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IEC Rates & Resources

General Services
Membership Fees
IEC does not currently collect โ€œmember feesโ€ โ€“ this is subject to annual IEC Board review
Cost:$0 per Year
Standard Hourly Rate
Rates for contracted services at the IEC (e.g. consulting, custom course development, supplemental audit support, etc.)
Cost:$70.00 per Hour
After Hours Rate
Any work performed outside of normal business must be booked in advance; costs follow normal rates plus mobilization, venue, and any identified overtime staffing.
Cost:$140.00 (min) per Hour
Mileage
Fee for driving outside of City of Sarnia (> 10 km from office)
Cost:$0.57 per km
Record Fee
Record fees are included in all IEC course costs. IEC sites may log their orientations into the IEC database at no fee.
Record fees apply to non-IEC instructor uploads and any use of the database for logging internal training records.
Cost:$3.00 per Record
Field Cards
TASC, Hazard Recognition, Near Miss
Cost:$0.12 per Card
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Any work performed by the IEC that is outside of standard services shall be completed under contract with clear reference to scope, deliverables, timelines, expenses, and service fees based on the above table.
Safety Management Assessment (SMA) Program Services
IEC Partner SMA (valid โ€“ 1 yr)
SMA audits conducted for IEC Partnership including ISNetworld upload of audit score
Cost:$550.00* / 0.00** per Audit
Non-IEC Partner SMA (valid โ€“ 1 yr)
SMA audits for non-IEC partner organizations including ISNetworld upload of audit score
Cost:$650.00* per Audit
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*Additional hourly rates and mileage apply for mobilization to sites located more than 10 km from the IEC.
**No charge to full members of the Sarnia Construction Association (costs recovered by IEC from SCA)
IEC Database
IEC Registration Application
The new IEC Registration Application (App) provides our IEC Partners with global access to IEC training information to enable regional confirmation of course completion that is pre-requisite in Sarnia-Lambton for site / company access. The new App also provides all non-IEC Partners with access to training information for all workers that they booked into training at the IEC. Access to information aligns with our Privacy Policy as provided at www.iecpartnership.com.
Instructor Development Courses
Train the Trainer
PSD-TRAIN. This is an interactive program designed to cover topics specific to adult education. Participants learn about course development, acquire facilitation skills and take part in practical exercises throughout the session to develop their preparation, delivery, and assessment methods.
Cost:$500.00 per 10-12 hrs
Site-Specific Orientation Courses
Arlanxeo, Cabot, IOL, NOVA, Shell, Suncor, TransAlta
VARIOUS COURSE CODES. These courses are site-specific orientations developed by member companies and delivered by IEC staff. The fee, as listed, is charged to each registrant. A separate fee is charged to the member site company per contractual arrangement.
Cost:$5.00 per variable
Leadership Courses
Description
The Leadership Development Program was created in collaboration with members of the IEC Partnership in response to an opportunity for building an incident-free culture. Shifts in the safety culture depend on leaders who advocate for change. These courses focus on developing the interpersonal skills necessary to inspire and build these core leadership competencies.
Communication Skills for Supervisors
LDR-SUPM1. This is the foundational course in the four-module Leadership Development Program. The goal is for participants to be able to engage others through quality conversations. Participants will be given relevant, practical applications in which to practice these skills.
Cost:$70.00 per 3.5 hrs
Influence for Positive Results
LDR-SUPM2. This is the second course in the Leadership Development Program. It incorporates Personality Dimensionsยฎ, used for building self-awareness, self-esteem, and effective communication strategies. It teaches participants how to flex their natural communication style to suit given situations. Prerequisite โ€“ 90 days + LDR-SUPM1
Cost:$70.00 per 3.5 hrs
Building Relationships
LDR-SUPM3. This is the third course in the Leadership Development Program. It provides participants with a set of skills that helps them build productive partnerships in the workplace. It also brings focus to relationships at three different organizational levels: across the workplace, within a team, and with individuals. Prerequisite โ€“ 90 days + LDR-SUPM2
Cost:$70.00 per 3.5 hrs
Resolving Conflict
LDR-SUPM4. This is the final course in the Leadership Development Program. It focuses on circumstances where supervisors could potentially encounter conflict at work. It provides them with the skills to resolve actual and potential workplace health and safety concerns in a constructive manner. Prerequisite โ€“ 90 days + LDR-SUPM3
Cost:$70.00 per 3.5 hrs
IEC Safety Partnership Courses
Basic Safety Orientation (valid - 3 yrs)
BSO-BSOPF. The interactive worker safety awareness program is a requirement to work at IEC member sites. This course complies with Ontario Regulation 297/13, Section 1(3) and is designed to provide participants with information about regional occupational health and safety hazards and controls. Prerequisite โ€“ proof of WHMIS
Cost:$110.00 per 8 hrs
Basic Safety Recertification (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
BSO-BSRCT. This course is a follow-up to the BSO program. It is designed not only to refresh the standardized safety concepts introduced in BSO, but also to re-energize peopleโ€™s passion for safety and promote an incident-free culture. Prerequisite โ€“ BSO-BSOPF or BSO-BSRCT
Cost:$100.00 per 4 hrs
Confined Space Attendant & Entrant (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
GEN-CSATT. This awareness training program is intended to provide participants with the knowledge necessary to function as an entrant or attendant (hole watch) and to work safely in and around confined spaces. Participants will learn about regulatory requirements of Ontario Regulation 632/05.
Cost:$100.00 per 3 hrs
General Safety Watch / Attendant (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
GEN-SWATT. This awareness training provides knowledge necessary to be a Safety Watch / Attendant for mobile equipment (i.e. spotter), supplied air (i.e. bottle watch), and hot work (i.e. spark watch).
Important - this course is NOT for Confined Space Attendants (i.e. hole watch).
Cost: $50.00 per 1.5 hrs
Observation Based Safety
GEN-OBSTR. Observation Based Safety (OBS) is a half day course modelled on Behaviour Based Safety (BBS). OBS is a process for collecting and measuring data for the continuous improvement of safety performance in the workplace. This course covers OBS process, principles of OBS, practical applications, measurement, and barriers to success.
Cost: $100.00 per 4 hrs
Working at Heights (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
HGT-WRKHT. This program is designed and delivered by the IEC in accordance with the MOL Working at Heights Training Program Standard. It ensures that workers exposed to the hazards of falling from heights have adequate knowledge about the hazards, personal fall protection equipment, and general safety practices needed to work safely at heights.
Cost: $145.00 per 8 hrs
Working at Heights Refresher (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
HGT-WAHRE. This training reinforces key learning outcomes for workers who are exposed to the danger of falling from heights on construction projects, and will update participants on any legislative, regulatory or equipment changes.
Prerequisite โ€“ Working at Heights from an approved training provider
Cost: $85.00 per 4.5 hrs
IEC Respiratory Fit Testing
Fit Test Half Face Respirator (valid โ€“ 2 yrs)
Designed in accordance with CSA standard Z94.4-11, this course to provides participants with the knowledge required to use a "half face" respirator. It includes personal verification of mask sizing for the selected brand of mask.
Cost: $50.00 per 30 min
Fit Test Full Face Respirator (valid โ€“ 2 yrs)
Designed in accordance with CSA standard Z94.4-11 to this course provides participants with the knowledge required to use a "full face" respirator. It includes personal verification of mask sizing for the selected brand of mask.
Cost: $50.00 per 30 min
Fit Test Full + Half Face Respirator
See above ยฝ face and full-face fit test descriptions.
Cost: $75.00 per 30 min
Fit Test SABA (valid โ€“ 2 yrs)
This course is designed to provide participants with the basic knowledge and awareness of manufacturer procedures for "Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus". It includes personalized verification of mask sizing for selected brand of mask, use of an escape pack, and Bottle Attendant roles and responsibilities.
Cost:$100.00 per 1 hr
Fit Test SCBA (valid โ€“ 2 yrs)
This course is designed to provide participants with the basic knowledge and awareness of manufacturer procedures for "Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus". It includes personalized verification of mask sizing for selected brand of mask, proper donning and doffing of the SCBA pack, and safe use of equipment.
Cost:$100.00 per 1 hr
Fit Test SABA + SCBA
See above SABA and SCBA fit test descriptions.
Cost:$150.00 per 1 hr
Fit Test PAPR (valid โ€“ 2 yrs)
This course is designed to provide participants with the basic knowledge and awareness of manufacturer procedures for a "Powered Air Purifying Respirator". It includes personalized verification of mask sizing for selected brand of mask, donning and doffing of the equipment, and proper use and care of the battery pack and blower motor.
Cost:$100.00 per 1 hr
Fit Test Dust Mask N95 (valid โ€“ 2 yrs)
Designed in accordance with CSA standard Z94.4-11, this course provides participants with the knowledge required to use a "N95 dust mask" respirator. It includes personal verification of mask sizing for the selected brand of mask.
Cost: $50.00 per 30 min
Other OHS Regulated Courses
Gas Testing Awareness (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
CAS-GASTE. This course provides participants with the basic knowledge and awareness of gas detection equipment and to recognize the importance of conducting gas testing in hazardous areas.
Cost: $80.00 per 2.5 hrs
WHMIS
CAS-GHS15. This course was developed by CCOHS in partnership with the Workplace Hazardous Materials Bureau of Health Canada and is delivered in an online e-learning format.
Cost: $25.00 per 1 hr
Electrical Safety Awareness for Non-electrical Workers (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
EAW-ELENN. This course was developed for process operators and operating technicians who operate electrical equipment. It meets the requirements of CSA Z462 to provide electrical safety awareness and covers hazard identification of shock and arc-flash, switching techniques, resetting of breakers, and PPE testing.
Cost: $300.00 per 8 hrs
Electrical Safety Awareness for Qualified Workers (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
EAW-Z462Q. This course was developed for substation, commercial, and industrial electricians. The content meets the requirements of CSA Z462 and is designed using a variety of instructional methods to provide learners with information in four key categories: electrical awareness, arc-flash, PPE, and safe work procedures for working on or near energized electrical equipment.
Cost: $400.00 per 12 hrs
Forklift Safety Awareness (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
FLT-FRKLT. This course reviews the care and operation of electric or internal combustion forklifts (class I, II, IV, V, VII). It includes assessment of capacity and stability under different conditions, requirements of pre-operational inspection, general features, controls, and safe operation. This course includes a hands-on, practical component designed for operators to demonstrate core competencies.
Cost: $250.00 per 8 hrs
Motorized Hand Truck (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
FLT-MHTC3. This course provides participants with basic awareness of theoretical and practical knowledge to safely operate Class 3 motorized hand trucks.
Cost: $85.00 per 2 hrs
Work Assist Vehicle (WAVE) (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
FLT-WAVTR. This course provides participants with basic knowledge to safely operate a Work Assist Vehicle.
Cost: $85.00 per 2 hrs
First Aid, Emergency (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
GEN-FIREM. This Red Cross Program reviews lifesaving first aid and CPR โ€“ Level C skills for workplace or home. It meets identified legislative requirements and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.
Cost: $100.00 per 8 hrs
First Aid, Standard (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
GEN-FIRST. This Red Cross Program is a comprehensive review of first aid and CPR โ€“ Level C skills for those roles that are required to respond to health-related emergencies. This course meets identified legislative requirements and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.
Cost: $140.00 per 14 hrs
Overhead Crane, Hoist and Rigging (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
MCH-CRANE. This course is for participants expected to work with or near overhead cranes. It provides a basic understanding of the hazards and controls used to manage risks associated with bridge, full gantry, half gantry and jib (overhead) cranes. Course is based on OHSA, Industrial Regulation 851, and identified CSA Standards.
Cost: $100.00 per 3 hrs
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (valid โ€“ 3 yrs)
TRS-TDGTR. This course provides basic information that shippers, handlers, and carriers need for road transport of dangerous goods. It aligns directly with identified regulation. Employers must provide additional job specific training for safe shipping and handling of dangerous goods.
Cost: $85.00 per 4 hrs
External Instructor Accreditation
Respiratory Fit Test Instructor Accreditation
TTT-AIRPUR. This program will prepare, evaluate, mentor and accredit trainees to instruct and verify IEC Respiratory Fit Testing. It allows instructors to only train and test participants from their respective organizations. It includes a lesson plan, instructor resources, presentation notes, handouts, and answer keys.
Cost: $700.00 per Accred
Respiratory Fit Test Instructor Audit
AUD-AIRPUR. Annual audit of instructor to verify and maintain accreditation of IEC Respiratory Fit Testing.
Prerequisite โ€“ IEC Respiratory Fit Test Instructor Accreditation
Cost: $200.00 per Audit
Confined Space Instructor Accreditation
TTT-CSATT. This program will prepare, evaluate, mentor and accredit trainees to instruct IEC Confined Space Attendant and Entrant. It allows Instructors to train and test participants from their respective organizations. It includes a lesson plan, instructor resources, presentation notes, handouts and answer keys. Prerequisite โ€“ Confined Space Attendant & Entrant
Cost: $1300.00 per Accred
Confined Space Instructor Audit
AUD-CSATT. Annual audit of instructor to verify and maintain accreditation of IEC Confined Space Attendant and Entrant.
Prerequisite โ€“ Confined Space Instructor Accreditation
Cost: $500.00 per Audit
Safety Watch/Attendant Instructor Accreditation
TTT-SWATT. This program will prepare, evaluate, mentor and accredit trainees to instruct IEC Safety Watch/Attendant for Mobile Equipment, Supplied Air and Hot Work. It allows Instructors to train and test participants from their respective organizations. It includes a lesson plan, resources, presentation notes, handouts, and answer keys.
Prerequisite - Safety Watch/Attendant for Mobile Equipment, Supplied Air and Hot Work
Cost: $800.00 per Accred
Safety Attendant Instructor Audit
AUD-SWATT. Annual audit of instructor to verify and maintain accreditation of IEC Safety Attendant for Mobile Equipment, Supplied Air and Hot Work. Prerequisite โ€“ Safety Watch/Attendant Instructor Accreditation
Cost: $250.00 per Audit
Working at Heights Instructor Accreditation
TTT-WRKHT. This program will prepare, evaluate, mentor, and accredit trainees to instruct IEC Working at Heights. It allows Instructors to train participants from their respective organizations. It includes lesson plan, instructor resources, presentation notes, handouts, and answer keys.
Prerequisite โ€“ IEC Working at Heights
Cost: $2500.00 per Accred
Working at Heights Instructor Audi
AUD-WRKHT. Annual audit of instructor to verify and maintain accreditation of IEC Working at Heights. Prerequisite โ€“ IEC Working at Heights Instructor Accreditation
Cost:$1000.00 per Audit