Contractor Training

This one-day course is designed for employers, managers, supervisors and safety personnel who have the role and responsibilities of a contractor or a prime contractor on a worksite.
Throughout the training, participants will gain an understanding of contract management processes as they apply under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations. They will also learn when a prime contractor is required, and the responsibilities associated with this role.  
Course Focus
  • Review applicable Saskatchewan OHS Regulations as they apply to multi-employer worksites and managing of health and safety systems
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of an owner, contractor, prime contractor and employer
  • Define classification of prescribed activities and how they apply to the prime contractor
  • Distinguish when a contractors and prime contractor are required on a worksite
  • Recognize who holds the greatest degree of control on a multi-contractor site
  • Identify what is classified as a dangerous occurrence
  • Describe fines and offenses as they apply under the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Define the steps associated with project pre-planning, including bid packages, contract specifications and contract considerations
  • Describe owner obligations and pre-qualifications for the role of prime contractors
Course Length: 1 day (8 hours)

Recommended prerequisites:

CEU Credits

Course hours can be used towards the Gold Seal Certification application for credits, subject to credit approval upon review. Note: every 6 hours of learning equals 1 Gold Seal credit.

This course may be eligible for BCRSP CPD points. See the BCSRP website at for CPD criteria.