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National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO™) Program – Resource Materials

Designed to develop and/or enhance health and safety training and auditing skills, the NLCSA’s National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO™) program will assist individuals in becoming more marketable in the construction industry. The NCSO™ program is a health and safety designation program specifically for individuals working in the construction industry, and has a primary goal to expose the participant to the fundamentals of construction safety management and build upon personal field experience.

Persons who achieve the NCSO™ designation will have demonstrated a combination of formal training and a minimum of 3 years of field experience in the construction industry. In achieving the NCSO™ designation, individuals can provide valuable support to employers in the implementation and maintenance of a company’s comprehensive health and safety program and can play a key leadership role in effective health and safety management.

For more information, please contact our Member Services Coordinator at (709) 739-7000 or 1-888-681-SAFE (7233) or

Program Information

NCSO™ Information Guide PDF
NCSO™ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) FAQ Listed PDF


NCSO™ Application Form MS Word PDF
NCSO™ Renewal Application Form PDF
NCSO™ Equivalency Application Form PDF
NCSO™ Program Pricing PDF
COR™ Training Application Form PDF
Training Request Form PDF

Practical Requirements – Resources

Certificate of Recognition™ (COR™) Audit Instrument PDF
Internal Audit - Action Plan Form MS Word PDF
Sample Incident Investigation Form MS Word PDF
Conducting a Hazard Assessment MS Word PDF
Toolbox Meeting Form MS Word PDF
Workplace Inspection Form – Sample 1 MS Word PDF
Workplace Inspection Form – Sample 2 MS Word PDF

Other Related Material

Associate Membership Application Form PDF
NCSO™ Résumé Template MS Word
NCSO™ Reference Letter Template MS Word