CWSAA 2018 Spring Conference Operational & Maintenance Courses

CWSAA 2018 Spring Conference Operational & Maintenance Courses

Confined Space
April 24
by Raven Rescue

 

This 1 day (8 hour) course will prepare personnel to work safely and efficiently in a IDLH
(Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health) confined space. It will also prepare personnel to fulfill
attendant and standby duties for others working in a NON-IDLH confined space.
Participants will learn to identify confined spaces, assess the hazards, and understand the
requirements for entry including documentation, safety equipment, ventilation and
monitoring. Additional training is required if personnel are also responsible for rescuing
someone from an IDLH space.

This course meets the basic training requirements that allow personnel to enter confined
spaces as required by WorkSafe BC. It also satisfies EOCP continuing education
requirements.

Participants will learn to:
• Identify confined spaces and hazards associated with confined spaces
• Understand documentation required to enter a confined space
• Assess hazards in a confined space
• Utilize personal protective equipment and breathing apparatus
• Understand atmospheric testing and monitoring
• Utilize standard ventilation and monitoring equipment

DELIVERABLES
• 1-day course (classroom and on-site simulator)
• Student Take-Aways:
– CMC’s Confined Space Field Guide
– Personalized Skill Sheet (training record)
– Wallet Card with expiry date

COURSE CONTENT
• Legislation and standards governing confined spaces
• How to identify a confined space
• Hazard assessment, recognition, evaluation and control
• Documentation
• Personal protective equipment and breathing apparatus
• Lockout/tagout procedures
• Ventilation and atmospheric monitoring
• Communications
• Fall protection
• Safe work procedures
• Written exam

*Minimum 10 participants needed to maximum of 12 participants


 Fall Protection Rescue
April 25 – 26
by Raven Rescue

 

This course is designed to give participants the skills necessary to perform the basics of self
rescue as well as assisting a fall victim. This course combines both theory and practical
training using current, approved fall protection equipment. The training includes instruction,
demonstration, hands-on activities and written exercises.

DELIVERABLES
• Two days (16 hours) of training
• Student Take-Aways:
– Personalized Skill Sheet (training record)
– Certificate of Completion
– Handouts
– Wallet Card with registration number and expiry date

COURSE CONTENT
• Definition of fall restraint, fall protection, and fall arrest systems
• Provincial fall protection regulations
• Engineered Rescue Systems (Pulleys and Winches)
• Basic self rescue techniques
• Fall victim basic rescue, disconnecting incapacitated workers and lowering them from
height
• Set up and use fall protection systems
• Connecting a casualty to a line using a telescopic pole
• Control zone and safety monitor
• Emergency descending
• Fall protection plans
• Rescue and appropriate options
• Casualty Care and Medical considerations

 All participants must bring their own personal protection equipment including:
– Fall protection harness
– Work-at-height helmet
– Work gloves
– Workboots (appropriate to the worksite – steel toed if required)

*Minimum of 10 participants needed to maximum of 12 participants.


Gear Box
April 24
by Doppelmayr

 

The 2018 training “Lift Gear Seminar” is a general overview of gearboxes within a ropeway application.
1. Fundamentals of gear types and terminology
2. Recommended forms of maintenance procedures
3. Practical troubleshooting techniques related to gear toothing, backstops, bearings,
couplings, alignments, gear failure modes and much more.
4. Oil sampling analysis
5. Audio and visual inspection
6. Vibration analysis
7. The importance of load distribution, how to check for it and document to have a meaningful trend for analysis.

*Minimum of 10 participants to maximum of 30 participants


ParkScapers
April 24 – 26

 

ParkScapers is excited to return to Lake Louise and Sunshine for the 2018 CWSAA Spring Conference. The program will run over 3 days and include both on snow and in class sessions in the following areas:

On-snow
• Tour of Resort Park Features
• On-snow –Jump feature construction, testing and identifying all the key components that make up a great jump for multiple users and abilities
• Indoor then On-Snow – Look at Terrain Learning features and build features that will help instructors engage first time skiers and snowboarders
• Building Pods that incorporate FunSlope, Cross course design/build to attract recreational skiers and riders
Indoor
• Jump Shape discussion
• Sketch Up session, bring you lap tops to create parks, and build the rail platform we will build in the afternoon
• Creating a proposal that includes all the items management will look for to approve terrain purchases or changes at your resort
• Park Management – How to keep staff motivated and happy, how to manage fatigue and burn out. Key manager skills and dos and don’ts
• Documentation including key components and a breakdown of multiple ways to document terrain and terrain facilities efficiently and consistently
• Risk management in parks, cross course and event venues what to look for and how to respond timely
• Economics of Terrain

*Minimum of 10 participants needed


Lift 151
April 24th
by Selkirk College

 

The primary purpose of the Level I Surface Lifts course administered by Selkirk College and the Technical Safety Authority BC is to verify and validate the experience and qualifications of surface lift passenger ropeway maintenance mechanics through a review of surface lift maintenance requirements and regulations, and a subsequent surface lift mechanic qualifying test.  The workbook and class room session provides a framework to help you, other course participants, and the course instructors to focus on important topics and concerns related to the safe operation of surface lifts, the essential maintenance requirements of surface lifts, and British Columbia regulations related to these lifts, including the CSA Z98 Code.


Lift 152
April 25th
by Selkirk College

 

The primary purpose of the Level 2 Fixed Grip Circulating Ropeways administered by Selkirk College and the Technical Safety Authority BC course is to verify and validate the experience and qualifications of fixed grip circulating passenger ropeway maintenance mechanics through a review of fixed grip passenger ropeway maintenance requirements and regulations, and a subsequent fixed grip passenger ropeways mechanic qualifying test. The workbook and classroom sessions provides a framework to help you, other course participants, and the course instructors to focus on important topics and concerns related to the safe operation of fixed grip passenger ropeways, the essential maintenance requirements of fixed grip ropeways, and British Columbia regulations related to these ropeways, including the CSA Z98 Code.


Lift 153
April 26th
by Selkirk College

 

The primary purpose of the Level 3 Detachable Grip Passenger Ropeways course administered by Selkirk College and the Technical Safety Authority BC is to verify and validate the experience and qualifications of detachable grip passenger ropeway maintenance mechanics through a review of detachable grip passenger ropeway maintenance requirements and regulations, and a subsequent detachable grip passenger ropeways mechanic qualifying test. The workbook and classroom session provides a framework to help you, other course participants, and the course instructors to focus on important topics and concerns related to the safe operation of detachable grip passenger ropeways, the essential maintenance requirements of detachable grip ropeways, and British Columbia regulations related to these ropeways, including the CSA Z98 Code.