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Capture Signatures online with Paperless Policy Acceptance


Have ALL your employees signed a confidentiality agreement?
Have ALL your employees agreed to your Privacy Policy?
Have ALL your employees agreed to your non-harassment Policy?
Can you produce ALL those acceptances RIGHT NOW?

Yes I agree to the Policy x _________________________

Say YES to ALL with the NEW online Policy Acceptance module in SafeAndCertified.com. And is takes just three easy steps. First we load your policy documents as part of your Company Policies. Second we set up the questions you want to ask to confirm acceptance. Third you issue access codes to your employees. They can now view the materials, answer the test questions and sign or initial online. You get back a confirmation including an image of their signature or initials.

Take care of your Risk Management the easiest way possible.
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NEW non-Harassment Policy in Manitoba Feb 1 – 2011


Every Employee has the right to a workplace free of any form of harassment. Manitoba is now the 4th province to amend the definition of Harassment to include psychological forms of harassment.

If you are looking for an easy way to distribute an amended Policy document, the NEW Policy Acceptance Module in SafeAndCertified.com allows you to load your company specific Policy into your Company courses and have your employees review the policy online. No more papers to print, sign, file and store - year after year. And no more looking for lost copies of signed Policy documents.

You can set up your own Polices, including a PDF version, Definitions, Video and test questions using a step by step wizard for setup - or send us your materials and we will setup the Policy for you. Violence Prevention and non-Harassment are just two examples. Most companies have confidentiality agreements, and many other policies which employees have to accept. Say goodbye to paper and go digital - save turn around time and the next time someone says, "Let's see your Policy Acceptances", you can say "NO Problem!"

"WHMIS - Every One - Every Year" - Build Great Training Habits"


Every One - Every Year is the practice of training every employee every year. There is lots of evidence of the value provided by training. Safety training leads to safer workplaces. Productivity training leads to greater results.

The use of online training has greatly reduced the cost associated with training. And online testing has provided a more objective way of ensuring learning objectives are being met. With the cost of delivering training less than the cost of a cup of coffee - businesses are taking advantage and increasing the frequency or training.

"We used to look at a minimum training frequency based on the cost versus benefit of the training. When we were paying $50 to send people to workshop training and they were off the job for a day we may have only trained the person one time even though we knew there was a value in retraining. Now that we can retrain someone in a basic safety course like WHMIS for $8 it makes sense to train and test every year"

Thank~You! for Making a Difference - Update


We have received many Comments since adding the Making a Difference option for Trainees and Company Administrators. Some are thanking us for changes we have already made and others are asking for changes to be made. Check out the Making A Difference meter at www.safeandcertified.com and see some of the comments.

One such change is the addition of the Renewals and Reminders option to SafeAndCertified. The Renewals makes it easy to schedule automated training renewals each year. The Reminders lets the system tell you who has not started or completed a course and send the list a custom message from you, all within a few clicks.

If you have other safety courses or internal training ideas and are interested in delivering training and testing online please call 1-877-425-5820 or email,

NEW Violence Prevention Policy Acceptance online


Violence Prevention is a key part of a company safety program. Statistics show that one out of 5 incidents of violence occur in the workplace. Businesses need to conduct assessments on the risk of violence and ensure that risks are addressed in their Violence Prevention Policy.

Once you have your policy you now need to make sure all employees are aware of it, understand it and agree to follow it.

The new Policy Acceptance Module is a fast effective way to get your Policy out to all employees and electronically track their acceptance from viewing the materials to completion of an online acceptance of the Policy.

This is completely online delivery and acceptance. Think of the savings of paper and how much easier it will be for you to monitor who has accepted the policy. All records are stored in the SafeAndCertified.com database and you can access in seconds. Contact us for more info at

NEW non-Harassment Policy Acceptance online


Every Employee has the right to a workplace free of any form of harassment While a Violence Prevention policy often varies from company to company, a non-Harassment Policy will have more standard definitions and processes for dealing with infractions to the policy

The NEW Policy Acceptance Module in SafeAndCertified.com allows you to load your company specific Policy into your Company courses and have your employees review the policy online. No more papers to print, sign, file and store - year after year. And no more looking for lost copies of signed Policy documents.

You can set up your own Polices, including a PDF version, Definitions, Video and test questions using a step by step wizard for setup - or send us your materials and we will setup the Policy for you. Violence Prevention and non-Harassment are just two examples. Most companies have confidentiality agreements, and many other policies which employees have to accept. Say goodbye to paper and go digital - save turn around time and the next time someone says, "Let's see your Policy Acceptances", you can say "NO Problem!"

$8 WHMIS Rates for Companies to Stay for 2010


We introduced the $8 per person rate for WHMIS in 2010 and the good news is it will stay for 2011. There are still many sectors of our economy that are in a recovery stage and appreciate the $8 rate. In December we had recent customer with 20 employees let us know how much lower our rates were than the cost of bringing in a trainer and even compared to other online options. As much as he appreciated it, he wanted to know that we were going to be able to sustain the rates into the New Year. We have continued to invest in our training materials and improve the efficiency of our billing and administration systems. Our thanks to our customers who use the online payment option with Visa, MasterCard or Paypal account to ensure payments are made on time. So the $8 rate stays for 2011.

Private Label WHMIS for CAAR Members


The Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) started working with SafeAndCertified.com using the TrainingToDo.com training engine to deliver a custom course for their association members and their thousands of employees.

As many of these same employees are working with Controlled Products and are required to complete Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training CAAR was interested in offering a generic version of WHMIS education to their members for their employees. In December a private label version of the WHMIS Education for Employees course was made available to CAAR members.

Congratulations to the leadership and staff at CAAR for looking for ways to increase the value of a CAAR membership and using technology to leverage their resources.

If you have other safety courses or internal training and are interested in delivering training and testing online please call 1-877-425-5820 or email,

NEW WHMIS 2010 Education for Employees Course


A new version of the online WHMIS training and testing was recently added to replace the 2010 WHMIS Awareness course which we used for the past three years. The course had annual revisions and ongoing updates and was time for a new design. A Safety and Health Consultant updated the materials and we included many enhancement ideas we had been collecting. Our goal is to create a better Trainee experience.

The highlights of the changes are:

If you have any questions about the new course please email

New Instant Account Setup - Available October 1st!


When we say Instant we mean Instant! Until now you could have called or emailed and given us your company details and employee list using the Express Account Setup form. We typically set up new accounts within a couple hours during regular business hours. But what about holidays and outside of regular hours?

The new Instant Account setup is a self serve option. You can sign up any time and be training within minutes. This new online self serve option allows a new customer to create a company account by entering their company (business, association or organization) name and address, add a list of employees with their first and last names and optional email, enter a credit card for the $49 account setup (plus GST/HST); and as soon as the payment is processed your account is created and each employee's access code emailed to the email address provided. You get a confirmation email with a receipt for the setup and are invoiced for the access codes at the end of the month.

According to Allan Dubyts, CEO of SafeAndCertified.com, "This is an exciting new service. We get calls at all times of the day and night, weekends and holidays. This is the equivalent of being open all the time. We get people who may have had a safety inspection and need to get 25 people trained within a few days. They can go online late on Friday night and have everyone's training access codes ready to login and train the next morning. By Monday morning everyone has had time to complete the training and the owner or manager has their 25 certificates waiting in their Inbox."

Private Label Safety Training


Private Labelling means using a generic or common training course as a starting point and branding it as an organizations or associations. It can be as is or with value added changes and customizations.

An example of this is a course called "Ammonia Handlers" which is a special course developed to meet the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) requirements for people who are handling and transporting NH3 Anhydrous Ammonia, commonly used for agricultural fertilizer.

Using a private label course like this has allowed the Canadian Agri-Retailers Association (CAAR) to create added value for their members and a more audience specific training experience which gives them an advantage over generic level training courses. Contact us if you have an interest in a Private Label course for your organization or association.

Fire Safety Custom Course just $2 per person


This past couple weeks has seen an increase in the number of calls for fire safety training. Having had experience with how easy it is to train people in online WHMIS, they are looking to convert their own Fire Safety course into an online delivered course. This can be a very straight forward process. For example one organization has a 24 slide PowerPoint presentation they have been delivering internally. We are able to convert this to video, attach PDF files of the building floor plans and exits, and include a 10 question test. All of this setup was done for $800. And to train each person is just $2.00 making it a very affordable way to train their staff each year.

If you have other safety courses or internal training and are interested in delivering training and testing online please call or email,

September Means Back To School Be SAFE and CERTIFIED


Everyone knows someone who is heading back to school in the next couple weeks.

SafeAndCertified.com is becoming the provider of choice for schools at all levels all across Canada.

"We provide WHMIS training to a number of large career colleges for programs ranging from healthcare to mechanical services. Some love the ability to load each group of students and send out access codes by email. Some love the ability to monitor and manage their progress. And every one loves the $8 per person rate." says Allan Dubyts of SafeAndCertified.com.

Staff training, students for coop placements, and student training as part of their curriculum. All just $8 per person. Fast same day setup. Add your own student and staff lists or we do it all for you.

If you work in a school or know someone who does feel free to share this email. Contact

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