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Construction Safety Nova Scotia offers the following online courses:

  • Principles of Loss Control
  • Hazard Identification and Control
  • COR Evaluation
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence 
  • Owner/Operator
  • WHMIS GHS 2015
  • Construction Entry Level Training (CELT)(Available to everyone at no cost)

To self-register for our online training courses (CELT excluded) you need to be a Member and know your Member ID.  You are a Member if your organization pays WCB fees and are in WCB SIC codes 3551, and 4011-4499. Your Member ID is your organization's Construction Safety Nova Scotia ID or your WCB firm number. If you are having issues accessing your Member ID please contact our office. 

An administrator also needs to be setup in our database for your organization in order to approve your access request. You will receive an alert when you input your Member ID if no administrator account is setup. If so, please contact your organization and have them contact our office  to setup an administrator account. 

If you are not a Member and would like to access to any of our courses, please contact our office to process your payment and receive your Access ID. Please note, you may still self-register for CELT if you are a non-Member and the criteria per above is met.

If you are part of an educational institute or require VIP access to our online training, which allows you the ability to register employees/students on behalf, please contact our office to have your account setup.

To register for the online training courses click on the title of the course listed below. 

Principles of Loss Control 

Provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to customize and develop an effective loss control/safety program. This course will walk participants through the tools and resources necessary in safeguarding their workplace.

*No charge for Members; $40 + HST for non-Members

Hazard identification and Control

This course provides a basic understanding of how to properly conduct job site and comprehensive hazard assessments. Participants will learn why hazard assessments are necessary, how to identify hazards, and how to control them.

*No charge for Members; $40 + HST for non-Members

COR Evaluation

Provides participants with the practical knowledge needed to use the COR Evaluation Instrument through instruction and practical exercises. When complete, participants will be able to comfortably use the COR Evaluation Instrument to judge the strengths and limitations of their company's safety program.

*No charge for Members; $40 + HST for non-Members

**Prerequisite for this course is Principles of Loss Control

Leadership for Safety Excellence

Provides participants with the knowledge needed to take a leadership role in the field of Occupational Health and Safety. Designed for supervisors and managers, participants will learn their roles and responsibilities, effective communication, in-house training and the importance of workplace inspections and accident investigations.

*No charge for Members; $40 + HST for non-Members


This program is designed to assist participants’ in understanding the features of an effective safety program and safety issues facing owner/operators*No charge for Members; $40 + HST for non-Members


This online course will cover the key elements of both the WHMIS 1988 and WHMIS GHS 2015 systems of classification and labeling of chemicals. Specifically, this course will provide participants with guidance on the process of chemical classification and hazards communication through the use of labels and Material (Safety Data Sheets) or M(SDS). Responsibilities, hazard symbols, and hazard pictograms will also be addressed.*This course is $30 + HST for Members and Non-Members


This course is designed to provide an introduction to health and safety in the construction industry. We will explore legal rights and responsibilities; learn what a hazard is and how to conduct a hazard assessment, review high risk tasks and environments commonly encountered by those in the construction industry, as well as covering requirements for emergency preparedness. The knowledge and skills you take away from this course will allow you to play an active role in protecting the health and safety of yourself and others.

*This course is required by all firms seeking COR Certification

**This course is free of charge for all participants

The following courses are also offered online in partnership through a third party and include a fee:


*Please note, to register for the following courses you must contact our office.


Cost: $149 + HST

The proper erection and use of scaffolding is a primary safety concern for construction and industrial trades, and a standard topic for ongoing upgrade training in those occupations. Scaffolding introduces students to basic principles, guidelines for use and common components and terminology. The module reviews the procedures for assembling frame scaffolding and provides detailed step by step instruction and hands-on exercises in the correct procedures for assembling modular system and tube and clamp scaffolding systems. Interactive 3d models of components and tools provide students with a clear understanding of each step and how it must be performed. By practicing assembly procedures using the Scaffolding module students can be better prepared, and more confident, when they move to the shop for their practical training.


Cost: $199 + HST 

A sound understanding of rigging is a critical part of the skill set for many trades and technical occupations. Pixelyard’s Rigging module uses interactive 3D models and other media elements to provide trainees with accurate, easy to understand instruction on Wire Rope, Slings and Rigging Hardware. Through narrated animations and exercises trainees are introduced to a wide range of rigging components and associated terminology, guidelines for their use, including Safety Factors and Working Load Limit (WLL) calculations. Interactive 3d models of components and tools provide trainees with a valuable way to clearly visualize rigging components and their use. Trainees will complete several Knowledge Check exercise to validate their training, identify areas of weakness for further review and to prepare them for hands-on work on the job.