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Leading VS Lagging HSE Report Tool Best Practice

Leading VS Lagging HSE Report Best Practice

Safety

The purpose of this best practice is to provide a systematic way to collect and use both leading and lagging indicator data to focus on an organization’s HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) efforts. This process uses HSE observation data and incident / near-miss reporting as inputs into the system. Analysis of the observations and near… Read more »

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Fuel Your Career - Supervisor ICCS Certification Best Practice

Fuel Your Career – Supervisor ICCS Certification

Workforce Development

Industrial Construction Crew Supervisor (ICCS) is a designated occupation administered and certified by the Government of Alberta. It verifies a foreman is knowledgeable in the key competencies required of a frontline supervisor working in the industrial construction industry. ICCS is also a recognized best practice of Construction Owners Association of Alberta (COAA). Alberta Apprenticeship and… Read more »

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Physical Demands Analysis Best Practice

PDA Physical Demands Analysis

Safety

The Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) project is a COAA initiative intended to promote industry adoption of fitness testing as part of a well designed safety program.  PDA’s help to fairly and accurately determine the physical requirement needed to a worker to safely perform specific tasks.  These assessments help employers assign the right resource to the… Read more »

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Project Rework Reduction Tool Best Practice

Project Rework Reduction Tool

Construction Performance

This tool targets reducing overall project direct cost of redoing work. Supported by research, this tool targets the highest factors causing rework on a project by conducting project assessments at key points during the project. The resulting project rating helps identify areas of weakness that need to be addressed before the problem becomes a reality… Read more »

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Construction Management Competency Tool Best Practice

Construction Management Competency Tool Best Practice

Workforce Development

Download this best practice for the User Guide and the Validator Guide. To use the excel (macro-enabled) tool, download the document Construction Management Competency Tool Excel.xlsm. *Please note that not all browsers support downloading this file, we recommend trying another browser if the download is not working.

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Canadian Model - Alcohol and Drug Guidelines Best Practice

Canadian Model Version 6.0

Safety

The Canadian Model for Providing a Safe Workplace (the Canadian Model) is a Best Practice Alcohol and Drug Policy that stakeholders in the Canadian construction, maintenance and oil and gas industries can adopt and follow. The purpose of the Canadian Model is to ensure a safe workplace for all workers by reducing the risks associated… Read more »

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Absenteeism Tracking Tool Best Practice

Absenteeism Tracking Tool Summary

Workforce Development

The purpose of the Absenteeism Tracking Tool, which has been development in Microsoft Access 2007, is to keep track of and analyze absenteeism data gathered through Workplace Satisfaction Surveys. The surveys are to be help periodically on pre-defined time periods to enable adequate analysis of absenteeism causes and to measure effectiveness of mitigation strategies implemented… Read more »

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Foreman Skills Development Tool Best Practice

Foremen Skills Development Tool

Workforce Development

This best practice provides methods to measure a foreman’s skill level in six key areas of responsibility. The Foreman Skills Development Tool consists of three questionnaires for self-assessment, peer review and supervisor review and also incorporates project performance data in order to provide baselines and support to a foreman training program. This tool was developed… Read more »