Training Courses By Safetech Environmental Ltd.

Environmental Consulting Company

Asbestos Awareness Training

Safetech offers a wide variety of training courses to our client groups. Course content is designed to meet the needs of many stakeholders and is continually updated to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines. Each training course offered by Safetech is provided by in-house instructors with years of hands-on field experience. This allows us to provide real-world examples and case studies to enhance the training experience with practical information.

Our training is provided on an as-required basis. We service both individuals and groups and offer competitive group rates. We are flexible in meeting your required timelines and can arrange to provide the required training at our training facility or off-site at your facility or at a particular workplace.

Training Courses Provided by Safetech Include:

  • Asbestos Awareness
  • MTCU-Approved Asbestos Abatement Worker (253W)
  • MTCU-Approved Asbestos Abatement Supervisor (253S)
  • Mould Awareness and Remediation
  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Construction-Related Infection Control Awareness
  • Designated Substance (Lead, Silica, Mercury, etc.) Awareness
  • WHMIS 2015 / GHS  


This training course is offered in either a half-day (4 hour) of full day (8 hour) format. The half-day course is designed for property managers, facility managers, maintenance personnel, joint health & safety committee members and other individuals who need to be able to identify potential mould issues and should have an awareness of the hazards and proper procedures for mould control and remediation. The full day course is more in-depth and covers specific remediation requirements and procedures applicable to mould remediation workers and supervisors.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Biology of Mould
  • Conditions for Mould Growth and Preventative Measures
  • Health Effects
  • Mould Assessment and Identification Techniques
  • Air and Surface Sampling Techniques and Interpretation of Results
  • Mould Remediation Guidelines
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Remediation Equipment and Materials
  • Remediation Techniques
  • Inspection and Testing for Remediation


This training course is offered in either a half-day (4 hour) of full day (8 hour) format. The half-day course is designed for health care facility employees (administrators, facility managers, medical and nursing staff, environmental services personnel, maintenance personnel, etc.) and disciplines involved in construction projects (architects, engineers, constructors, etc.) to provide an understanding of the hazards of construction and renovation work in health care facilities and the measures and procedures necessary to control these hazards. The full day format provides a more in-depth look at the preventive measures and procedures required for construction-related work and provides hands-on instruction in the construction of enclosures, work procedures and cleaning procedures for construction personnel involved in maintenance, renovation, demolition and construction work in health care facilities. The courses can be tailored to the specific infection control policies and procedures adopted by the health care facility.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Definition and Causes of Nosocomial Infections
  • Sources of Construction-Related Nosocomial Infections
  • Case Studies of Construction-Related Nosocomial Infections
  • Review of Construction-Related Infection Control Policies, Standards and Guidelines
  • Identification of Risk Groups and Construction Types
  • Preventive Measures Analysis and Procedures
  • Engineering Controls, Equipment and Materials
  • Work Procedures
  • Clean-up Procedures
  • Site Inspection and Monitoring


This training course is offered as either a 2 hour refresher or a half-day (4 hour) awareness. Each course is designed to educate workers in organizations of all sizes and in all occupations where hazardous products are used. The refresher course is designed for those workers that have had previous WHMIS training while the awareness course is designed for those workers that have not had any previous WHMIS training. Each course educates workers about the hazards of the products they use and will teach them how to recognize and understand the hazards through information provided on supplier labels and in safety data sheets so that they can follow the appropriate protective measures to protect their health and safety.

Topics Covered Include:

  • WHMIS 2015 Legislation Overview
  • Duties of Suppliers and Employers
  • Symbols / Pictograms and their Hazards
  • Supplier Labels Contents Overview
  • Safety Data Sheets Contents Overview
  • Procedures for Safe Use, Storage, Handling and Disposal
  • Emergency Procedures


These half-day (4 hour) training courses are designed to educate workers involved in work activities that require the handling or disturbance of a specific designated substance (such as lead, silica or mercury). Each course can be tailored to the particular job or work process so that personnel are aware of the specific hazards related to the work and know the proper procedures to be followed in order to protect themselves from exposure.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Background on Sources of the Designated Substance
  • Health Effects
  • Applicable Regulations, Standards and Guidelines
  • Engineering Controls, Equipment and Materials
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Work Procedures
  • Clean-up Procedures
  • Site Inspection and Monitoring


Services offered by Safetech Environmental Ltd.: Asbestos Assessment | Hazardous Building Materials Assessment | Indoor Air Quality Testing | Mould & Water Damage Assessment/Testing | Environmental Services | Occupational Hygiene Assessment | Construction-Related Infection Control | Insurance & Disaster Restoration | Training Courses | Radon Testing and Mitigation | Building Science & Structural Services

Markets served by Safetech Environmental Ltd.: Property Managers | Insurance | Health Care | Transportation | Education | Construction | Real Estate | Manufacturing

Serving clients across Ontario and the rest of Canada with our affiliates.

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