Day of Mourning services were hosted around the province by ACSA’s Regional Safety Committees on Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28. The commemorative events were well attended, some featuring local politicians, community leaders, and family members who had suffered a loss. The Parkland (Red Deer) RSC event included an
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Special Event: Bill 30 Update – Understanding the Impact
As Albertans get closer to the June 1st implementation of the Government of Alberta’s Act to Protect the Health and Well-being of Working Albertans, your ACSA co-hosted with BILD Alberta a panel session dedicated to identifying some of the impacts of the new legislation. The event, held on Friday, May 4th at the
NAOSH Week, May 6 -12
NAOSH Week officially kicked off on Sunday, May 6 and runs until Saturday, May 12. NAOSH Week (North American Occupational Safety and Health Week) was first launched in June 1997. During the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks, workplace safety within the boundaries of all three nations was discussed by each
ACSA’s Joint Worksite Health and Safety Committees Course
Your ACSA has created a half-day course to assist members in meeting the Joint Worksite Health and Safety Committees (JWHSC) requirements under the new OHS Act. The course topics include introduction to JWHSCs, JWHSC duties and terms of reference, JWHSC meetings, JWHSC member training, and roles and responsibilities for Health
WHMIS End-user Online Course Coming Soon… for FREE!
In celebration of the ACSA’s 30th anniversary, we are giving YOU a gift! Your ACSA is in the final stages of technical testing of the latest addition to our suite of online courses, WHMIS End-user. Starting in late-summer, this 15- to 20-minute online course will be provided free to anyone registered in
Bill 30 Event
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
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