Workplace Safety

Training

AFPA is committed to improving health and safety in the workplace for food and beverage processors:

In person courses have COVID procedures in place & include breakfast & lunch - Instructor Led Virtual ZOOM courses are also available)


Canada Alberta Job Grant program! (GAJG) Huge Savings for training for all qualified applicants. Click Here for the Details!

Important Governmental Administrative requirements (you can read more here): 

  • Training must start within 6 months of the approval date; must be completed within 52-weeks from the start date
  • The Training Completion form must be submitted within 30 days following the last day of the course
  • Employers may choose to receive 2 payment instalments by contacting the CAJG team.

Temporary program changes:

Program changes expand eligibility to help businesses. These temporary changes are effective Feb 18, 2021 until Feb 28, 2022.

  • Eligible trainee now includes employed family members of eligible employers.
  • Business owners with 4 or fewer employees, including all owners, are now eligible to train themselves.
  • Training is no longer required to be incremental.

Operational program changes:

The following permanent changes will make the application process more efficient. These changes are effective as of February 18, 2021.

  • Training can start once the application is received by the CAJG.
  • Employers may pay for training at any time; however, training cannot start until all trainee(s) have signed the application and the application is received by the CAJG.
  • Course information is no longer required to be listed on the training provider’s website.
  • Customized training is eligible.
  • Revised list of eligible and ineligible training cost. Please see the Applicant Guide for the full list.

 


 

For further info. healthsafety@afpa.com or 403-201-3657 

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Online Training & Management System (with WORK HUB / Safety Sync)

Workhub is a thriving Calgary-based technology company established in April 2006. The company came to life after the founders identified major inefficiencies in the way health and safety programs were administered and managed. The Workhub team created a solution that centralizes and dramatically improves the way health and safety programs are maintained and delivered to employees. Workhub provides a complete health and safety compliance software that allows easy management of training, procedures, policies, inspections, and more, centralized in one easy-to-use hub. Workhub’s software is the most comprehensive and affordable safety and compliance solution on the market. With over 25 customizable tools, the software optimizes workflow and ensures that health and safety programs are effectively communicated to workers.