Our Team Is Comprised Of Industry Leaders And Influencers.
"Promoting that individuals have the appropriate job training and
How we started?
The construction industry was to
implementation of a portable 'skills card' system, where the worker would share their
training skill sets when onboarded with a new employer and be able to take them to the next
employer when looking for further work. However, the major feasibility study finding at
the time was that the available technology was too expensive to implement.
While workXid has met the initial 'skills
card' scope, we continue to expand our workforce identity service environment
with more features that will help numerous industry sectors and employers. workXid not only
shows employers that you possess the necessary qualifications and knowledge. Many employers
have taken advantage of our workXid features for site access control, to record training, monitor
attendance and establish private employee communication channels.
Get this complimentary copy of the Skills Data
Card Feasibility Study.
This study was undertaken by a group of interested
individuals and organizations within the Canadian construction sector. It was a
national project supported by Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) and the
Construction Industry. The study offers a comprehensive insight into the scope,
needs, merits and benefits of adopting a national Skills Data Card.
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The main reason for introducing a
skills card was to
improve the health and safety aspects of workers. The skills card concept is nothing new. In
the late 1990s, the Canadian construction industry sought a solution to address the log jam
produced by processing workers. As a result, a skills card committee comprised of
construction industry leaders/influencers with equal representation of labour and management
That committee was tasked to find new
technologies that would reduce time and money when onboarding workers to a job
site while maintaining the mandate of compliance and due diligence. The committee invested
over two years and completed a feasibility study. The study outlined the key technologies
and directions for developing a 'skills card' program.
Available technology was too expensive to implement … We've fixed that … workXid has built an innovative, cost effective, cloud-based, portable
credentialing system for construction and other industries
To provide world-class workforce skills certification scheme that adheres to individual
The workXid skills certification scheme provides vetted proof that individuals have the
appropriate training and qualifications for the job they do. By ensuring the
workforce are appropriately qualified the workXid cardholder plays their part in improving
industry standards and safety.
By ensuring the workforce is appropriately qualified, workXid plays its part in improving
standards and safety within the participating sector organizations and national standards
To provide organizations with greater collaboration, improved visibility and sharing of
industry practices, including verification of individuals' identity, training and
Our Amazing Team
Gratitude, appreciation and admiration for our team
30+ years of Construction Safety
experience. Contributed to that national industry 'skills card' committee. Building on that
industry insight, workXid has stayed true to the committee's portable 'skills card'
vision and built a cost-effective solution.
30+ years of Information Technology and Product Development
experience. Also contributed to that national industry 'skills card' committee
providing a technical security/privacy audit of the original portable 'skills card'
30+ years of industry safety experience.
InUnison Co-Founder. Extensive knowledge and experience with Health and Safety
Management Systems, Risk Management, Planned Maintenance and Reliability. Significant
experience with software and service companies in B2B markets.
17+ years of IT Industry development
experience. STARTWITH BASICX PVT LTD Founder and CTO. Extensive knowledge and experience
with ERP and CRM SaaS applications. Providing business solutions to various business
30+ years of Construction sector experience.
Extensive network and knowledge in advancing long-term infrastructure, regulatory reform
and government procurement. Andy is a proponent of workplace credentialing, where the
trades control their information. He actively sits on the Urban Robotics Foundation and
AECO Innovation Lab boards.
30+ years of industry safety experience.
Cobalt Safety Consulting Inc. founder and former Occupational Health and Safety
Inspector. Extensive safety practice knowledge in due diligence and H&S compliance.
Active Director on the World Safety Organization of Canada board.
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