Albertans will gather on Friday, April 28th, for the National Day of Mourning. Ceremonies will be held across the province with a moment of silence to remember those who have lost their lives and those who have been injured due to a work-related incident or occupational illness. Tammy Hawkins, Chief
Your ACSA has over 100 classes running throughout April across our eight regional locations in Edmonton, Lloydminster, Grande Prairie, Fort McMurray, Calgary, Lethbridge, Red Deer and Medicine Hat. To see what’s on in a location near you, download this pdf. To book, visit www.youracsa.ca or call 1.855.SAF-T-REG (723 8734).
Edmonton RSC Join the Edmonton RSC for its 6th Annual Day of Mourning Ball Hockey Tournament on Saturday, April 29th at the Edmonton Sportsdome (10104 32 Ave). The Tournament is open to the public and guarantees a day of fun, exercise, food, raffles and great team spirit. Registration per player
Steps for Life – Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy is the top public, national health and safety event in the country. It’s also the flagship fundraiser for Threads of Life’s family support programs – services available for those who’ve been most deeply affected by a workplace tragedy: the workers
April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning, a time when workers, families, and employers across Canada come together to remember those who were injured, disabled, or have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational diseases. Every year, the ACSA and its eight Regional Safety Committees co-host public
The Awards Presentation Dinner was held on Saturday March 11th and saw representatives from Alberta’s construction safety industry gather in their glitz and glam outfits for a night of celebration, recognition and great entertainment. Congratulations to the evenings winners, your contribution to our great industry is highly valued and appreciated.
Last month saw your ACSA hold our 25th Annual NCSO Professional Development Conference in Edmonton. The milestone event was a great success, with 400 delegates, 20 speakers, 23 exhibitors in the tradeshow and 6 first time sponsors. Preliminary results from our evaluation surveys show that the combined overall rating for
Voting for the second annual Canadian Occupational Safety Readers’ Choice survey is now open. Have your say on which vendors and service providers are the best at what they do in helping safety practitioners. Your ACSA was honoured by winning the Health & Safety Associations category in 2016, and we
If you are an employer whose modified work claims were impacted by the Fort McMurray wildfire, you may be eligible to have costs removed from your WCB experience record. When modified work becomes unavailable during a state of emergency, WCB will support injured workers with wage loss payments. WCB recognizes
Concern for health and safety in the workplace is increasing among workers and employers across all industries. One of the most advanced programs in Canada, the University of Alberta’s OHS Program provides an opportunity for practicing OHS professionals, as well as those who aspire for a career in health and