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2023 Thunder Bay In-Class Regional Training Meeting
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST

Event Description

OGWA Regional Training Meeting THUNDER BAY

  Thursday, February 23, 2023

7 Hours CEC - Ministry Approved


Registration Deadline is February 17th, 2023

Refunds or to change locations (subject to availability) will only be accepted if requested BEFORE  the Registration Deadline

New - A copy of your certificate will be emailed to you and the Ministry.  A permanent copy will reside in your OGWA Membership Dashboard under Other Info > My Certificates.

Certificate replacement fee:  Member $25  Non-Member $50


LOCATION: Valhalla Hotel & Conference Centre
ADDRESS: 1 Valhalla Inn Road, Thunder Bay, P7E 6J1
PHONE: 1 (807) 577-1121

Registration open at 8:00 a.m

Course starts promptly at 8:30 am and runs until 5:00 pm with coffee breaks and a 1 hour hot lunch.   
Coffee, Tea, & Lunch included

Course Topics

8:30 am - Review of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) (approx. 3.5 hrs)

  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Regulations for Construction Projects
  • Regulations for Industrial Establishments
  • Knowledge check at the end of presentation
1:00 pm - Water Wells (approx. 3.5 hrs)

Each case study will provide historical examples of how rules and best management practices are interpreted and enforced.  There will be a knowledge check at the end of the presentation.

Case Study 1: Understanding the term “a well’s structural stage is complete”
Case Study 2: Who can and cannot abandon a well
Case Study 3: Reasonable efforts to remove casing from an abandoned well
Case Study 4: Addressing an existing flowing well issue
Case Study 5: Constructing a dry well
Case Study 6: Case studies on naturally occurring gas reporting & mitigating
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