SCSA NAMED CONSTRUCTION SAFETY EXPERTS OF THE YEAR BY INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE, BUILD
The Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association has been successful in this years Construction & Engineering Awards proudly hosted by BUILD Magazine.

The SCSA has been named:

Construction Safety Experts of the Year 2019 - Prairie Provinces
#SLOWDOWN IN THE #ORANGEZONE AND HELP KEEP WORKERS SAFE
#SlowDown in the #OrangeZone and help keep workers safe
Police watching for speeders in work zones this month

It’s summer, and that means it’s construction season. The focus of July’s Traffic Safety Spotlight is work zones. Encountering one of the orange zones may result in a bit of a delay while you’re en route to your next fun summer destination, but SGI is reminding drivers to be mindful of workers while travelling through those construction areas – be patient, slow down and stay alert. Always obey traffic signs and directions from any flag person you see. READ MORE
SCSA PROUD TO SPONSOR FIRST-EVER INDIGENOUS SOLAR PV CERTIFICATION
COURSE IN SASKATCHEWAN
In partnership with the Canadian Solar Institute, Mo’ Solar Company and George Gordon Developments Ltd. (the business development arm for George Gordon First Nation) are proud to launch a first-of-its-kind program offering in Saskatchewan – #MPoweredByMo. 

The unique one-week, hands-on program immerses students in the science and technology of solar photovoltaics; electricity basics; proper system sizing, design and installation techniques; commissioning and construction safety. Strategic delivery partners were also engaged to provide expertise in areas such as renewable energy-specific rules (section 64) of the Canadian Electrical Code, fall protection and the importance of PPE.  READ MORE
OHS COMPLIANCE LEGAL BRIEFING:
JOINT HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEES (JHSC)
Although workplace safety committees are found at work sites across the world, Canada is one of the few places where they’re mandatory. Reason: In most industrialized countries, almost all responsibility for workplace health and safety falls on the employer. But Canadian OHS laws are based on the Internal Responsibility System (IRS) theory in which keeping the workplace safe is a shared responsibility among not only employers but also workers, supervisors and other stakeholders. READ MORE
A MULTICULTURALISM DAY MESSAGE FOR LEADERS ON BUILDING DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE WORK-SITES AND PROJECTS
Any type of infrastructure construction project requires not only the correct permits from officials, but also a social license to operate in order to acquire community acceptance. With the increase in economic development projects both on and off reserve in Saskatchewan, that means understanding each community’s unique culture, and in some cases, building trust and coming to a common understanding of project impacts and benefits socially, economically and environmentally. READ MORE
JULY TOOL BOX TALK: DUTIES OF WORKERS
Health and safety on a work-site is everyone's responsibility and legislation sets out specific duties for employers, prime contractors, supervisors and employees or workers. View the July Tool Box Talk: Duties of Workers . Additional Tool Box Talk topics HERE . For more in-depth knowledge, register for the Leadership for Safety Excellence course.
The Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association (SCSA) is an industry-funded, membership-based, non-profit organization that provides cost-effective, accessible safety training advice to nearly 10,000 employers and their employees in the construction industry throughout Saskatchewan to reduce the human and financial losses associated with injuries. The SCSA’s mission is constructing safety leadership.