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26Jul

Construction Safety Legislation & Administration

This two-day course is designed for owners, supervisors, joint health and safety committee members, safety administrators and those pursuing the National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) designation. The class explains B.C.’s OHS legislation as it pertains to construction safety and explores the roles and responsibilities of a construction safety professional in program administration and communication. Participants will work on practical exercises that increase their familiarity with the Workers Compensation Act, OHS Regulation and technical communication skills that are essential to this role.

Course Topics 

  • Identify and explain relevant components of BC’s OHS legislation
  • Explain the purpose, value of codes, bylaws, authority and associations in BC 
  • Identify communication barriers and solutions in the workplace 
  • Learn, discuss and practice writing technical communications. 
  • Analyze injury data using the incident calculator

Certification

Participants must achieve a minimum score of 80% on the course written exam to obtain a certificate. 

Construction Safety Legislation and Administration is a BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA) course hosted at the NRCA Training Room. 

Registration for this course is through the BCCSA - the registration link below will take you to the BCCSA registration page.

Course Instructor Information

Art Reynolds
Regional Safety Advisor, Prince George


Art has been involved in the construction industry (oil, gas, mining, industrial and commercial) for 40 years
as a tradesperson, trainer, safety consultant and mentor. He owns a safety consulting business specializing
in workplace safety training. This experience allows a well- rounded approach to workplace challenges
facing today’s fast paced industry. Residing in Prince George for over 20 years and looking forward to
assisting northern clients as their regional safety advisor.

 

Course Contact Information

For questions about the course content or registration, please contact the BCCSA Training Department at training@bccsa.ca, or call 1-877-860-3675.