Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association (SCSA)
SCSA e-Newsletter

In this issue . . .
Regional Safety Committee Meetings
Enjoy 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!
Looking for a Career in Safety?
Find out how you
can earn a safety designation by completing the
National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) or the
Health and Safety Administrator (HSA) program.
Also check our
Careers page for current and future
job opportunities
with the SCSA!

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!
 May 4, 2017
CDA-SK Job Grant: Apply by Aug. 31 
The Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant will be accepting applications until August 31. Take advantage of this invaluable opportunity to increase your training budget and get your workers trained through the SCSA -- an eligible third-party training institution under the Grant. Read More
Health and Safety Leadership Charter
Help make Saskatchewan safer by signing the Saskatchewan Health and Safety Leadership Charter on June 8. Join the SCSA and 600 signatories of the charter to increase awareness about how injuries are preventable and not an inevitable part of life. Read More/View all SCSA COR® Companies Who Have Signed the Charter
Safety: Rewarding and Meaningful Career 
Check out
the Sophisticated Woman Regina magazine article "Safety: Rewarding & Meaningful Career," feat. Milayna Goruick, Safety Coordinator at Westridge Construction, and SCSA President, Collin Pullar, to learn how Goruick advanced her career in safety and recently earned her company a Corporate Leadership in Safety Award through the knowledge and training she received from the SCSA.
Excellence in Ethics: BBB Torch Awards
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is hosting the Torch Awards for Ethics in Regina on May 4, 2017 ( View Media Release) to celebrate organizations that make a continuous commitment to implement the highest standards of leadership character and organizational ethics. Join SCSA President, Collin Pullar, who will be part of a panel discussing the theme of "Commitment - To Business, to Ethics, to Community"
Read More/Register
Managing Mental Health: Bridges Health/ SCC
Learn more about the importance of mental health to Canadian workers and employers on May 3, 2017 in Saskatoon. Bridges Health, in partnership with the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce (SCC), present "Working Well: Managing Mental Health in the Workplace." Read More/Register
Get Loud for Mental Health Week
May 1 - 7 marks Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Mental Health Week dedicated to raising awareness for mental health in Canada.   Learn More about this year's CMHA "Sick of Waiting: #Get Loud for #Mental Health" campaign that pays special attention to the long waits to see a mental health professional and for improvements to the mental health system of Canada
NAOSH Week Activities
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week (May 7-13, 2017) in your area! NAOSH Activities throughout Saskatchewan will be bigger and better this year. Come out and enjoy the free food, giveaways, and awesome safety demos from your favourite SCSA Safety Advisors.
Injuries and Fatalities: Know What to Do
Although all incidents are avoidable and preventable, be proactive and know what to do in the event a severe injury or fatality occurs on your worksite. Watch the  Responding to Workplace Fatalities Video from Canadian Occupational Safety, which recommends you:

1) Create an Emergency Plan   

2) Preserve the Scene of an Incident

3) Contact Your Legal Counsel and Insurer

Did You Know? SCSA Advisory Services
The SCSA actively assists companies in implementing, monitoring, and improving their safety management system -- from registration to certification! Take advantage of the free hands-on support from our Safety Advisors. They are the most qualified source to help you achieve and maintain your COR or SECOR certification, and best of all -- this advice is free for all members. Contact us today so we can answer your questions and help you advance your company's safety goals.
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