Owner/Operator

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 4Step 5

Training Requirements

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

Safety Program Implementation

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

  • Complete a Comprehensive Hazard Assessment
  • Implement safe work practices
  • Write safe job procedures
  • Create / Update policies to reflect new safety standards
  • Provide supporting documentation of your safety program.

This step proves your safety program is functioning and benefiting your company.

Safety Program Review

Submit to CSNS:

  • Completed Owner/Operator Evaluation Tool
  • Safety Manual (First Year only)
  • 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 : $113 Member, $250 Associate Member Plus, $331 Associate Member.

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