COR | Find a Certifying Partner

COR | Find a Certifying Partner

A Certifying Partner will help you set up a health and safety management system and get a COR.

There are 13 Certifying Partners authorized to administer the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program to Alberta employers. Choose a Certifying Partner that has the right fit for your company and industry.


When choosing a Certifying Partner, you should consider the following:

  • which Certifying Partner best fits your company and industry
  • where they offer training
  • availability of training
  • safety services offered
  • cost of training and services

List of Certifying Partners

Certifying Partner Industry Sector
Alberta Association for Safety Partnerships (AASP)
Contact: Jodi Stoddart, Executive Director
Phone: 403-223-9008
All industries
Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) *
Contact: Tammy Hawkins, Chief Operations Officer
Phone: 780-453-3311
All construction industries
Alberta Food Processors Association
Contact: Ed DeGroot
Director, Workplace Health & Safety
Phone: 403-201-3657
– bakeries
– meat packers & processors
– breweries
– miscellaneous processors
– retail and food services
Alberta Forest Products Association (AFPA)
Contact: Carola von Sass
Director, Health, Safety and Transportation
Phone: 780-452-2841
– forest product manufacturers and their contractors
– logging
– trucking of logs
– timber management
Alberta Hospitality Safety Association (AHSA) *
Contact: Michelle Plaizier, Executive Director
Phone: 780-702-3059 ext 254
– hotels, motels and convention centres
– industrial camps
– all hospitality industry employers
Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) *
Contact: Fred Gould
Director, Certificate of Recognition
Phone: 1-800-267-1003
– all general trucking
– specialized trucking
– garbage hauling
Alberta Municipal Health and Safety Association (AMHSA) *
Contact: Shannon Thomas, Northern Regional Manager
Phone: 780-417-3900
– cities
– towns
– villages
– counties
– municipal districts
Alberta Safety Council (ASC)
Contact: Linda Knowles
Program Director – COR/Workplace
Phone: 780-462-7300
All industries
Continuing Care Safety Association *
Contact: Bruce McDonald, Executive Director
Phone: 780-433-5330
– private and public long-term care facilities
Energy Safety Canada *
Contact: Justin DeGagne
Manager, Safety Audits and Certifications
Phone: 1-800-667-5557, ext. 8081
All forms of petroleum industries
Manufacturers’ Health & Safety Association (MHSA) *
Contact: Mike Bett, Executive Director
Phone: 403-279-5555
Toll Free: 1-888-249-2002
Edmonton: 780-428-1006

All forms of:
– manufacturing shops
– machine shops
– hydraulic shops
– metal fabricating shops

Public Service Commission
Contact: Iain Campbell, Workplace Health Consultant
Phone: 780-644-4698
– provincial government services
– regulatory agencies
Western Wood Truss Association of Alberta
Contact: Dave Pasolli, Executive Officer
Phone: 403-279-3385
– wood truss fabrication
– home improvement centres

* These associations are funded through a levy on employers’ WCB premiums. All other associations operate on a fee–for–service basis.

Changing your Certified Partner

If you want to change your Certifying Partner:

  1. Contact the Certifying Partner you wish to use to see if they will accept you as a member.
  2. Ask the new Certifying Partner if you will need to conduct a new audit or take some of their training.
  3. Notify both your existing and new Certifying Partner in writing, and send a copy to Partnership in Injury Prevention and the WCB.
Modified: 2018-02-08
PID: 15164

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