Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association (SCSA)
SCSA e-Newsletter

In this issue
Regional Safety  Committee Meetings
Enjoy a free breakfast or lunch as you discuss safety topics and network with other safety professionals in the construction industry! RSVP for the next RSC meeting in your region.
Tool Box Talks
Take the latest Tool Box Talk to your next Safety Meeting!
Classroom Courses
Don't delay your professional safety goals any longer! Search our schedule and register for multiple courses.
Online Courses
Choose from hundreds of convenient online safety courses to advance your safety knowledge anywhere, any time, and at your own pace!
Safety Demos
Contact your nearest SCSA office to book a free on-site safety demo presentation at your worksite or event!
Looking for a Career in Safety? 
Find out more about how you can become a safety professional by achieving a  National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) OR Health and Safety Administrator (HSA) designation. Also be sure to check our Careers page for current and future job opportunities with the SCSA!
Friday, March 3, 2017
COR ® Program: Registration Process Updates
To assist companies in their progress toward achieving the nationally-recognized Certificate of Recognition (COR ®) certification, and to enhance the integrity of the COR program, the SCSA has implemented updates to the registration process. Companies registering for COR must now achieve certification within 18 months by meeting two important milestones. Visit for full details.
2016 SCSA Annual Report
View the 2016 SCSA Annual Report for highlights from your association's achievements this past year. The report also features a message from the President, Collin Pullar, as well as a combined message from the 2016 Board of Directors Chairperson, Stacie Beever, and the current Chairperson, Ryan Smotra.
Saskatchewan's Safety Leaders Recognized
The SCSA was very proud to recognize several important safety leaders in the province who received SCSA Safety Awards and Recognition of Service to the SCSA Board of Directors at its AGM on Thurs. Feb. 16, 2017. View the names and photos of these recipients.
Empower your team with expertise of Kavis Reed
Kavis Reed -- former Roughriders' assistant coach and current General Manager for the Montreal Alouettes -- shared his unique perspectives on Safety Leadership in Regina on Feb. 9, 2017 at a luncheon hosted by the SCSA and the Regina and District Chamber of Commerce.
Empower your team to work safely -- watch and share the full recordings of Kavis' presentation on "ICE (Intellectual, Communal, Emotional) Leadership" and "Zero to Team" from our SCSA YouTube channel.
WCB Rate Model Changes
Learn the potential impact to your WCB premiums at the SK WCB rate setting session being held for the CLASS B - BUILDING CONSTRUCTION rate class on Tues. Mar 7, 2017 at 8am. You can attend either in person at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon or join the webinar. Registration is required for both.
 Hearing-related injuries can last a lifetime
Collin Pullar, SCSA President, knows the story well. His dad, a master carpenter, was working in a small space on a concrete floor. In a moment of lapsed judgement, Pullar's dad forgot to insert earplugs and after pulling the trigger of a powder-actuated nail gun, felt massive pain in his left ear. Read the full article published in the Journal of Commerce online
Report captures how families heal from a workplace tragedy
A new report released by Threads of Life, the Association for Workplace Tragedy Family Support, details how a company's interaction with the family can either help or hinder emotional healing after a workplace tragedy. The report is based on a survey of Threads of Life family members. Read more and access the full report.