Below are the steps required in achieving COR. The overall duration of time to complete your training, evaluation, and certification varies between companies.

Step 1Step 2Step 3Step 4

Training Requirements

  • Construction Entry-Level Training
  • Owner/Operator
  • First Aid and WHIMS & any additional compliance-based training required

Safety Program Review

Your safety program should meet the specific needs of your company. You must:

  • Completed Owner/Operator Evaluation Tool
  • Comprehensive Hazard Assessment
  • Payment of Evaluation Fee

Receive Certificate of Recognition & Letter of Good Standing

Certification Maintenance

Owner/Operators must maintain their safety program, complete a yearly evaluation, and pay the COR® evaluation fee to receive their annual Letter of Good Standing.

*Random COR® evaluations are performed on 5% of certified companies.  This is done to maintain the integrity and quality of the COR® standard.

Evaluation Fees : First time submission is FREE for Members (subsequent submissions are $113 for Members); $250 Associate Member Plus; $331 Associate Member.

Complete the COR® application here

Submit to cor@constructionsafetyns.ca

Contact us for more information: 902-468-6696 / 1-800-971-3888 or info@constructionsafetyns.ca.