BC Forest Safety Council Refresher Training for Individual Owner Operators (IOO)

May 2012

When your company registered for SAFE Companies, you attended the Individual Owner Operator (IOO) training course. This made you the company’s internal ‘auditor’. The WorkSafeBC (WSBC) Certificate of Recognition program requires auditors to complete four (4) hours of refresher training every three years to maintain the quality and currency of their skills and knowledge to be eligible for the WSBC COR rebate.

Refresher training focuses on helping to improve safety management within your company, as well as reviewing the audit submission process and relevant updates.

In order to receive a COR rebate for 2012, you will be required to complete refresher training by December 31, 2012 if your initial IOO course was taken prior to December 31, 2009. This training requirement applies only to your WSBC COR rebate and does not impact your SAFE Companies certification status, providing you submit a successful audit by your due date in 2012.

Completion of one of the following types of refresher training sessions for Individual Owner Operators will make you eligible for your 2012 COR rebate:

  • Teleconference
  • In-class training
  • Computer-Based Training

WorkSafeBC has also approved 4 Council courses as equivalency for refresher training, if one of the following is completed in 2012:

  • Basic Incident Investigation
  • Basic Forest Supervisor
  • Falling Supervisor
  • Human Factors in Incident Investigations (as of June 2012)

To view our training schedule, download an enrolment form or read the FAQ’s regarding refresher training, visit our website: www.bcforestsafe.org

Send your completed enrolment forms to the BC Forest Safety Council by:
Fax: (250) 741-1068
Email: training@bcforestsafe.org
Mail: 420 Albert Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 2V7

If you have any questions, please call us toll-free: 1-877-741-1060 or email: training@bcforestsafe.org


 


Click here for a printable PDF version of this letter : SAFE Companies refresher letter-IOO

 

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