To begin the process for COR™ Certification, you must complete four training modules: Principles of Safety Management, Leadership for Safety Excellence, Safety Auditor Training and one elective (listed below). Anyone employed by the company may take the three required and one elective course; the same person doesn’t have to take all four courses.
Principles of Safety Management
Course Length: One day of training (8 hours) Prerequisites: None Cost: Members – $200, Associate Members – $300, Non-Industry – $525.00
The Principles of Safety Management training course teaches how to create a company safety manual and provide practical guidelines to keep your safety program running smooth and effective.
Every company should have a safety program to meet legal requirements, satisfy moral obligations and earn financial benefits. In the Principles of Safety Management course, you’ll learn a systematic, organized approach to reducing the human and financial costs of job site incidents.
Principles of Safety Management course content revolves around the actual integration of policies, practices and procedures you need to manage safety within your companies—consistent with the nationally recognized standards of COR™ Certification.
Health and Safety Policy (and responsibilities)
Safe Work Practices
Safe Job Procedures
Personal Protective Equipment
Preventative Maintenance Program
Training and Communication
Investigations & Reporting
Statistics and Records
Along with these elements will be a “Manitoba Supplement” section that focuses on specific provincial regulatory compliance issues and provincial safety program directives.
Course Length: Two consecutive days of training (16 hours) Prerequisites: None Cost: Members – $120, Associate Members – $170, Non-Industry – $320
This program enables managers and supervisors to build health and safety into their everyday planning and make them a daily part of their supervisory function. Communication skills are emphasized and practiced in this course.
Course Length: One day of training (8 hours) Prerequisites: Principles of Safety Management Cost: Members – $60, Associate Members – $85, Non-Industry – $160
Audits assess of the current state of an organization’s safety program and identify specific areas of improvement. They also support companies who believe they are ready to be independently audited to achieve COR™ Certification.
Participants will learn the simplicity of the audit and how to use standardized forms. Also, they will gain experience working with the three verification techniques to assist in the conclusion: documentation, observation and interviews.
Introduction (course objectives)
Auditor and the audit process
Workshop audit (classroom) – student must complete an internal audit before receiving certification
In addition to the three required courses presented above, you must also pass one of the following elective courses to be eligible for COR™ Certification. You’ll want to choose the one most relevant to your work.
Train the Trainer: WHMIS 2015
Course Length: One day of training (8 hours)
A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course. Cost: Members – $60, Associate Members – $85, Non-Industry – $160
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems 2015 (WHMIS 2015) is a globally harmonized communication system dealing with controlled products and includes three main components: labels, material safety data sheets (SDS) and worker education. WHMIS 2015 provides employers and workers with information about the controlled products they work with on the job.
Train the Trainer: WHMIS teaches participants about WHMIS legislation requirements and provides guidelines for developing a site-specific training program for their company.
Upon successfully completing both parts of the Train the Trainer program, students will be qualified to conduct a generic WHMIS training program and will have the knowledge to develop a basic site-specific program.
Participants will earn a WHMIS certificate of training and will receive credit toward COR™ or SECOR™ Certificate program requirements.