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Designed To Tackle Modern Security Challenges
At HKS Security, we believe that having a security guard license is just the beginning. We strive to ensure our guards have the best training possible and offer our employees opportunities to receive additional qualifications.
Our training program is designed to equip our guards with the skills to tackle modern security challenges and give our clients the highest level of protection. With this approach, our guards are able to deliver the best security possible.
Our In-house Training
SECURITY REPORT WRITING & INCIDENT REPORTING
All employees are taught how to complete company and incident reports accurately and thoroughly. This includes gathering all necessary information and detailing the events that occurred.
In this learning module guards are taught all onsite access control procedures, how to properly verify IDs, check names against lists, and most importantly how to take appropriate action if someone is not on the list. Our guards are also trained to be courteous and welcoming to visitors, while keeping an eye out for any suspicious activity.
New guards will learn how to complete a Field Level Hazard Assessment, including how does a field level hazard assessment work? FLHA s are used by workers to identify and control hazards in designated work areas. Through the "stop and think" process, it empowers workers to minimize health and safety risks.
EVACUATION PLANNING & EXECUTION
This section of training includes knowing the muster points of each site and the evacuation plan. Learning what is expected of them during an evacuation.
COMMUNICATION & REPORTING
Communication is the most important part of what we do, communicating to other guards on site or your "cross over" guard, ensuring they know what happened if anything well on shift, so they are fully informed. Reporting protocols are taught as it is very important, to know when to reach out to a supervisor or project manager of a site, for help and direction.
OBSERVATION & DOCUMENTATION
Employees will learn what to look for as a security guard to ensure site security. Review and reinforcement of how to ensure how observations are taken and documented fully in the correct reports.
BASIC MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
This section covers learning when you’re not 100% and what options you have with HKS internal resources. If an employee needs help beyond what HKS can provide what resources and options, they have.
This important module includes learning about timings, staggering, location and path, QR code checks, photo sent, when to check in with supervisor.
This training covers the significance of client trust, confidence, and loyalty and highlights the detrimental effects if information is shared. This lesson highlights the importance of maintaining trust between clients and employers when it comes to confidentiality.
FIRE WATCH & FIRE PREVENTION
In this section the training covers the after affects of a fire, what to watch for, when to call the fire department, ensuring patrols are done at the right times approved by OH&S. Fire watch is not just for fires but when fire alarm systems or sprinkler systems are down, we are the fire alarm system. This training covers the importance and protocols of watching out for flooding, leeks, and frozen pipes.
Training teaches the skills necessary to be able to interact with all types of people on a site, from unregistered guests to project managers and inspectors. How to handle questions you may not know and what steps to take to get the information.
BASIC FIRST AID
This module covers learning the “Three P’s.", how to check the scene for danger before providing help. Learning how to treat cuts and scrapes, apply pressure, disinfectant, bandages and how to treat heat exhaustion, use cool fluids, cool cloths, and shade as well as how to treat hypothermia; use warm fluids and warm covering.
EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROCEDURES
In this section Fire, smoke, water, flooding, freezing, unregistered guest causing problems, vandalism, theft, trespassing are covered. The training also covers how to know when to call 911.
CONFLICT DE-ESCALATION & RESOLUTION
In this section employees are trained to learn how to keep calm and talk to people to de escalate situations and possibly come to a resolution. What to do if these don’t work and when to call 911.
This learning includes the HKS Security overview of site post orders, including security guard responsibilities, Emergency contact numbers, security documents for sites, hazards / equipment / PPE, and any site-specific procedures or contacts.
External Training Courses
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY TRAINING SYSTEM
(CSTS 2020) – FUNDAMENTALS
The Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) course is comprised of 9 modules designed for the individual worker and is offered only through eLearning. The training can be completed at your own pace, and the full program takes on average ninety minutes to two hours to complete. CSTS gives a basic overview of various health and safety topics, and students are tested for mastery of the content. This program is a pre-entry requirement for many construction and industry work sites.
CSTS Fundamentals Modules:
Worker and Employer Responsibilities
Work Site Expectations
Personal Protective Equipment
Emergency Response Preparedness
ASBESTOS AWARENESS TRAINING
Asbestos awareness requires that all employees who could come into contact with materials that might contain asbestos be given appropriate training on working safely in these situations.
This course was created specifically to educate employees about the dangers of working with materials that may contain asbestos.
Hazards of asbestos
Composition and nature of asbestos
Types of materials that may contain asbestos, and where they are encountered
How to protect yourself when disturbing a material that may contain asbestos
Air monitoring and decontamination
WHMIS 2015 WORKER EDUCATION (GENERIC)
WHMIS training requirements
Hazard classification system
Hazard communication system
Work site and supplier labels
Safety data sheets (SDS’s)
This is a classroom-based 2-day (16-hours) certified course in standard first aid. The course combines theory and hands-on exercises to teach you the skills you need to preserve life and prevent further injury. More than half the class time is for hands-on practice of first aid skills, so you will leave our course able to perform practical first aid in emergency situations for casualties of all ages. This standard first aid course is suitable for people who can’t rely on ambulance services within 20 minutes of a 911 call, or who may have to transport a casualty to allow for ambulance access.