Qualified Safety Representative (QSR™) Designation

The Qualified Safety Representative (QSR™) is an accredited designation, developed by the Alberta Association for Safety Partnerships (AASP), to provide individuals with a development path if they choose to pursue a career as an OHS professional and safety leader within their current employment.

Individuals who achieve a Qualified Safety Representative (QSR™) designation will have completed the nine compulsory modules, one elective, written an overall comprehensive exam and passed with a minimum of 70%. In doing so, the QSR™ will have a complete understanding of safety responsibilities, expectations, and will be capable in assisting their employer in the management of an effective safety system.

The University of Alberta’s Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) Certificate Program is pleased to honour student who possess the Qualified Safety Representative (QSR™) professional designation. Candidates who receive their QSR Certification will receive a maximum exemption of 21 hours towards the “Enrichment Seminar” requirement of the OH&S Certificate Program.

Students meeting the admission requirements into the OH&S Certificate program can apply for exemption credit by completing the Application for Exemption form that can be found at: www.extension.ualberta.ca/ohs

Please contact the University of Alberta for further information at 1.800.808.4784 or by e-mail at ohs@ualberta.ca