The Alberta Forest Products Association is committed to helping employers and workers reduce losses through workplace injury by providing quality information and resources to the forest products industry.
AFPA In-Class Training Schedule and Registration Form
Access to an increasingly growing list of classroom quality e-Learning courses is NOW AVAILABLE through CompetencyMill. Comprehensive training solutions for both individuals and companies are available that focus on what’s really important – worker competency.
AFPA Members: Accounts have already been created. Contact AFPA for more details.
Contractors are welcome to utilize the training! Log-in to CompetencyMill for more information and to set-up your account.
Pulp and Paper Safety Orientation (P&PSO)
The AFPA’s Pulp and Paper Safety Orientation is available for members, their employees and contractors exclusively through CompetencyMill.
Wood Products Safety Orientation (WPSO)
The AFPA’s Wood Products Safety Orientation is available for members, their employees and contractors exclusively through CompetencyMill.
Continued in 2019
AFPA / Advantage Fleet Services Inc. Vehicle Training
AFPA partnered with Advantage Fleet Services Inc. this year to help companies and organizations address the job requirement that is among their riskiest daily activity – DRIVING.
Our goal is to improve safety practices and save lives through behavioural based driver training programs.
Please contact AFPA (780.452.2841) for more information on the course options available and to set-up a training course in your area.
Wildlife Awareness – cont’d in 2019
This 4-hour course is a must for anyone who works in close proximity to wildlife habitat areas. Classes are scheduled in Whitecourt May 1st. Contact AFPA for details and to register.
|Participants will learn how to avoid bear and other wildlife encounters, and what to do should an encounter occur. It also provides practical training in the use of bear spray. To register download the registration form above or contact Carrie with AFPA at 780.452.2841.
PIR Program – COR Maintenance Options Training / Overviews
Corrective Action Report (CAR) in lieu of Maintenance Audit Option
CAR is a PIR maintenance option available to select employers that hold a valid certificate of recognition (COR) that has been active for a minimum of 4 years and that scored no less that 90% on their last re-certification audit. For details and approval for use, please contact AFPA.
Action Plan in lieu of Maintenance Audit Option
Action Plan is a PIR maintenance option available to select employers that hold a valid certificate of recognition (COR) that has been active for a minimum of 4 years and that scored no less that 85% on their last re-certification audit. For details and approval for use, please contact AFPA.
The AFPA recommends a number of E-Learning Awareness Programs developed in cooperation with WorkSafe Alberta:
Occupational Health and Safety Legislation awareness training
Hazard Assessment and Control awareness training
Hazard Assessment for Driving awareness training
Incident Investigation awareness training
Noise and Hearing Protection awareness training
Shiftwork and Fatigue awareness training
Working at Heights
Back and Bums: Applying Basic Ergonomics awareness training
Pandemic Influenza – Best Practices and Train the Trainer for Workplace Health and Safety during Pandemic Influenza
West Nile Virus – West Nile virus is a virus mainly transmitted to people through the bite of an infected mosquito.
Find out more about the symptoms of the West Nile Virus and how you can minimize your risk by consulting the following resources:
Combustible Wood Dust Hazard Education and Training Modules
Training resources for workers, supervisors, and employers in Wood processing facilities – developed by FIPI (Fire Inspection and Prevention Intiative) and the Manufacturers’ Advisory Group.
For access to these training modules go to Publications and Reports.