Training and Resources


B.C. Construction Safety Alliance
(A merger of ‘Construction Safety Network’ and ‘Construction Safety Association of British Columbia’)

Key components include:

  • Certificate Of Recognition Program
  • Traffic Control Person Program
  • Construction Safety Specialist Program
  • New Worker Orientation
  • Construction Safety Toolkit


Construction Safety Toolkit
Key components include:

  • Hazard Awareness Training


NEW – Workplace Safety Program

US Mines Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
Key Components include:

  • “how to do it” worksheets on job-step proper procedures in equipment pre-checks, maintenance, moves (job task analyses)
  • Fatal accident archive and alerts
  • industry accident reporting by aggregate sector and contributing factor
  • multi-media materials on training topics
  • materials from the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) (conducts research on making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illnesses and injuries)
  • safety simulation exercises
  • toolbox talks
  • Core principles of a safety program agreed to with the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA)


Australia New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI)
Key components include:

  • DPI is a special unit set up by the NSW gover3nment to investigate the nature, cause and circumstance of accidents and incidents
  • proposes new standards for safety protocols and procedures
  • maintains an international database of mine fatalities
  • Safety Updates – safety newsletter
  • Safety Alerts – dealing with incidents
  • Safety Bulletins – focused on special topics and issues
  • Industry Safety Handbooks – providing safety information in the following structure:
  • Small Mines Safety Management Kit – designed to help small mine operators prepare a basic safety system


UK Quarry Products Association. Health and Safety “Sharing Good Practice”
Key components include: