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Northern Strands Now Offering General Mine Safety Awareness Training

Northern Strands Safety Training Division has partnered with Sask Polytech to become the first third party provider to offer the General Mine Safety Awareness Training. Did you know the General Mine Safety Awareness course becomes mandatory as soon as June 2018? Why pick Northern Strands to receive this training from? Besides the fact that our trainers are well known for making courses hands on and engaging, lunch is included and parking is free!

This program is a requirement for any contractors working on a Saskatchewan Mining Association member (mine) site in Saskatchewan. This program is offered with instructor support in a classroom environment or on site. The program provides an overview of mine safety through 13 modules over 3 days (24hrs). 

Saskatchewan Mining Regulations and Employment Act
Hazard recognition
Personal protective equipment
Safe use of hand and power tools
Safe use of scaffolding and ladders
Controlled energy
Fire safety
Environmental safety
Reporting incidents
Ground control awareness
Self-rescue techniques
Asbestos awareness
Fit for duty and drug and alcohol testing.

After completing the course you will be issued a General Mine Safety Awareness Training certificate, valid for three (3) years. 

Contact our safety trainers at 306-242-7073 or email 

Mine Safety Awareness Training.pdf (605.4KB)