What is Certificate of Recognition (COR)?

COR is a best practice that recognizes an employer’s commitment to health and safety. MSA in collaboration with other industry partners formed the Joint Industry Committee (JIC) and developed a framework of standards to promote a systematic approach to safety management.

Effective health and safety systems include eight elements:

COR Elements

  • Management Leadership
  • Hazard Identification / Analysis
  • Hazard Control
  • Inspections
  • Communications
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Investigations
  • Return to Work

Benefits / Value of Certification

  • Employee Safety
  • Decreased Injury Costs
  • Improved Quality of Health & Safety
  • Due Diligence
  • Improved Employee Retention
  • Industry Recognition

COR Certification Process

COR Certified Companies