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Press Release

Press release
For immediate release on September 29,17
Contact: Arliss T E Levine, CRSP, CHSC, BA, NEBOSH IOGC,
Company: Allstar Enviro Safety
Contact: 403-214-1558
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Headline: Launch of new Ground Disturbance program, certified by Global Training Service.

Allstar Enviro Safety is excited to announce that their lead Safety Consultant, Arliss T.E. Levine, has been approved to instruct the newly designed Ground Disturbance Level 11 program. By January 1, 2018, the old program will officially halt and be replaced with a different 6.5-hour program.

The company had already been running Ground Disturbance Levels 1 and 2 for many years. However, Industry stakeholders wanted revisions to the course, particularly since many regulations had recently changed. For example, NEB (National Energy Board) has had new legislation since 2016, plus the CSA Standard for Ground Disturbance was released.

ABCGA—The Alberta Common Ground Alliance determined that the training standard needed an update. The look, flow, and quality of the programs have been updated. Arliss |Levine, the lead instructor, remarked that it is a more interactive seminar with a video and group exercises.

An additional bonus for students who work in various provinces in western Canada is the addition of Provincial Addendums.  After the core material is presented for Alberta, the student can add 1.5 hours more to cover the BC regulations.  Different exams for the provinces are written, and separate certificates for 3 years are rewarded.

This dynamic program instructs labourers conducting ground disturbances under the supervision of trained personnel with a Ground Disturbance Level 1 – 101 certification. For Supervisors, the 201 standard—Ground Disturbance—covers more legislation and exercises in various construction activities that could result in contact with underground facilities. Both have a 3-year certificate awarded by the Global Training Centre.

Currently, students still have the choice of taking the online 101 awareness course or the 201 supervisory program, certified through Astec Safety. 

Arliss T.E. Levine, CRSP, CHSC, BA, NEBOSH IOGC, was interviewed because of her over two decades of experience as a trainer in Alberta. She instructs Classroom-based ground disturbance training and offers online ground disturbance and construction gold seal courses.

For further information, please follow the links to learn more about ground disturbance programs offered through Allstar Enviro Safety.