MHSA

The Manufacturers Health and Safety Association (MHSA) became a not-for-profit safety association and Certifying Partner in 1992. MHSA has continued to work diligently with Alberta employers to accomplish the MHSAs mission of achieving worksite wellness, and reducing occupational injuries and illnesses through Education, Training, Advocacy and Partnership in numerous manufacturing industries.

In an effort to achieve this mission, MHSA collaborates with government and industry leaders by continuing to develop and offer relevant health and safety programs and products, such as the Rigging Resource Centre, to assist manufacturing companies in becoming industry-leading safety performers.

In addition to first-rate safety products and services that make MHSA stand out as a leading health and safety training provider, MHSA is deeply committed to serve as the Safety Advocate for over 1600 members, who employ more than 60,000 workers across the province of Alberta. MHSA ensures all their members and workers have a strong voice when it comes to crucial health and safety related issues that directly affect them.

Current MHSA Overhead Crane and Rigging Courses:

BASIC RIGGING

This 1-day interactive course covers the fundamentals of rigging symmetrical loads with synthetic, chain and wire rope slings, as well as rigging hardware. Discussions will include basic hitches using one and two slings and 2 leg bridles as well as sling angle calculations. Participant learning is reinforced by actually rigging up assorted loads.

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OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR - STANDARD

This 1-day interactive course covers how to safely use Overhead Cranes to safely move symmetrical loads. Participants will receive classroom and practical instructions.

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OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR - ADVANCED

This 1-day interactive course covers how to safely use Overhead Cranes and Rigging to lift non-symmetrical loads, turn loads over and make dual cranelifts. Participants will receive will receive classroom and practical instruction.

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OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR - TRAIN-THE-TRAINER

This 3-day hands-on comprehensive course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to teach an effective Overhead Crane Operator training course and evasluate competency at their facility. Participants will learn the instructional techniques involved to best deliver concepts in classroom theory and workplace practical training sessions.

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Our training courses are conducted at our Edmonton, Red Deer and Rocky View (Calgary) locations. Our modern classrooms provide a comfortable setting for learning and our large crane bays utilize overhead cranes, various rigging equipment and loads necessary to reinforce learning as participants receive hands on training.

ONSITE TRAINING

We also offer onsite training anywhere in Alberta. Please follow the link for more information.

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MHSA - A SAFER WORKPLACE STARTS HERE.