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OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) Online
OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) Online $165.00

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Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) Online Course Overview

As part of OSSA’s efforts to improve workplace safety, reduce duplicate training, and increase seamless movement of workers between work sites in Alberta’s oil sands industry, the Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) was created on July 1st, 2015. Originally a classroom course only, the BSO represents a consistent approach to safety orientation training for OSSA and its member companies. Now, in an effort to further improve on the consistency and the value the orientation brings to OSSA members, the BSO is also available online!

This online Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) course harmonizes key safety standards and materials common between OSSA members’ site-specific orientations, Construction Safety Training System (CSTS), as well as the OSSA Regional Safety Rules and 7 Life Saving Rules. The online BSO is designed to actively engage participants through interactive activities and content that emphasizes each worker’s personal responsibility for workplace safety.

Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) Online Course Topics

This online Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) course covers the following topics:

  • Common hazards found on OSSA sites
  • Hazard assessments
  • The hierarchy of controls
  • PPE required by OSSA
  • Controls for common hazards
  • The importance of intervention
  • The importance and requirements of legislation
  • The OSSA Regional Safety Rules, including the 7 Life Saving Rules
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Incident reporting procedures

Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) Online Course Duration

Approximately 3 hours

Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

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