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  • Jul 22nd 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/participant NON-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…
  • Jul 24th 2019

    Occupational Health And Safety Management Systems: Basics for Auditors Course length: 2 Days Cost: Members $100.00 Non-Members $175.00 + travel expenses if required **Please note that pre-registration and receipt of payment are required prior to participation in any CCSA course. IMPORTANT NOTE: if you took the prerequisite OHSMS course prior to 2019, due to the legislative changes you will be required to pass (80%) an open book challenge exam before attending the auditor training.  Those who do not pass the exam will be required to take the OHSMS two-day course…
  • Aug 7th 2019

    Health & Safety Committee / Representative Training Course Length: Full Day Prerequisite: Alberta Labour collaborated with the Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) to produce a free 2-hour online e-Course for health and safety committee and/or representatives. This e-Course must be taken by all health and safety committee members and/or health and safety representatives prior to attendance at CCSA’s Health and Safety Committees/Health and Safety Representatives course. *Proof of the e-Course completion must be…
  • Aug 12th 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/participant NON-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…
  • Aug 14th 2019

    Health & Safety Committee / Representative Training Course Length: Full Day Prerequisite: Alberta Labour collaborated with the Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) to produce a free 2-hour online e-Course for health and safety committee and/or representatives. This e-Course must be taken by all health and safety committee members and/or health and safety representatives prior to attendance at CCSA’s Health and Safety Committees/Health and Safety Representatives course. *Proof of the e-Course completion must be…
  • Aug 19th 2019

    Managing Workplace Violence and Aggression Workshop Length: 4 hours Prerequisite(s): It is recommended that Managers and Supervisors attend training before frontline staff.  If you have any questions, please contact the CCSA Cost:  MEMBERS $50.00/participant NON-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 Rates of violent incidents are reported to be higher in the healthcare…

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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.