BILL 30 UPDATE – UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT Friday, May 4th ACSA Edmonton Office or Online The Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) and BILD (Building Industry Land Development) Alberta invite you to join the conversation on Bill 30, An Act to Protect the Health & Well-being of Working Albertans. Join us on
Articles from April 2018
Ground Disturbance 201 Online
Your ACSA is reducing the price for its online Ground Disturbance Level 201 Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) endorsed training course, from $94.50 to $80! We expect to make the change during the week of April 9, with final details to be publicized through our social media accounts. This course is available
New Courses Coming Soon – Silica Awareness & Contractor Management
Your ACSA continues to add new safety training courses to meet the needs of its stakeholders. We heard from several sectors of the construction industry that a silica awareness course was required, so we have developed a course to address this need. Our Silica Awareness course is designed to increase awareness
GoA Public Consultation on OHS Regulations
The Government of Alberta is seeking your input on the regulations related to its Act to Protect the Health & Well-being of Working Albertans. You have until Monday, April 9 to respond to the government’s request for input. You can provide your thoughts and ideas through the special webpage located here.
Your ACSA is pleased to announce the introduction of weekend courses at our Rocky View (Calgary) campus. Weekend courses have proved to be extremely successful in Edmonton, so this month we are introducing them for the Calgary-area, too. The safety courses ACSA offers on the weekends are exactly the same
Safety Without Borders – The 2018 ACSA Conference
The 2018 ACSA Conference – Safety Without Borders was ACSA’s biggest to date with over 500 attendees, 30 trade show exhibitors, and a content-packed program with more sessions than ever before. With 2018 being the ACSA’s 30th anniversary year, we felt it was timely to rename the conference and open
2018 Day of Mourning & NAOSH Week
Every year on April 28th communities across Canada take a moment to pause and remember those who were injured, disabled, or who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational illness. In Alberta, ceremonies for the National Day of Mourning are coordinated by each of the ACSA’s eight Regional Safety Committees.
ACSA’s 30th Anniversary
On Novermber 9, 1988, the ACSA was founded as a not-for-profit organization under the province’s new Societies Act. Its first instructional courses – WHMIS Train-the-trainer, Safety Basics, and Safety Basics Audit – commenced in 1989 in Edmonton. At the time, the ACSA had just three employees. Throughout the past three decades,