Group uniquely incorporates “reality based” training programs that not only empower front line staff, the training provides documented evidence of code compliance, and provides direct impacts to building and workplace operations – We support the bottom line.
- Meet and often exceed requirements,
- Provide “real world” knowledge to be safe, resilient and contribute to protecting public, employees, and continuity of operations.
- Increased efficiencies in processes, resulting in financial gain & reducing operational losses.
- Increased capacity to adopt new safety technologies and methods
- Increased job satisfaction and morale among employees – Motivating Employees.
Training and Development
Fire & Life Safety Programs
|Workplace Fire Warden Programs||Fire Prevention Team Development|
|Fire Safety Plan Implementation; Building Supervisory Staff Training||Policies & Procedures Integration|
|Evacuation & Shelter In Place Training||Building Operations Response Teams|
|Fire Drill Compliance & Management||Facility HOTWORKS Programs|
|Stand-Pipe Use & Safety (NFPA)||Fire Extinguisher Use & Safety (NFPA)|
|Security Supervisory Staff Training||Hazardous Materials Awareness & Technician|
|JOHSC Level I & II||Code Compliance & Preventative Maintenance|
|Workplace First Aid & AED Programs||Building Superintendent Training|
Security & Life Safety Training Programs
|Fire, Safety & Evacuation Management||Bomb Threat / Suspicious Package Management|
|Fire Alarm Panel & Sprinkler Response||Fire Prevention Team Development|
|C.B.R.N.E Response & Recovery||Elevator Entrapments, CO Detection & High Hazard Alarms|
|Advance Medical Responder Training||Active Shooter / Attacker Programs|
|Disease Transmission & Decontamination||Hazardous Materials & Spill Response|
|Simulation, Testing & Exercise Design||Mental Health & Critical Incident Stress Programs|
|Critical Infrastructure Protection & Response||Fire & Life Safety “Security Patrol” Integration|
|Code Compliance & Preventative Maintenance||Workplace AED Programs|
|Mental Health First Aid||Critical Incident Stress Programs|
|Fire, Safety & Evacuation Management||Emergency Response Plans|
|Basic Emergency Management||Emergency Operations Centre Design|
|Incident Command EOC Management||Simulation, Testing & Exercise Design|
|C.B.R.N.E Preplanning, Response & Recovery||Mental Health & Critical Incident Stress Programs|
|Incident Review, Debrief & Root Cause Analysis||Crisis Communications|
|Operational Failure – Response & Recovery|
Workplace Lunch and Learns
Supervisory Staff Training & Development
Condominium and residential building management and supervisory personnel must know the details of the Fire Safety Plan and be able to implement it in the event of a fire. To ensure this, building Supervisory Staff must be trained, and the training documented.
The Fire Code requires the owner to be responsible for carrying out the provisions for fire safety, and defines “owner” as any “person, firm or corporation controlling the property under consideration”.
At National Life Safety Group, our industry leading training program meets local, national and even select international standards.
Building Supervisory Staff
Building Administration / Security / Concierge Staff
Building Supervisory / Superintendent Staff
Cleaning Staff / Recreation Personnel
Our programs are reality based and interactive, and are based on your building’s approved fire safety plan. Classroom instruction with active group participation that keeps the participants engaged. A snapshot of what we review with your team;
- Appointment, Organization & Responsibilities of Supervisory Staff – What is my role?
- Facility Resources & Tactical Critical Infrastructure Information – What’s in my building ?
- Emergency Procedures – Procedures for everyone in the building, including cleaning personnel.
Specific Instructions for Supervisory Staff, Specific Procedures For Tenants / Residents
- Persons Requiring Assistance During Evacuation
- Alternative Measures & Life Safety System Failure Procedures – What to do in the event one system fails.
- Control of Fire Hazards & Fire Prevention.
- Life Safety Systems Preventative Maintenance Requirements
- Detailed procedures: Fire Drills Preplanning, Response & Recovery
- Fire Watch Procedures
- Navigating the Fire Safety Plan.
Connect with us so that our team of experts can assist you and your team in code required training, and better prepare your team – and better protect your residents.
Slips, Trips & Fall Prevention in the Workplace
In Ontario alone, the Workers Safety & Insurance Board notes over 17,000 lost time injuries because of falls in the workplace and that over 80 people are injured every day.
If you think minor slips, trips and falls don’t impact your organizations operations and bottom line; its estimated that a single WSIB claim cost an organization over $11,771.00 – This does not include potential lawsuits / damages.
This is one of the most common causes of workplace injuries, but is also amongst the most preventable. This Lunch & Learn Session provides training for employees at all levels, reinforcing and encouraging a pro-active attitude towards safety.
Causes of Workplace Slip’s, Trips & Falls
Preventing Slip’s & Trips
Ladder & Step Ladder Safety
Immediate First Aid
Working at Heights
Scaffolds / Elevated Platforms
Fall Arrest Systems
Ergonomics In the Office
Ergonomics is the study of how we interact with our working environment and how these interactions can be improved so that productivity and our well being is maximized.
Inadequate work station set up is a major contributor to inefficiency and long term injuries in the office. This is usually because ergonomics principals are not followed. This program is suitable for employees at all levels, and provides support for home offices as well. Topics Include;
Ergonomic Case Studies
Adjusting your Workstation
Adjusting Laptop Computers
Adjusting your Chair, Monitor, Keyboard
Adjusting your Phone & Computer Mouse
Postures, Movement & Stretching
Cybersecurity: At work and at home
Healthy Heart; Reducing Workplace Stress
Stress in the workplace is a long known growing concern, where employees increasingly face conditions of overwork, job insecurity, low levels of job satisfaction, and lack of autonomy. Workplace stress has been shown to have a detrimental effect on the health and wellbeing of employees, as well as a negative impact on workplace productivity and profits. Stress is known to cause Physical, Psychosocial, and Behavioral impacts bring with it many negative traits. Topics Include;
Stress Prevention & Recognition
Organization & Prioritizing
Work Life Balance
Diet & Exercise
Signs & Symptoms
Personal Safety at Work and Home
To raise awareness of security issues that may impact your workplace, residence, and your overall personal security. This interactive and thought provoking session provides information on how to deal with potential security issues including:
Security in the Workplace
Unexpected / Unknown visitors
Suspicious Persons / Suspicious Packages Observation Skills
Dealing With Angry-Threatening People
Parking Lot Safety
Reoccurring Nuisance Visitors or Callers
72 Hour Emergency Preparedness; At Work & At Home
If your employees are not prepared for an emergency at home, it may impact if they come to work, and if they do, their mind is on their loved ones, and not on the task at hand. Being prepared for emergencies at work AND at home allow your employees to focus on their job, enhancing your business continuity program. Topics Include;
Know the Risks in your Community
Home / Work Emergency Kits
Special Needs Planning
Emergency Planning for Pets
Workplace Emergency Procedures
Warehouse Material Handling
Injuries that arise from unsafe material handling are commonly known as musculoskeletal injuries / disorders. These injuries cause personal suffering and often loss of income to the employee involved. Your organization is also negatively impacted by claim management, loss of production, and the potential loss of a valuable employee. These injuries and associated negative impacts can be prevented by assessing work tasks, establishing preventative measures, training, and verifying that these measures stay effective. Topics Include;
Manual Handling Injuries
Manual Handling Risk Factors
Principals of Safe Handling
Asbestos Awareness Training
Asbestos continues to be a significant health hazard for workers across Canada and abroad in a wide range of workplaces and specific occupations. The goal with awareness level training is to eliminate the likelihood of asbestos exposure and reduce worker fatalities in the future. Topics Include;
Properties of asbestos
Uses of asbestos
Health hazards of asbestos
Activities resulting in potential exposure
Duties of responsible parties
Where to get help