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Ontario Erectors Association

OCoT Ramping Up Construction Inspections

Good Morning,
According to a news release dated April 10th, the Ontario College of Trades is ramping up its compliance and enforcement activities in the construction sector.  The release states that these efforts:
·         Will apply the College’s new compliance and enforcement policy
·         will be strategically targeted and risk-based
·         will be conducted by officers who have received enhanced training, some dedicated to the construction industry
·         will use information from other regulators to identify/target high  risk workplaces for inspections
·         will ensure that the various types of construction work are being performed by appropriately qualified and certified skilled trades professionals
·         will be an opportunity for the College enforcement officers to educate construction employers with their obligations under the College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act
Contractors should be ready for a visit from an OCoT inspector.
Have a great day.
Cheers !!!
Ian Cunningham