The Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Safety Association is excited to announce the launch of the National Health and Safety Administrator (NHSA™) Designation.

The National Health and Safety Administrator (NHSA™) program and designation provides formal, entry-level training to individuals who are active in the administration of their company’s health and safety program but do not currently possess a minimum of three (3) years of construction safety-related field experience in the last 10 years. The NHSA™ certification meets the national standard requirements and verifies that a person has met the training, practical application, and written performance measurements set out by the Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA). Persons who achieve the NHSA™ designation are a valuable resource who offers administrative support to both the company and its NCSO® in implementing and maintaining the company’s health and safety management system.

Benefits of the NHSA™

The following are a few benefits of the designation:

  • Nationally recognized and meet the requirements of the Canadian Federation of Construction Safety associations.
  • Construction-focused program that enable designates to provide sound health and safety management and administration services to their companies or clients in the construction industry.
  • Provide a foundation in occupational health and safety theory and practice.
  • Assist in demonstrating OHS competence to potential employers or clients.
  • Provide designates with the skills and knowledge to build and assess health and safety programs and management systems.

The NHSA™ designation expires every three (3) years. Professional development activities, along with required fees must be submitted every three (3) years to maintain good standing.

Download the NHSA™ Program Guide for full details.