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These are the next 6 courses CCSA is offering. To view more course options, click the "View all courses" button.

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  • Feb 19th 2019

    Hazard Assessment & Control Workshop Workshop length: half day Who should take this course: Supervisors, individuals leading the formal hazard assessment process, joint work site health and safety committee members or health and safety representatives Prerequisites: none Mode of delivery: Classroom Cost:  MEMBERS$50.00/participantNON-MEMBERS$75.00/participant + travel expenses as required **Please note that pre-registration and receipt of payment are required prior to participation in any CCSA course. Workshop description:…
  • Feb 19th 2019

    Workplace Inspections Workshop Workshop Length: 1/2 Day Prerequisite(s): None Cost:  MEMBERS$50.00/participantNON-MEMBERS$75.00/participant + travel expenses as required **Please note that pre-registration and receipt of payment are required prior to participation in any CCSA course. Workshop Description Workplace inspections are a follow-up to the processes of hazard identification, assessment and control, and should be performed on a regular basis. This course will illustrate how an effective inspection program is…
  • Feb 20th 2019

    Incident Investigation Workshop Workshop length: half day Who should take this course: Managers, supervisors or joint work site health and safety committee members or health and safety representatives who are leading investigations. Prerequisites: none Mode of delivery: Classroom Cost:  MEMBER$50.00/participantNON-MEMBER$75.00/participant + travel expenses as required **Please note that pre-registration and receipt of payment are required prior to participation in any CCSA course. Workshop description: Incident investigations…
  • Feb 26th 2019

    Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention - Manual Materials Handling (MMH) Workshop length: half-day Who should take this course: all staff in the organization who lift, move, transfer or otherwise use equipment in the workplace Prerequisites: None MEMBERS$50.00/participantNON-MEMBERS$75.00/participant + travel expenses as required Mode of delivery: Classroom Workshop description: Manual materials handling helps give all staff the skills needed to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury (MSI). MSIs are one of the highest categories of injury in…
  • Feb 26th 2019

    Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention - Safe Resident Handling (SRH) Workshop length: half-day Who should take this course: care staff who perform care on residents including lifts, transfers, and bed mobility. Prerequisites: None MEMBERS$50.00/participantNON-MEMBERS$75.00/participant + travel expenses as required Mode of delivery: Classroom  Workshop description: Safe Resident handling helps give care staff the skills needed to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury (MSI). MSIs are one of the highest categories of injury in the continuing…
  • Feb 27th 2019

    Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention - Combo (MMH & SRH) Workshop length: full-day Who should take this course: care staff who perform support for residents including lifts, transfers, bed mobility, lifting and handling materials, housekeeping or meal service. Prerequisites: None MEMBERS$75.00/participantNON-MEMBERS$125.00/participant + travel expenses as required Mode of delivery: Classroom Workshop description: Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention combined safe resident and materials handling helps give care staff the skills needed…

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February is
Musculoskeletal Injury (MSI) / Repetitive Strain awareness month!

MSIs are the most common type of injury in continuing care and can be caused by resident handling and manual materials handling activities.

Find resources including graphics, sample policies, videos and more here


Sign up for a Health and Safety Program Review (HSPR)

We can help you to improve your safety program based on new (Bill 30) and existing legislation, industry best-practice and elements from the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program.

Industry Updates

New! MIP Techniques Video Added to YouTube

February 11, 2019 We have added another musculoskeletal injury prevention video to our YouTube channel! …

CCSA Approved HS Committee / Rep Training Agency

February 8, 2019 The CCSA has been approved as a designated health and safety committee/representative…

Psychiatric hospital fined $650,000 for failing to protect its workers in B.C.

February 7, 2019 Canadian Occupational Safety RICHMOND, B.C. (CP) — WorkSafeBC has fined the Forensic…




Continuing Care Safety Association

The Continuing Care Safety Association (CCSA) is the safety association for the Long Term Care (LTC) and Seniors Supportive Living (SSL) facilities within the Continuing Care sector of Alberta. As such, we provide health & safety training and consultation services to industry members across the province.