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Course Description

Learning: Three days in class.

The Health and Safety System Building HSSB (formerly Health and Safety Program Building) course is the first step to achieving your Certificate of Recognition (COR) through the Partners in Injury Reduction (PIR) program. This comprehensive and challenging course is designed to guide and assist safety personnel in the development and implementation of a Health and Safety System.

Who Should Take This Course?

Small Employers (1-10 employees) – Safety personnel
Large Employers (11 or more employees) – Business owner or employee responsible for administering the company’s Health & Safety program

Course Content
  • Health & Safety System
  • Hazard Assessment/Control
  • Qualifications, Orientation & Training
  • Other Parties
  • Management Commitment
  • Inspections
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Incident Investigation
  • System Administration
  • Partners
Admission Requirements and Prerequisite Course(s)

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Additional Training Requirements

Large Employer – COR Auditor
Small Employer – Self Evaluator Recertification

Once successfully completed, there are no recertification requirements for the Health and Safety Program Building course, unless there are significant changes to OHS legislation. As of December 31, 2019 TSB (Transportation Safety Basics) will be retired and no longer accepted as an equivalent.


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Please Note: AMTA offers all courses at your facility with minimum of ten participants. Contact our course coordinator at for details. You will receive course confirmation two weeks prior to course date.

Course Fee

Member: $350 + GST
Non-Member: $700 + GST

Click on the “Calendar Registration” below. Select the course on the calendar date you wish to take the course.  A registration form will appear for you to complete.

* Remember to input your WCB Industry Code into the selected courses promotional code box to see if you are eligible for member pricing.

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