Alberta Council of Disability Services

Community Services Staff Safety Initiative (CSSSI)


The Community Services Staff Safety Initiative (CSSSI) has launched a set of resources to support community service providers in their workplaces. The resources are available to ACDS members. See below for details.

CSSSI, a partnership between ACDS, ALIGN, AASP, and the Government of Alberta ministries of Children's Services and Community and Social Services, was launched in September 2019 to increase safety and reduce harassment and violence in the community services sector, including disability services.

Visit the AASP website to learn more about available courses

For more information about CSSSI, read the communique from the ACDS, ALIGN, AASP and the GoA. For questions related to training, contact, Ray Gaetz (403-589-7349) or Carol Ross at (403-223-9008) at AASP.


AASP will be releasing a series of infographs to help keep your organization safe, and to help your Health and Safety Committee operate effectiely. Click the links below to download the infographs:                            

Fitness for work

Know the signs of fatigue                                                   

Leadership's role in safety  

Know your rights                                                               

Your role in health and safety                          

Manage your workplace hazards                                     

Domestic Violence - A workplace concern

Do you know the JHSC/HSR Requirements?               

Do you know how to conduct an JHSC Meeting?

Is your Health & Safety Committee Effective?           

Internal Responsibility System - Checklist

Navigating OHS in your Workplace