Qualified Safety Representative

The Qualified Safety Representative (QSR)™ is a designation developed by Alberta Association for Safety Partnerships to provide OHS professionals or persons wanting to be leaders in OHS a career development path. AASP has designed this designation to provide basic health and safety training as the first step in the ladder of learning.

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, individuals 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.

Individuals acquiring this level of training have a deeper knowledge base of safety systems which can add significant value to the effective management of their employers Health & Safety program and makes them more marketable.

In partnership with www.SafetyVantage.com, the QSR is also offered in an online learning format. For Modules currently available online please click here.


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

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

Required Courses

Elective Courses (must choose 1)

Please phone or email for more information.