Construction Safety Courses

Working in construction can mean working up high and with large machines. It is important to make sure onsite injuries are kept at a minimum. The proper training can help prevent accidents from happening or keep personnel safe when one does. Leavitt Machinery offers a variety of online training courses for construction sites. Our courses can be taken online on both a computer or smartphone. To make sure you have as little downtime as possible, our courses can be started, stopped, or paused at any time.

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 construction. While we offer hundreds of courses, we have identified the most common 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.

Safety for Construction: Encouraging Safe Work

Every day, the employees you supervise make choices that affect their safety and the safety of everyone on your jobsite. What motivates their choices? Are there ways you can influence them to act safely? Take this course to find out! Ideal learners are construction supervisors and managers.

Safety for Construction: Supervisor Role

As a supervisor, your actions directly impact the employees you supervise. How you handle yourself, what you say and even what you do not say can influence the choices employees make. Therefore, we will examine several safety management approaches and help you build an enhanced climate for safety at your jobsite. Ideal learners are construction supervisors and managers.

Lockout/Tagout

This training will tell you more about electrical hazards, safe practices when working with electricity, and the lockout/tagout program and how it can save your life. Ideal learners are any employee who works on or around electrical machinery.

Aerial Platform

This online Aerial Platform – Boom & Scissor course aims to reduce the risks related to straight telescoping boom, articulating boom, and scissor lift type mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs) by teaching you the fundamentals of safe operating procedures.

Fall Protection

This online Fall Protection Training course covers the basics of fall arrest, travel restraint, and work positioning, including fall protection definitions, calculations, and rescue planning.

Telehandler

This online Telehandler (Variable Reach Forklift) course is designed to help you develop the competency needed to operate your telehandler safely.

Confined Space Hazards for Construction

This online Confined Space Hazards course is designed to help you understand the risks associated with confined spaces and the procedures your employer has in place to protect you and those around you.

Telehandler Pre-Shift Inspection

This micro-learning module covers the basics of pre-shift inspections for telehandlers.

Wire Rope Rigging Inspection & Replacement

This micro-learning module covers the basics of wire rope inspections and how to know when a wire rope needs replacing.

Crane and Hoist Hand Signals

This micro-learning module covers crane and hoist hand signals and the best practices for signalling at a glance. Great for refreshers or toolbox talks/tailgate meetings!

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.