MIOSA Safety Alliance of BC and COR

By: Fiosa  09-12-2011
Keywords: health and safety, Management Systems, Occupational Health

MIOSA Safety Alliance of BC and COR

The FIOSA - MIOSA Safety Alliance of BC is a not for profit organization of experienced health and safety professionals that are available to employers within the BC food processing and manufacturing industries. Our services include health & safety training, advisory services, resource development, administering the COR program, developing and delivering occupational health and safety resources to the food manufacturing industry.

What is the Certificate of Recognition (COR)?

COR is an initiative that recognizes and rewards employers who develop and implement sustainable health and safety programs and systems that meet and exceed legal requirements by taking a best practices approach to implementing health, safety, and return-to-work (RTW) programs. The program promotes the concept of managing health and safety equally with other components necessary for a successful business, such as profitability and productivity.

Where does COR fit in to the picture?

The FIOSA - MIOSA Safety Alliance of BC is a Certifying Partner for COR which is part of the Partners in Injury and Disability Prevention Program (Partners Program) of WorkSafeBC. This is a voluntary program designed to encourage employers to adopt management systems in occupational health and safety and return to work.

What are the benefits to employers participating in COR?
  • A Safer Healthier Workplace – as a direct result of reducing the risk of workplace accidents and ill health.

  • A Positive Organizational Safety Culture – health and safety is accepted as everyone’s responsibility from senior management to frontline employees.

  • $ Lower WorkSafeBC Annual Premium Rate – as a result of lowering compensation costs.

    $ Annual WorkSafeBC Employer Premium Rebates – these are awarded to eligible employers who have earned COR in one or more of the following areas:

  • Financial $avings –

What size of employer can register for COR?

COR has been created to be available to all employers large or small.

How can I find an External COR Auditor?
How can I register for the FIOSA - MIOSA Safety Alliance of BC COR Program?
How can employers find out more information about COR & the FIOSA - MIOSA Safety Alliance of BC?
The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: food processing, health and safety, Health And Safety Programs, Management Systems, Managing Health, Occupational Health , Occupational Health And Safety, Safety Programs,

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