What is a Certificate of Recognization (COR)?
What is a Certificate of Recognition?
A Certificate of Recognition (COR) is awarded to employers who develop health and safety programs meeting established standards. Certificates are issued by Alberta Human Services and are co-signed by recognized Certifying Partners.
Why do I want one?
Achieving and maintaining a valid COR is required for earning a financial incentive through the WCB Partnerships in Injury Reduction (PIR) program. Also, it is not unusual for Alberta corporations to expect contractors bidding on contracts to hold a valid COR. Financial incentives can include up to 20% reduction in WCB premium fees. Effective health and safety management systems have been shown to have an impact on reducing injuries. Eliminating the social and financial effects of injuries can strengthen the business success of participating employers.