CSTS 2020 is the upgraded version of CSTS-09.
CSTS 2020 consists of the CSTS 2020 Fundamentals module and 20 ADD-On modules. It is mobile-friendly and requires internet access for all devices. This program has become a pre-entry requirement for many construction industry work sites.
CSTS 2020 Fundamental Modules:
On its own, the Fundamentals module is an interactive nine-module online course that serves as a general construction site orientation for workers new to the construction industry. It is inclusive of industrial, commercial, and residential construction and it takes approximately 2 – 3 hours to complete.
Worker and Employer Responsibilities
Work Site Expectations
Personal Protective Equipment
Emergency Response Preparedness
The CSTS 2020 Fundamentals will also be supported by ADD-On Modules which take 5 and 15 minutes each to complete, to help employers customize their site orientations to fit their specific needs.
Basic Ladder Safety
Basic Scaffold Safety
Confined Space Awareness
Controlling Hazardous Energy and Lockout/Tagout
Driving and Journey Management
Excavations and Exposing Utilities
Framing Hazards and Controls
Introduction to Respiratory Protection Equipment
Mobile Equipment Awareness
Propane on the Work Site
Pumpjack Scaffold Safety
Rigging, Hoists, and Cranes
Roofing Hazards & Controls
Types & Uses of Safeguards
Working Around Concrete Pump Trucks
Working at Height
Working Safely with Drywall
Transportation of Dangerous Goods*
*currently in development
Note: All 20 ADD-On Modules will be available by December 31, 2020
Q: How do I know what CSTS 2020 ADD-On modules I need to complete to get worksite access?
A: It is your employer’s responsibility to determine the ADD-On modules they require for your worksite access. If you’re not currently employed we recommend you complete them all.
SICA is offering the CSTS 2020 for $20.00 +GST. This administration fee will cover the course setup, delivery of your login information, and any technical support you may require during the completion of your course. The ACSA is offering the CSTS 2020 at no cost when you register on their website directly.
Should you have any questions, please contact our Training Centre at (778) 721-8451 or firstname.lastname@example.org.