As reported in previous issues of ‘Your ACSA Update’, we have been exploring opportunities to provide greater value for our students, instructors, facilitators and members. We have identified the best path forward to realizing this goal and have begun work an upgrade to our e-Learning system which is scheduled to
Your ACSA has over 100 classes running throughout June 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).
Lakeland RSC – Treads for Life Join our Lakeland Regional Safety Committee for a ride or walk at the annual ‘Treads for Life’ community event on Saturday June 17th at 10am. The motorcycle run is a 340km ride, starting at Lethal Motorsports, with a dice game at checkpoints along the
ACSA and Wood Buffalo RSC partnered with Alberta OHS and ATCO up in Fort McMurray on May 25th for an annual Safety BBQ held at the Eagle Ridge Rebuild Area. All hands were on deck, flipping burgers and talking safety! Over 150 construction workers attended the event to learn more
The Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Association’s (CFCSA) continues to set the bar when it comes to safety standards in Canada’s construction industry. Read about the latest initiatives and advancements happening in provinces and territories across the country in construction safety. Read the latest edition here.
The heads of Canada’s provincial and territorial construction safety associations signed a national agreement to meet the new National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO™) standard at this year’s annual meeting for the Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA). The delegation met in Calgary over three days to discuss key issues
To maintain the alignment between the course requirements for the NCSO and HSA designations, changes will be made to the compulsory and elective course options for the Health and Safety Administrator (HSA) as of July 1st 2017. The changes will reflect those brought about with the new Active NCSO standard,
Due to recent activity surrounding false claims of ACSA endorsed third party trainers, we felt it very important to communicate the parameters around which we operate when it comes to working with third party training companies. Firstly, the ACSA does not endorse any third party training. We may accept other
In an effort to continually enhance our programs and processes, applications for Consultant Auditor Program were paused to allow time to explore improvements through a period of review. During the review process, our first step was to meet with our member companies so that we could gather feedback on their
In 2014, we introduced a temporary pilot program to our members who held a Certificate of Recognition (COR) with our association. This briefly provided these companies with the option of maintaining their COR status, while not having a certified auditor on staff. We have now reached the conclusion of one