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.
As the season begins to change to fall, I can’t help but think of the autumn harvest. With an assortment of delicious fruits and vegetables in season, family dinners and gatherings are looked forward to by all. But did you know that the fall harvest can have some dangerous results when safety is not made a priority.
June 1 - August 31, 2019
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Align with the 2019 COR Audit Tool and recent legislation changes
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.
In Effect March 1, 2019.
In the wake of the Humboldt Broncos tragedy, the realization for increased commercial driver training was made very apparent to Canadians everywhere. And the Alberta Government has responded.
COR Audit Changes 2019
The Alberta Construction Safety Association has issued out the 2019 Audit Tool.
Adesh Deol Trucking Owner Sukhmander Singh Charged
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.
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Proposed By-Laws to Public Smoking In Alberta
The City of Edmonton has until October 17, 2018 to finalize the smoking in public By-Law regarding changes to smoking in public places
The new by-law is currently under review by city councilors, as there are many factors that must be considered prior to the passing the by-law.
Recreational Marijuana Use to be legal on October 17, 2018.
On Tuesday June 19, 2018, Bill C-45 for cannabis legalization was passed in less than 4 hours with a final vote of 52 to 29. The Bill still requires Royal Assent, which is scheduled for July 21. The new legislation will allow adults in Canada to legally possess and use small amounts of recreational marijuana within the legislative guidelines. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement on Wednesday that recreational marijuana will be legal across Canada on October 17, 2018.