As we age, the daily wear and tear on our bodies puts us at risk for back pain. Habitual activities like gardening, picking up a child, unloading the dishwasher or even coughing, can cause back pain. A great way to prevent or ease certain back pain is to simply take
The Parkland RSC has partnered with Chandos for a community BBQ for the workers and nearby residents of the new local fire hall, which is currently under construction. The BBQ will be held on Friday, July 15 2016 from 11:00am-1:00pmat the Fire Hall Worksite – 406 Townsend Street, Red Deer.
The ACSA regularly interacts with employers and employees in construction through our eight Regional Safety Committees (RSCs), located in Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Lakeland (Lloydminster), Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Parkland (Red Deer), Wood Buffalo (Ft. McMurray). They are comprised of representatives from construction and trades associations, along with worker members and
The WCB is being reviewed for the first time in 15 years and we are encouraging all members of industry to provide input in the preparation of the Review panel’s final report. Visit the WCB Engagement Tools webpage to explore your options for input, which can range from completing questionnaires, workbooks
Heads of Canada’s Construction Safety Associations met in Halifax, Nova Scotia over three days in early June for the Canadian Federation of Construction safety Association’s (CFCSA) annual meeting. Delegates discussed new ideas, shared their experiences, and looked for further ways to collaborate to enhance our work in our respective provincial
Last month, the ACSA was recognized for our ongoing work and excellence in the health and safety industry by winning the St. John Council for Alberta Chairman of the Board of Director’s Award. We would like to thank the St. John Ambulance Alberta Council for honoring us with this award
As a result of the devastating fires in Fort McMurray in May, we have had to temporarily close our local ACSA office and suspend all classes. With the community gradually returning to the region to re-build and re-establish themselves, we too will be looking to open up our training facility
Q. PHSM is now two-days and no longer available online; why the change? A. Feedback from our members and students told us that the online course did not adequately teach people how to build a program, nor did it prepare those taking the auditor (ATP) course. We heard you and
After receiving feedback from the members of our Regional Safety Committees (RSC), we are excited to introduce a new opportunity for our RSC members to participate in the pilots of our new courses. Pilots will be held in classrooms at our Edmonton facility, as well as online for our e-learning
Please be advised that our Edmonton, Calgary and Fort McMurray offices will be closed on Friday July 1, 2016 for Canada Day. We will re-open with our standard business hours on Monday July 4, 2016. AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY SUPPORT LINE: In case of network failure during the evenings or weekends, contact 780.732.7949.