CICT is a certified provider of OSSA courses. OSSA, the Oil Sand Safety Association was established to increase awareness of workplace health & safety through implementing safety practices and training standards for the Oil Sands industry.

The founding mission of OSSA is to:

  • Increase the awareness of workplace health and safety
  • Agree to and implement safety practices and/or training standards for the Oil Sands Industry
  • Promote and increase the availability of quality safety training and access to safety information to the oil sands industry and for other regional workers
  • Establish effective processes to evaluate and approve training programs
  • Ensure system integrity through timely program reviews and auditing
  • Establish programs and initiatives for the promotion of improved safety performance in the oil sands industry
  • Consider entering into arrangements, where appropriate, with like-minded industry, contractors, labor providers, government and other stakeholders, which support the attainment of the vision

CICT is OSSA Certified for the following courses:

  • Confined Space Entry Monitor (OSSA)
    • OSSA
    CICT’s Confined Space Entry & Monitoring (CS E/M) training course is an instructor-led program approved by the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA). The course adheres to the OSSA standard and encompasses both entrant and monitor duties and requirements. This training is applicable to any jurisdiction where the OSSA standard is recognized.
  • Elevated Work Platform (OSSA)
    • Equipment
    • OSSA
    CICT’s Elevated Work Platform (EWP) training course is an instructor-led program approved by the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA). The course adheres to OSSA standard and is applicable to any jurisdiction where it is recognized.
  • Fire Watch – OSSA (Spark Watch)
    • OSSA
    CICT’s Fire Watch (FW) training course is an instructor-led program approved by the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA). This training is applicable to any jurisdiction where the OSSA standard is recognized.