Merit is committed to training Merit Companies and their employees in order to develop, both skilled and safe workers in our industry. Merit will be regularly offering Certification and Recertification in Standard First Aid, WHMIS, Fall Protection and Confined Space Awareness.
To register for any of the below courses, please contact:
Standard First Aid
This two-day (16 Hour) course covers all the skills in Emergency First Aid plus first aid for other injuries and illnesses including head and spinal injuries, as well as fractures of the upper and lower limbs. This course includes Level C CPR certification (Adult, Child, and Infant resuscitation) and AED instruction and certification.
Standard First Aid Recertification
This one-day (7.5 Hour) course is intended for those who have a current Standard First Aid – Level C certificate and includes a review of essential skills with a focus on theoretical and practical skills testing. Includes Level C CPR and AED recertification. Previous course must have been the complete Standard First Aid – Level C CPR course.
This program was created by the Fall Protection Group Inc. and is designed to give workers an understanding and hands on experience of working with fall protection equipment. Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) and the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) approved.
Confined Spaces Safety Awareness
This course is available online. Participants will learn to identify types of confined spaces, recognize potential hazards, assess and control hazards and understand their roles and responsibilities prior to entry, while working and when leaving a confined space.
This course offers comprehensive WHMIS training for workers involved in manufacturing or working with or near hazardous materials. The course covers labelling, material safety data sheets (safe use, handling and storage), total and partial exemptions and employer and employee responsibilities.
This one-day (8 hour) course was created by Enform, to provide students with the knowledge to recognize and identify the properties of Hydrogen Sulphide, protect themselves from its effects, and perform basic rescue techniques. This course covers potential locations of H2s, occupational exposure limits, response strategy, various types of detection equipment and SABA/SCBA respiratory equipment.
Self Propelled Aerial Lift Work Platform Operator Safety Training
This four hour course consisting of equal parts classrom and hands-on training prepares the individual to operate aerial lifts (Manlift, Scissor lift). Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to apply the techniques of safe operation in their jobs as professional operators. This course instructs equipment operators in the safety aspects, preventive maintenance, operating techniques, and proper procedures while using aerial lifts, aerial work platforms, scissors lifts, bucket trucks, or other lifting devices. This course meets all CSA standards.