COR Health & Safety Management Systems
What is COR?
Canadian H&S standard audited by IHSA in Ontario
The Certificate of Recognition (COR) program is a health and safety management system (HSMS) audit that verifies a health and safety program has been fully implemented and meets the program standard.
More and more public and private owners require contractors to be certified in order to bid projects. Continue to keep your bid opportunities open. Use your certification as a marketing tool when you showcase your company to owners who do not require COR.
A structured and strong management system will also have your organization run more efficiently, incur fewer defects and reworks and create safer workplaces with fewer injuries and downtime. Finally, there are recognition and financial rewards from MOL and WSIB.
Why get certified?
Bidding requirements. Business improvements. Financial rewards.
Benefits of COR
Better productivity. Better profitability.
Having a structured and strong management system that allows your organization to run more efficiently, incur fewer defects and reworks and have safer workplaces with fewer injuries and downtime means better productivity and a better bottom line.
Understand the standard’s requirements. Know your starting position. Build a strategic plan to eliminate the gaps between where you are now and where you need to be. Build your strategic plan around how your business already operates. We can provide you with a gap analysis and a detailed report outlining the non-conformities found.
We can help you develop the strategic plan, create a new culture and change organizational habits.
Are you ready?
Do you how it’s evolved?
COR is migrating from the current audit to the COR 2020 audit. This will be phased in based on the schedule of your next external audit.IHSA has set the following guidelines in place for organizations to transition from COR to COR 2020.
- All organizations will be required to transition to COR 2020 by 2024
- COR external audits will be offered until October 1, 2021
- All external audits after October 1, 2021 will be done using the COR 2020 audit tool
Are you ready for the new requirements? Is your management system as efficient as it could be? Now would be a great time to incorporate updates to answer both those questions with an unquestionable “yes”.