Safety Equipment Training Services

PSA offers training on Lifeloc alcohol monitoring equipment, Noble drug detection systems and MSA gas detection instruments. The various levels of employee training can be provided either on or off-site, depending on customer requirements and the suitability of facilities. Trainees that successfully complete the modules receive certification that deems them competent to carry out testing in their workplace.

Training on precision instruments is essential because:

The manufacturers require that users are properly trained in their use.The South African OH &S Act (Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993) requires that any person using safety sensitive equipment be competent in its use. The proficient use of such equipment enhances the functioning of a company’s Substance Abuse Program. The company’s investment in the equipment will be put to best use.


Training courses offered on Lifeloc alcohol monitoring instruments

Basic User Training

An approximately one hour course.Covers the basic use and care of Lifeloc FC units.Covers the understanding and interpretation of test results.

Comprehensive User Training

An approximately two hour course.Encompasses the basic use of Lifeloc FC units.Covers the understanding and interpretation of test results. Covers the laws and regulations regarding alcohol in the workplace.Includes understanding the consequences of alcohol in the workplace. Looks at the important role that security and safety personnel play in the prevention of alcohol related incidents on site.

Train the Trainer Course

An approximately two hour course. Enables the supervisor/manager to train employees on the basic use and care of Lifeloc FC units and the understanding and interpretation of results obtained. Trainers are provided with the relevant training material and support regarding the certification of successful trainees.


Training courses on MSA gas detection instruments

Basic User Training (Attendance)

An approximately one hour course.Covers the basic care and use of MSA instruments. Trainees perform a practical test.

Comprehensive User Training (Competency)

An approximately three hour course. Encompasses the basic use of the MSA instrument. Includes the understanding and interpretation of results obtained. Covers the different types of gases and their effects. Trainees undergo both written and practical tests.