Transportation Safety Training Courses

The transportation industry is the backbone of any country and vital to the economy. Because of its great importance, it is necessary that all personnel have access to the proper training to help keep them safe. Providing transportation services means you are regularly on the road with little access to in-person training. To combat this, we are happy to provide the following online safety training courses. These courses are available on any mobile device or computer. They can be completed online, as well as stopped and paused, to best suit your schedule. This will help you avoid having to adjust your work schedule or experience costly downtime.

Leavitt Machinery has been providing in class and online courses for over 15 years. Our goal is to ensure you have the training you need at your fingertips, to ensure a safe environment for everyone.

Below you will find a list of courses that pertain to the transportation industry. While there are hundreds of courses we offer, we have identified the most common transportation courses for your convenience.

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WHMIS

This online WHMIS 2015 course aims to prevent workplace injuries, diseases, and deaths resulting from the storage and use of hazardous products. This course implements the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) standard for hazard classification and communication.

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Act sets important standards for the movement of harmful materials and chemicals. These regulations protect the public and all individuals involved in transporting the dangerous goods by defining dangerous goods and setting specific rules for their transport.

Hours of Service

This Canadian and US Hours of Service course covers the regulations that a driver must follow. These regulations are in place to help combat fatigue; they not only protect those involved in commercial transportation, but the public traveling on the road as well. This course will help the participant understand not only the rules that govern them, but how to apply them.

Cargo Securement

Successful commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers must do all that they can to properly secure cargo on flatbed trailers. Poorly secured cargo can result in damage to cargo or vehicles, delays due to roadside enforcement, and potential accidents that can cause injuries or even loss of life. To avoid problems, flatbed drivers must be able to position and secure cargo properly.

Defensive Driving Fundamentals

The SAFER Defensive Driving Program is an excellent program for drivers of all types but has a special emphasis for company drivers. This program is a condensed version of our full Defensive Driving Program and contains all the course information from that course. It is an excellent course for those wanting a quality defensive driving course online. SAFER stands for Space, Attitude, Foresight, Eyesight and Responsibility.

Pre-Trip Inspection

This online driver training course provides instruction on how to perform vehicle inspections that comply with the National Safety Code. While most vehicle inspection courses only list the items that need to be inspected, this course goes further by using professional videos to show truck drivers how to perform required truck inspections. Additionally, this course explains how to react to potential vehicle defects that are found during a vehicle inspection.

Hours of Service Emergency Exemption for COVID-19 Support

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently issued an emergency exemption from various federal motor carrier safety regulations for carriers and drivers aiding in the Coronavirus 2019 (or COVID-19) relief efforts.This course is designed to help carriers understand the hours-of-service exemption and how it may apply to their operation.

Leadership Fundamentals

This online course teaches how to identify key characteristics of leaders, build trust and confidence with employees, and avoid behaviours that undermine leadership.

Effective Communication for Supervisors

This online Effective Communication for Supervisors course helps supervisors build strong communication skills and promote development of these skills among their employees.

Leadership in Safety

This Leaders in Safety online course is designed to help municipal supervisors understand their role in supporting their health and safety management system. It includes modules on Supervisor’s Role; Hazard Identification, Assessment, and Control; Formal Workplace Inspections; and Accident/Incident Investigation.

Integrated Systems - Achieving Organizational Excellence

How can you integrate compliance, risk management, leadership and culture systems to make your workplace safe? Take this course to find out how and what benefits you will see as a result! Ideal learners include managers, supervisors, safety committee members.

Goal Setting

This online Goal Setting course explains the importance of goal setting to personal success, identifies common challenges faced on the road to achievement, and provides step-by-step strategies for realizing one's personal and professional goals.

Time Management

Time Management is the ability to be highly effective with your time. This course was developed for people who want to improve their productivity and effectiveness. It contains valuable strategies you can implement to improve your ability to manage your time more effectively. This course will show you how to identify and focus on activities that will provide you with a better return on your time invested.

Dealing with Difficult Conversations

This course will give you tools and strategies to manage difficult conversations so that they are productive and effective instead of frustrating.

Trending and Analysis

You cannot continuously improve unless you constantly evaluate your performance. The best way to improve safety is to follow through on your plans and then analyze the results to see if there is room for improvement. Take this course to learn about the data you should analyze, what it can tell you and how you can follow up. Ideal learners: managers, supervisors, safety committee members.

Preventing Workplace Discrimination for Managers and Supervisors

This online Preventing Workplace Discrimination for Managers and Supervisors course discusses different types of discriminatory behavior, the laws and policies that have been established to fight it, and what managers and supervisors can do prevent it in their department.

Supervisor Skills

Every job has its own challenges. As a supervisor, you have the challenge of managing people, and this sets you apart from your employees. So, your toughest challenges are likely those related to your employees.

Team Building for Supervisors

This online course helps supervisors better facilitate teamwork among employees to improve communication, cooperation and productivity.

Continuously Improve for Safety Excellence

No matter how safe an organisation is or how high-quality its service and products are, there is always room for improvement. Take this training to learn more about the concept of continuous improvement. Ideal learners: managers, supervisors, safety committee members.

Giving and Receiving Feedback

No one likes to be told they are doing something the wrong way. But there are ways you can both give and receive feedback that will make such conversations productive instead of emotional. Take this course to learn best practices for giving and receiving feedback effectively. Ideal learners: managers, supervisors, safety committee members.

Fatigue Management

This Fatigue Management Online course is designed to help you understand the health and safety impacts of fatigue as well as employer and worker responsibilities in terms of identifying and managing fatigue.

Mental Health Prevention and Psychological Safety

This online Mental Health Prevention and Psychological Safety Training course is designed to teach individuals strategies that are proven to decrease stress, increase resiliency, and prevent mental illness. Psychological safety is linked to physical safety and is a top priority in our world today. The THINK’n program uses a variety of different teaching methods such as animations, live videos, audio, worksheets, and interactive exercises to ensure all learners can benefit from the course.

Safety Knowledge Evaluation

This online Safety Knowledge Evaluation is a 10-part exam designed to evaluate individual knowledge in 10 critical areas of safety. The Safety Knowledge Evaluation can be used for individuals or entire organizations to help pinpoint specific training needs. Upon completion of this evaluation, you will be provided a summary report of your results by chapter, identifying areas of particular strength and uncovering areas in need of improvement. If necessary, additional training may be recommended.