Common Safety Orientation (CSO)

Two workers looking up at a building under construction and discussing common safety practices.
Course Schedules:
Duration 3-4 hours
Certificate No expiry

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 Description:

The Common Safety Orientation (CSO) is a course offered by Energy Safety Canada and is intended for new workers in the oil and gas industry. With content that is driven and endorsed by industry, the CSO provides consistent safety messaging that clearly explains safe work practices and eliminates the need for redundant general orientation training.

Proctoring Common Safety Orientation Course:

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Topics Covered:
  • Personal accountability for a safe work environment
  • Arriving ready to work
  • Major hazards in the oil and gas industry
  • The Life Saving Rules
  • Worksite maintenance
  • Emergency preparedness and response procedures
  • Reporting incidents and near misses
  • Safe work communications
  • Contributing to a respectful workplace
  • Knowledge testing, including a written exam.

Effective December 31, 2018 we will no longer be delivering OSSA Basic Safety Training (BSO) and will only be delivering Energy Safety Canada (ESC) Common Safety Orientation (CSO) courses. For more information, please contact us.