Certification Programs

AMHSA Certificates of Achievement

AMHSA recognizes municipal employees having extensive training in the field of health and safety and deserve recognition. AMHSA provides employees and municipalities guidance in selecting the appropriate training for staff depending on their role in the municipal health and safety program.

To register for a Program Certificate, please contact safety@amhsa.net or 1-800-267-9764.

Note – courses marked with an asterisk (*) in the compulsory or optional course list must be completed within three (3) years to achieve an AMHSA Program Certificate. WHMIS Train-the-Trainer program can exceed the three-year expiry date, but the course must contain the ‘WHMIS 2015’ information.

Please contact AMHSA if you need assistance finding a course or questions on course equivalencies.  

Municipal Health and Safety Committee Representative

Compulsory Courses Optional Courses (choose 2)
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence (online or classroom)
  • Health & Safety Committee (HSC) and Health & Safety Representative (HSR) (online or classroom)
  • *Occupational Health & Safety Act, Regulation, & Code Overview (classroom only)
  • Orientation: Train-the-Trainer (online or classroom)
  • Tailgate Meeting Essentials (classroom)
  • Health and Safety Management Systems (classroom)
  • ICS 100 (online)
  • Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention (online or classroom)
  • Occupational Disease (online)

Municipal Manager in Health and Safety

Compulsory Courses  Optional Courses (choose 2)
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence for Managers
  • Contractor Health & Safety Management
  • Workplace Harassment Awareness and Violence Prevention
  • Health & Safety Committee (HSC) and Health & Safety Representative (HSR)
  • *Occupational Health & Safety Act, Regulation, & Code Overview 

Municipal Supervisor in Health and Safety

Compulsory Courses Optional Courses (choose 2)
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence
  • Health & Safety Committee (HSC) and Health & Safety Representative (HSR)
  • *Occupational Health & Safety Act, Regulation, & Code Overview 
  • Contractor Health & Safety Management
  • ICS 100
  • Dog Bite Prevention
  • Bear Awareness
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder Prevention: Industrial
  • Musculoskeletal Disorder Prevention: Office
  • Tailgate Meeting Essentials
  • Occupational Disease

Recognized Municipal Health and Safety Advisor

Compulsory Courses Optional Courses (choose 2)
  • Leadership for Safety Excellence
  • Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Health & Safety Committee (HSC) and Health & Safety Representative (HSR)
  • Contractor Health & Safety Management
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Ground Disturbance 201 or Ground Disturbance Trenching & Excavation
  • *Occupational Health & Safety Act, Regulation, & Code Overview 
  • Orientation: Train-the-Trainer 
  • Tailgate Meeting Essentials
  • *Health and Safety Auditing
  • ICS 100 (online)
  • *WHMIS: Train-the-Trainer
  • Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention
  • Prevention of Occupational Disease
  • PHSF 101: Foundations of Psychological Health & Safety (2-day course)
  • Trenchless Underground Construction Awareness

To register for one or more of these Certification Programs, please contact Rick at safety@amhsa.net or 1-800-267-9764.

Page updated: September 22, 2022