Northern Safety Network Yukon

Please see COVID-19 Resources for updates.

NSNY's NEWEST ONLINE TRAINING:

Step one: Click on one of the courses below to register and pay for the course.   

Step two: You will receive two emails. First an email receipt for your payment followed by a second "invitation email" with a link for the course. ( Note: it can take up to 2 hours for the second email to arrive in your inbox and please check junk mail too!)

Step three: Click on the link provided in the second "invitation email" and follow the instructions to log in. Start the course!

Step four: The course(s) can be completed all at once, or you can start and stop according to your schedule, finishing later at a time convenient for you.

Step five: Click  PSHSA COURSES to sign in again and resume an unfinished course, or to access and print your Certificate of Completion--found in Achievements.   

1. Online Return to Work for Large Business & the Basics of Workers' Compensation

2. Online Return to Work for Small Business & the Basics of Workers' Compensation

3. Online WHMIS Train the Trainer 

All three are a requirement of COR.

 

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 NEW!  WORKPLACE HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE PREVENTION COURSE

The Violence and Harassment Prevention Regulation will come into effect on September 4, 2021. Harassment and violence in the workplace have far-reaching effects on the health and well-being of workers as well as on their job stability and job satisfaction. Harassment and violence may also have an impact on the overall economy resulting from costs associated with absenteeism, lost productivity, and job turnover.

Participants completing this 1/2 day training program will be able to:

🔸Define harassment, violence, and discrimination

🔸Discuss the effects of harassment and violence

🔸Discuss and understand the workplace harassment and violence prevention requirements under the new Yukon regulations.

🔸Describe the requirements for a workplace violence hazard assessment, policy statements, and procedures

🔸Discuss the procedures for filing a complaint

🔸Understand the role of YWCHSB, OH&S Safety Officers and the Yukon Human Rights Commission

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Certificate of Recognition (COR™): 

COR™ is an occupational health and safety certification program.

  1. COR™ Certification is a tender/contract requirement on the Government of Yukon projects involving construction activities. Please click here to connect with the YG website and further details.  
  2. COR™ Certification is a requirement for other companies such as Yukon Energy. Please click here to connect with Yukon Energy’s website and further details. 
  3. The City of Whitehorse Indemnified Contractors List: The City of Whitehorse has an opportunity for COR/SECOR companies to apply to be on the City of Whitehorse Indemnified contractors list for the next two years. If you have any questions about registration please contact Lynda Harlow at 867-668-8641 or at procurement@whitehorse.ca.     
The Yukon government continues assessing the COR requirement to address government and industry needs and to ensure Yukon continues to reap the benefits of a reduction of accidents and injuries as public and private sector increase adopting safety practices. 

If a contract is subject to this requirement, it will be noted on the tender documents and must be maintained throughout the life of the contract.     

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The Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA)

  • Working together for health & safety across Canadian construction job sites -- The Canadian Federation of Construction Safety Associations (CFCSA) works as an umbrella organization for member provincial and territorial construction safety associations. https://cfcsa.ca/

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Yukon Workers’ Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB)

PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE: YWCHSB has partnered with the University of Fredericton (UFred) to offer psychological health and safety in the workplace programs to Yukoners at a 70 % reduction from regular tuition.

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The CHOICES Program

Choices is a rebate program through YWCHSB that rewards companies for training employees. Rebates range from 4% to 10% of your WCB assessment, up to $25,000.00 per year. COR and SECOR, and OCOP businesses automatically qualify for a 10% rebate. For more information about CHOICES please CLICK CHOICES  

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Workplace Violence and Harassment Prevention.

The Government of Yukon has approved a new OHS workplace violence and harassment prevention regulation. Here is their news release https://yukon.ca/en/news/support-positive-culture-yukon-workplaces 

More information is available on the YWCHSB website: https://www.wcb.yk.ca/wvhp/Q0311.aspx. or visit our harassment and violence page under the health and safety resources tab. 

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New Courses


Industrial Snowmobile Operator

The snowmobile operator's certificate is a one-day course that provides hands-on training on the safe operation, handling, and inspection of...

Date: Tuesday March 9, 2021

Cost: $275

Joint Health & Safety Committee/Representative (JHSC) Training

Joint Health and Safety Committees and Safety Representatives are critical elements of a strong Internal Responsibility System. Corporate health...

Date: Friday March 26, 2021

Cost: $144