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January 2020 CCSA Year in Review

January 2020 CCSA Year in Review


2019 was another extremely busy year for the CCSA as we worked diligently to deliver on our member’s mandate:

  • Industry-specific health and safety training
  • Partner in Injury Reduction/ Certificate of Recognition Program Administration
  • Industry-specific health and safety consultation
  • Industry-specific health and safety information

Here are a few of the 2019 highlights:

Industry-specific health and safety training

Total number of participants trained

Total Participants

% Increase over 2018

2438

65%

Total number of training sessions delivered

Total Sessions

% Increase over 2018

235

50%

Total number of health and safety committee and/or health and safety representative participants trained compared to the total number of 2019 participants

Total HSC/HSR Participants

% of Participants

1220

50%

NOTE: CCSA achieved approval from Alberta Labour and Immigration as an approved training agency for Health and Safety Committee and/or Health and Safety Representatives in February 2019 and began delivering the Alberta Labour and Immigration approved course in March 2019

Partner in Injury Reduction/ Certificate of Recognition Program Administration

  • Launched the 2019 CCSA Audit Tool, on average the new audit tool requires six fewer days for audit report writing
  • Trained approximately 45 auditor candidates
  • Reviewed approximately 80 – 2019 audits (including corrections & qualifying auditors)
  • Revised CCSA COR administration internal processes
  • Updated COR communication processes
  • Added capacity for OHSMS Basics for Auditors and Auditor Training course delivery
  • Added capacity for Audit Quality Assurance Reviews

Industry-specific Health and Safety Consultation

  • Partnered with a CCSA member organization to pilot a new Train-the-Trainer format for Hazard Assessment and Control, Work Site Inspections and Incident Investigation
  • Partnered with a CCSA member organization to pilot a new Train-the-Trainer format for MIP Combined Manual Materials Handling and Safe Resident Handling and MIP Manual Materials Handling
  • Partnered with a CCSA member organization to revise the Safety Leadership Program format
  • Resurrected the Industry Advisory Council, consisting of nine representatives from CCSA member organizations
  • Partnered with a CCSA member organization to pilot a new health and safety orientation as well as hazard assessment review and safe work practice revision
  • Initiated an industry steering committee for the Health and Safety Toolkit project
  • Conducted a Member Engagement Survey

Industry-specific Health and Safety Information

  • Hosted a successful 2019 Annual General Meeting which included a variety of presentations
  • Selected as the Elected Certifying Partner Representative on the OHS Strategic Steering Committee
  • Revamped the CCSA monthly newsletter to better present and share information
  • Began redevelopment of CCSA’s website