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Supervisor OHS Familiarization

Supervisor OHS Familiarization

Supervisors working in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut must attend an approved course that familiarizes them with occupational health and safety legislation.

The legislation requires the Chief Mining Inspector or Chief OHS Inspector to approve course content. The approved providers below offer Supervisor Familiarization courses that meet legislative requirements.

Approved Course Providers

Provider Address Contact Information
Arctic Response Canada Ltd.

101 - 349 Old Airport Road
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 3X6

Tel: 867-873-3205
Fax: 867-873-3207

Spark Safety Solutions
(Courses available in English and French)

45 Commerce Court
Cambridge, ON
N3C 4P7

Toll-Free: 1-844-267-8600
Tel: 519-267-8600

Ikajuqtuq Training and Consulting

Box 2397
Iqaluit, NU
X0A 0H0

Tel: 867-877-1891
Momentum Training Services

P.O. Box 1027
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 2N7

Tel: 867-446-9421

Northern Safety Association

321 B Old Airport Road
Yellowknife, NT
X1A 3T3

Tel: 867-920-0763
Fax: 867-920-0764

Sisu Safety Consulting Ltd. P.O. Box 1556
Cochrane, AB

T4C 1B5
Tel: 587-228-0458


Supervisor Safety Familiarization Course Review   English / Français


If you are interested in providing an approved Supervisor Familiarization course, submit your materials and a completed review application to the Chief Mining Inspector or Chief OHS Inspector.

Refer to the Occupational Health and Safety Education – Supervisors code of practice for more information on what a Supervisor Familiarization course must include.