The employer contacts the certifying partner for its industry to register in the COR program.
Once registered, the certifying partner will provide the program details and information that is needed to qualify for COR.
The employer then develops or modifies its occupational health and safety management system so it aligns with COR program standards, with the guidance of the certifying partner.
A qualified auditor performs an audit of the organization's health and safety management system.
The certifying partner conducts a quality assurance review of the audit report.
If the employer passes the audit and the certifying partner determines the audit to have met the requirements, then WorkSafeBC or Alberta OHS initiates the process of issuing a certificate.
The certifying partner awards the employer with a certificate of recognition