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Our Industry Leading Safety Standard – A List of Our Certifications

Safety is a primary focus at Taurus. Dedicated to quality and high standards, we focus on preserving the environment for employees, clients, subcontractors and the public. We are also certified by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The ISO sets quality management standards for organizations based on quality management principles. We support strong customer focus and provide the motivation and implication of top management in the process approach and continual improvement.

As part of our commitment to safety and the environment, Taurus is affiliated and certified with various organizations and associations well respected within the construction industry. All of these groups adhere to standards of health and safety within the construction industry. Taurus is committed to maintaining high standards in addition to proactively protecting the wellbeing and safety of their associates.

Certificate of Recognition (COR)
COR is an occupational health and safety accreditation program that ensures safety and health programs meet national standards. It provides employers with a safety and health management system to reduce incidents, accidents and injuries. COR establishes a safety culture within the workplace and improves overall efficiency at the work site. It also assists in lowering WCB rates and qualifies a company for refunds.

Contractor Qualification Network (CQN)
CQN specializes in the automation of contractor management systems. They provide major cost savings and simplify data transfer and streamline document management. Through CQN, the security and safe transfer of online information is ensured.

ISN provides contractors with an online contractor management database. They provide services related to health, safety, compliance, environmental standards and quality. Dedicated to providing services for hiring clients and contractors they provide services which all members to access and analyze data with reporting tools that benchmark performance. ISN supports over 500 hiring clients to manage 63,779 contractors and suppliers in more than 85 countries.

Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA)
This association builds links within the construction industry with the purpose of making workplaces safer. They partner with Alberta Labour in the Partnerships in Injury Reduction (PIR) program. PIR is a voluntary program in which employers and employee representatives work collaboratively with the government to build health and safety management systems. The PIR program in turn awards Certificates of Recognition (COR) to employers that have met established programs. These certificates are issued by the Alberta government. Employers must maintain this certificate to be eligible for financial incentives through the Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB).