To Verify the BSO (Basic Safety Orientation) Certificate

Starting in 2018, when the BSO course is taken online a new BSO Certificate gets created and looks like:

To Verify a BSO Certificate

This process works for BSO online and classroom certificates - see below for samples.
What displays will vary if BSO was taken online or in the classroom; however, both show as "ID Verified" once validated.

  1. go to
  2. enter the Last Name and Certificate ID number
  3. click Search

OSSA Course History to Date

2005 - June 30,2015 July 1, 2015April 2, 2018
 1 hr OSSA Regional Orientation (ORO) classroom course→ was replaced by: OSSA BSO - 4.5 hr classroom course= is complemented with : OSSA BSO - 3 hr online course

In Summary, ORO → BSO classroom = BSO online
NOTE: these certificates have no expiry date


BSO Online Certificate (April 2018)

BSO Classroom Certificate (July 2015)

ORO Replacement Certificate (2006)

ORO Certificate (2006 - June 30, 2015)