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Public Advisory: WorkplaceNL extends validity of certification safety training certificates


St. John’s, NL – WorkplaceNL is extending the validity of certification safety training certificates as training courses may not be available during the COVID-19 pandemic. A worker’s safety training certificate that expired on or after February 28, 2020 will remain valid until June 30, 2020. The worker will then have to recertify by August 30, 2020.


Certificates for which extensions are granted are:

  • Confined space entry
  • Fall protection
  • Mine rescue
  • Power line hazards
  • Traffic control person
  • First-aid
  • Occupational Health and Safety Committee Member/Representative/Designate
  • Musculoskeletal injury prevention
  • Supervisor safety

Employers and supervisors are required to continuously assess the competency of workers to ensure they work safely. If a worker’s competency is not satisfactory, employers and supervisors should take reasonable actions to mitigate the risk of unsafe work.


WorkplaceNL will provide another update if there are further changes. For more information, please contact OHS.Training@workplacenl.ca.


Related Links

WorkplaceNL’s Certification Training Standards


IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION FOR MEMBERS


Due to the ongoing developments and health concerns surrounding CV-19 , we wish to advise all members that the hall will be closed to the public until further notice. All staff will continue to work at the hall (office) durning this time. We will continue to conduct business via phone, text and email and will do our best to assist you with issues that may arise.

Jobs will be posted on the job line, dues can be paid online, via mail check or over the phone and items such as forms and vacation pay will be mailed to members. We apologize for any inconvience, but these are extraordinary and challenging times that we are all facing.

Please follow the recommendations from provincial and federal health authorities concening CV-19 and do not put your health and the health or your family at risk.


Any member that has been working and laid off due to the Coronavirus, please email Diane and give her your lay off date.
diane@ibew.nf.ca



Thank You & Stay Safe



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