Qualification

Professional Engineers (P.Eng.) what’s this?

Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) what’s this?

Registered Professional Biologist (R.PBio.) what’s this?

Membership in AIHA and ASHRAE what’s AIHA? what's ASHRAE?

Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (CRSP) what’s this?

Technologists: Environmental, Senior Hygiene, Applied Science (AScT) what’s this?

 

Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)

www.csse.org

In 1949, the CSSE was started by a group of individuals engaged in accident prevention work. It grew from being a provincially-based organization to a national one and is now Canada's largest and most established professional organization for health and safety practitioners. There are over 1700 members across Canada, the United States and abroad. It is the mission of the CSSE to be the premier organization for health, safety and loss prevention specialists.

 

Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals

www.bcrsp.ca

The Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (formerly the Association for Canadian Registered Safety Professionals) is a not-for-profit association with a membership dedicated to the principles of health and safety as a profession in Canada. To protect and promote occupational health and safety and environmental safety through the registration of qualified health and safety professionals committed to a Code of Ethics.

 

Emergency Preparedness Information eXchange (EPIX)

epix.hazard.net

The Emergency Preparedness Information eXchange (EPIX) is operated by the Telematics Research Lab in collaboration with the Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology and PolyLAB. All three programs are part of the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada.

 

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

www.aiha.org

The British Columbia & Yukon Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association was established in 1984 and has approximately 150 active members. There are four Canadian Sections of the AIHA.

 

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

www.osha.gov

The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), US Department of Labor, is to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America's workers. To accomplish this, federal and state governments must work in partnership with the more than 100 million working men and women and their 6.5 million employers who are covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

 

Health Canada Online

www.hc-sc.gc.ca

Health Canada Online Health Canada is the federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health. In partnership with provincial and territorial governments, Health Canada provides national leadership to develop health policy, enforce health regulations, promote disease prevention and enhance healthy living for all Canadians.

 

Workers' Compensation Board of BC (WCB)

www.worksafebc.com

The Workers' Compensation Board of BC is dedicated to promoting workplace health and safety for the workers and employers of this province. They consult with and educate employers and workers and monitor compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. In the event of work-related injuries or diseases, the WCB works with the affected parties to provide return-to-work rehabilitation, compensation, health care benefits and a range of other services.

 

Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC)

www.asttbc.org

Incorporated under the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians Act (ASTT Act) in 1985. Established in 1958 by technicians and technologists in the fields of engineering and architecture, ASTTBC has expanded to 16 disciplines and eight special certifications in the broad field of applied science technology. To maintain, improve and increase the knowledge, ability and competence of technologists and technicians; to regulate the standards of training and practice of, and for, its members, and to protect the interests of the public.

 

Health & Safety Centre of WCB

www2.worksafebc.com/Safety/Home.asp

Your online resource for injury prevention information from the WCB and workplace health and safety resources across the Web.

 

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

www.ccohs.ca

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety promotes a safe and healthy working environment by providing information and advice about occupational health and safety.

 

Canada's Occupational Health & Safety Magazine (OHS Canada)

www.ohscanada.com

OHS Canada serves workplace health and safety decision makers. It's designed to keep workers, managers and safety professionals informed on major issues, up to date on new developments, and in touch with current thinking in the OH&S community.

 

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers

www.ashrae.org

An international membership organization of engineers who create the worlds we live in. Membership in ASHRAE allows access to state-of-the-art HVAC&R technology and provides many opportunities to participate in the development of that technology.

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) BC Yukon Local Section

www.aihabc.org

The AIHA BC Yukon Local Section is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the promotion, alliance and professional development of industrial hygiene and occupational and environmental health and safety within British Columbia and the Yukon, and includes professionals from across North America.

Radiation Safety Institute of Canada

www.radiationsafety.ca

Since 1980, the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada has come to be known as a trusted, independent and unbiased source of credible scientific information about radiation and radiation safety – in the workplace, in the home and community and in the environment.