Certifying Large COR
For companies with 20 or more employees (FTEs), the process to obtain a BCCSA Large COR is as follows:
- Complete and submit a BCCSA COR Application Form.
- Ensure the company has a health and safety management system that meets the BCCSA Large COR audit standard
Note: BCCSA recommends having a permanent employee complete BCCSA’s 2–day COR Internal Auditor Training course. After the employee has obtained their COR Internal Auditor Certificate, they will be qualified as the company’s COR internal auditor and have an understanding of the COR audit standard.
- Hire a BCCSA qualified COR external auditor to conduct a Large COR Certification Audit and achieve a passing mark (minimum 80% overall and at least 50% in each element).
- Submit the Certification Audit to the BCCSA for quality assurance review.
- If the Certification Audit meets the audit requirements, a Large COR Certificate will be issued. The COR is valid for 3 years, providing annual maintenance audit requirements are met.
Maintenance Audits must be conducted and submitted to the BCCSA annually for quality assurance review. Large COR Maintenance Audits can be conducted by the company’s qualified internal auditor.
Recertifying Large COR
A Re-certification Audit must be conducted and submitted to the BCCSA for quality assurance review. The audit must achieve a passing mark of 80% overall (minimum) and at least 50% in each element. The Large COR Re-certification Audit must be conducted by a BCCSA qualified external auditor.