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A fire so large it was nicknamed “The Beast”, the wildfire in Fort McMurray started in May 2016, forcing the largest wildfire evacuation in this province’s history. It destroyed approximately 2,400 homes and buildings and spread across approximately 590,000 hectares (1,500,000 acres) before it was declared to be under control in July 2016.
When it comes to safety programs, it’s absolutely true. I recently did a little research into what it would cost to have a safety program developed, and although I had a general idea of what the average program would run but I had no idea how much of spectrum there was in terms of price and quality. I saw price ranges from $279.00 all the way up to and above $10,000.
Working together and being able to provide the craft of a specific trade is what can truly make a job or project a successful and profitably one. But when it comes to the safety of multiple workers and trades on-site it got me thinking - who is truly responsible for what?
Have you adapted your safety program to comply with the new COR Legislation that came into effect this past January? Or are you going to be applying for your COR Audit for the first time? No matter your level of experience with COR, all companies will be audited at a new level of standards.
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Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Officers have the authority to issue orders to employers and worksite parties that require specific actions that will result in compliance with Alberta OHS legislation.
Get ready for your COR Audit! The Alberta Construction Safety Association introduced the ACSA 2019 COR Audit Tool in January 2019. All companies requiring COR audits will now be audited using this new standard. There are significant changes in legislation and the audit tool over the last year, it is important that company health and safety programs are updated to include these requirements.
The Alberta Construction Safety Association has issued out the 2019 Audit Tool.
On July 6, 2018, the RCMP charged 29-year-old Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the driver of the semi-trailer, with 16 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and 13 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily injury.
Before you know it, winter will be here in full force in Alberta. The time has come to get ready for winter and ensure we are ready for the seasons to change. Here are a few things to work on before the snow hits to ensure your vehicle and your worksite will be ready.
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