The Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Safety Association (NLCSA) is continuing to monitor the evolving situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our province and the guidelines being recommended by both the federal and provincial governments. With your health and safety in mind, and based on this information, the NLCSA will be implementing additional protocols that will affect COR™ audits, training and walk-in member services.
Updated January 31st, 2022
The NLCSA is temporarily limiting in-person training and encouraging members to avail of online or virtual, instructor-led training where that is an option. In-person classes will also have reduced capacity. And students affected will be contacted by an NLCSA representative to discuss training options at this time. If online/virtual training is not a viable option for yourself or your workers, please contact us directly at email@example.com to discuss.
All online and virtual courses will go ahead as scheduled and additional sessions will be added as necessary.
In-person training at our Gander location has been temporarily suspended until February 4th, 2022. Students will be contacted to discuss training options and rescheduling.
Based on advice from government officials and changing circumstances, the NLCSA may adjust our training schedule. Follow us on social media or check back here for updates. You can also sign up for our Construction Safety eNews, for regular updates.
To ensure the safety and health of our students and staff, and to comply with the requirements outlined by the Department of Health and Connity Services, and the Chief Medical Officer of Newfoundland and Labrador, we have implemented additional control measures aimed at preventing the spread and transmission of COVID-19. Learn More.
These self-directed courses can be completed at the student's convenience and pace, and are available 24/7.
The courses listed below can be completed online. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Classroom Training
Our live, instructor-led training combines the best of both online and classroom training. You can expect:
We have recently launched the following courses through our virtual training platform:
For a list of offerings and dates, visit our training schedule and select the location "Virtual". Follow us on social media, subscribe to our eNews and/or check back here often for new virtual course offerings.
January 7, 2022 - WORKPLACENL extends the expiry date of any Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry and Traffic Control Level 2 courses that expire(d) between January 1st 2022, to February 27th, 2022, to February 28th 2022.
"St. John’s, NL – WorkplaceNL is extending the expiry date for safety training certificates issued for Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry, Mine Rescue and Traffic Control Person Level II to February 28, 2022. Given the province’s current public health measures, in-class training courses may not be widely available to workers at this time.
Training providers continue to operate at reduced capacity, and extending certificates will help address the limited capacity. Workers are encouraged to renew training certificates as training becomes available and safe to do so.
During this time, employers and supervisors must continue to assess their worker’s competency to ensure safe work. If competency is not satisfactory, action should be taken accordingly.
As virtual training options are available for the following certification courses their expiry dates are not extended: Traffic Control Person I, Power Line Hazards, Occupational Health and Safety Committee Member/Representative/Designate, Supervisor Health and Safety, and First Aid (blended learning). Please check WorkplaceNL’s online Certification Training Registry for available courses.
WorkplaceNL will provide another update if there are further changes.
For more information, please email: OHS.Training@workplacenl.ca."
Certificate of Recognition Program™ (COR™)
UPDATED January 6th, 2022
Our offices are currently closed to the public. Our staff remain available to assist you by phone, email or virtual meeting at any time.
If you have any questions or concerns about the changes to our services and how they affect your business, please call 709-739-7000 or 1-888-681-SAFE (7233) or email email@example.com.
The NLCSA will continue to monitor the situation with COVID-19 and guidelines being recommended by both the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Government of Canada. We will continue to make efforts to adapt our operations to meet both public health recommendations and the needs of our members.