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

Emergency Management

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.

Topics Include;

Causes of Workplace Slip’s, Trips & Falls                          

Preventing Slip’s & Trips

Ladder & Step Ladder Safety                                            

Fall Prevention

Immediate First Aid                                                            

Workplace Inspections

Working at Heights                                                             

Scaffolds / Elevated Platforms

Fall Arrest Systems                                                            

Risk Assessments

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Reduction Techniques                                          

Work Life Balance

Diet & Exercise                                                       

Workplace Ergonomics

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                                          

Elevator Entrapments

Dealing With Angry-Threatening People        

Parking Lot Safety

Reoccurring Nuisance Visitors or Callers     

Vehicle Safety

Residential Security                                       

Active Violence

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                    

Emergency Planning

Home / Work Emergency Kits

Special Needs Planning

Emergency Contacts

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

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Case Studies

Back Safety

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

Asbestos regulations

Duties of responsible parties

Where to get help

Safe Procedures