Who We Work With – Our Partners in the Construction Industry
Taurus is connected to several associations and companies that help us maintain high standards of competency and quality. Our partnerships vary as need dictates; to gain a better understanding of the of the commitment Taurus has to superior work and client service, it’s helpful to note who our partners are.
Alberta Construction Association
The ACA lead Alberta’s construction industry in government advocacy, public relations, industry practices and promotion of a skilled workforce. Comprised of more than 3,000 member companies, they are involved in institutional, commercial and industrial sectors. This includes general contractors, trade contractors and manufacturers and suppliers.
Alberta Construction Safety Association
The ACSA builds links and connections within the community as a designated safety leader. They provide quality certification programs in safety training such as the COR/SECOR certification program or the NCSO (National Construction Safety Officer) program.
Edmonton Construction Association
Encouraging ethical business practice the Edmonton Construction Association is an acknowledged voice of the construction industry. They are a leader in technology and communications delivery and promote industry excellence through encouraging education and maintaining high standards for the industry. As a non-profit organization, they draw on the skills, expertise and dedication of volunteer members.
Contractor Qualification Network (CQN)
CQN is an information technology company that specializes in automated supplier management. They have an online database which contains a broad range of capacity, commercial, health and safety and quality management data for suppliers in the construction, oil and gas, power, transportation, mining and forestry industries. By reducing duplication, simplifying data distribution and streamlining the handling of supporting documentation, cost savings are achieved.
ISNetworld streamlines processes involved with maintaining safety, insurance, quality and regulatory information on contractors and suppliers. They help to standardize contractor management across multiple sites and geographic regions and ensure that safety standards continue to improve.
Construction Labour Relations (CLR)
CLR is an employers’ association representing construction companies in collective bargaining with the Building Trades Unions, collective agreement administration, labour law matters and joint initiatives with other industry stakeholders. They deliver programs to foster safe, healthy production workplaces.
The Alberta Government has established Work Safe Alberta which is a government-led initiative to help prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. Occupational Health and Safety identifies hazards and issues to be considered and develops initiatives and resources that are designed for specific industries.
From safety to sustainability, Avetta focuses on environmental protection, occupational health, and safety at work. They focus on creating and growing long-term value by mitigating sustainability risks in the supply chain as well as developing business practices that provide initiatives that benefit society.
Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB)
WCB was created by the government to administer the Worker’s Compensation Act. Funded by employers, it provides cost effective disability and liability insurance for work related injury and illness. Workers can be compensated for lost income and can access health care and other services they need due to a work related injury.
Partnership in Injury Reduction (PIR)
A voluntary program which operates through the combined efforts of WCB, the Ministry of Labour, industry partners, safety association employers and labour groups, PIR encourages injury prevention and the development of effective workplace health, safety and return to work plans.
If you’d like to learn more about our partners in the construction industry, contact us here!