Certificate of Recognition (COR®)

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The COR® program is a safety management system that verifies companies have implemented a comprehensive health and safety program. 


COR® Program Benefits for Employers

  • Gather effective tools to develop, implement and assess your company’s health and safety management system
  • Prevent injuries and save costs
  • Gain the advantage of pre-bid qualification
  • Provide evidence of due diligence 
COR® is nationally trademarked and endorsed by members of the Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA). COR® certifications are recognized across participating provinces.
Saskatchewan COR®
For companies with permanent office(s) in Saskatchewan. Companies may certify divisions, branches or sections of a WCB account number, however, each WCB account must qualify for its own COR®. 
Saskatchewan COR® Equivalency
For companies that have COR in another province, currently working in Saskatchewan but without a permanent office. Contact Program Services for details and to request a letter of reciprocity.
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COR® Process

Submit an application including a signed COR® Agreement.
1. Complete required courses
2. Develop and implement a safety program
Safety advisors are available to provide guidance and support to members. Most companies will need at least six months to build a basic safety program.
3. Verification 
The external audit process proves a health and safety program is achieving desired results and the company meets necessary standards to become COR® certified. Companies submit an annual audit and are audited every three years by the SCSA to maintain certification.

Registration Fees (Effective January 2024)

The SCSA provides COR® Registration at no cost to SCSA Members.
All other companies pay a $325 registration fee.

COR® Application

Upon registration, companies are required to meet two milestones within 12-18 months.
  1. Complete all courses, develop safety program, and submit safety manual
  2. Baseline external audit conducted by an SCSA auditor

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