Well Control Group
IWCF & IADC Certified Well Control School


Safety Courses

Well Control Group offers a diverse set of safety training courses at the Newfoundland location.

Safety is Paramount

Safety is everyone's first priority. Experts trained by Well Control Group share their years of experience in class and on the work site, inspecting equipment, reviewing procedures, and assuring compliance with existing regulations. 

Our goals is to offer all the necessary safety training and services that can assist your organization in becoming the best it can be. Currently, we offer regular courses every week at our training location located near St. John's, NL. Courses like Confined Space Entry, Enform H2S Alive™, Fall Protection, and OSSA™ Certified courses are only some of the courses we offer throughout the week.

If your organization wishes to follow the highest standards of health and safety in the industry, we are here to help.

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OH & S Committee Representative


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After completion of this course, students will be able to locate relevant information in the Occupational Health and Safety legislation to address occupational health and safety issues, and know the requirements for establishing and operating an effective occupational health and safety committee in their workplace. Students will also know how to identify, assess and recommend corrective actions to control workplace hazards and how to handle occupational health and safety concerns and investigate work refusals.

Course Information

Duration: 2 day course
Components: Theory

Course Outline

Chapter 1: Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety

•    Definition of Occupational Health & Safety
•    Define OH&S Committee/WH&S Representative/WH&S Designate
•    Purpose of OH&S Act & Regulations
•    Duties of OH&S Committee/WH&S Representative/WH&S Designate
•    Elements Associated with an Effective OH&S Program
•    Benefits of Implementing an OH&S

Chapter 2: Internal Responsibility System

•    Examine the IRS
•    Three Rights of Workers
•    When Workers have the Right to Refuse Work
•    Legislative Duties of Key People Involved in OH&S
•    Due Diligence
•    How Employer and OH&S Committee/WH&S Representative/WH&S Designate Work Together in IRS

Chapter 3: The Essentials of an OH&S Committee

•    Key Legislation Related to OH&S Committee/WH&S Representative/WH&S Designate Responsibilities and Functions
•    Legislative Requirements for Establishing OH&S Committee/WH&S Representative/WH&S Designate
•    Structure and Membership of OH&S Committee
•    Legislative Training Requirements
•    Legislative Meeting Requirements
•    Duties and Responsibilities of the OH&S Committee and Individual Members
•    Terms of Reference for an OH&S Committee
•    Activities of OH&S Committee Meetings
•    Importance of Providing Education and Training to OH&S Committee

Chapter 4: Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control

•    Define Hazard
•    Explain Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control
•    Define Occupational Illness
•    Identify How People, Equipment, Materials and Environment (PEME) Contribute to Hazards
•    Different Ways of Recognizing Potential Hazards
•    Risk Evaluation Process

Chapter 5: Workplace Inspections

•    Definition of Workplace Inspections
•    Purpose or Workplace Inspections
•    Four Steps Involved in Workplace Inspections

Chapter 6: Accident/Incident Investigation

•    Define Accident/Incident
•    Who Should be on the Investigation Team and Their Training Needs
•    Process Involved in Accident/Incident Investigation

Chapter 7: Linking OH&S Committee to OH&S Program

•    OH&S Committee and OH&S Program

Chapter 8: Making it Effective

•    Benefits of an Effective OH&S Program
•    Auditing the OH&S Committee