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Workers going over Common Safety Orientation (CSO) procedures.

This classroom-based Energy Safety Canada (ESC) Common Safety Orientation (CSO) course replaced the OSSA Basic Safety Training (BSO) effective December 31, 2018.

We do not currently offer an online learning option for this course.

Course Schedules:

Duration: 3-4 hours

Certificate: No expiry

Energy Safety Canada CSO Course Description:

Common Safety Orientation (CSO) is a course offered by Energy Safety Canada. It is primarily intended for new workers in the oil and gas Industry as it introduces them to safe working practices.

With content that is driven and endorsed by industry, Common Safety Orientation provides consistent safety messaging. It clearly explains safe work practices and eliminates the need for redundant general orientation training.

Some of the topics that are covered are personal accountability for a safe work environment, reporting, and emergency preparedness and response.

Who is CSO Training for?
Common Safety Orientation is for anyone who is starting out their career in the oil and gas industry. It is also for those that will benefit from learning proper safety practices in the workplace.

Topics Covered:

  • Personal accountability
  • Arriving ready to work
  • Major hazards in the oil and gas industry
  • The Life Saving Rules
  • Worksite maintenance
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Reporting incidents and near misses
  • Safe work communications
  • Contributing to a respectful workplace


There will be knowledge testing that will include a written exam.

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