Posts in Category : Important Safety Information

As part of our mandate to showcase and promote the services of our members, to speak on their behalf whenever required, and keep our partners current with related issues, the following is an active archive of press releases and relevant news articles. If our members have articles they believe would be of benefit to a wider audience, please contact us and we'll include it here.

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Jun 3
2019

2-Minute News from the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association – May 2019

IHSA Safety Talk: Impairment in the workplace Product spotlight: Handbook for Construction Traffic Control Persons (B016) IHSA has free safety product downloads WSIB releases Health and Safety Index results IHSA Safety Talk: Impairment in the workplace We often think of impairment as a result of using substances such as alcohol or drugs— whether they are […]

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Jun 1
2019

Ontario Government Announces Review of Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

Dear Clients and Friends, Yesterday, the Government of Ontario announced the appointment of two special advisors to conduct a review of the province’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”).  The WSIB is an independent agency that administers compensation and no-fault insurance for Ontario workplaces.  The review is welcome news to Ontario employers covered by the WSIB and that have long […]

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May 21
2019

Construction Falls Infographics

Good Morning Directors, COOs and Associates, Chief Prevention Officer, Ron Kelusky, has provided the link below to some impactful graphical info about construction falls.  While it is from an American organization and the stats are US, none the less, the Canadian experience is similar.  Falls continue to be the cause of too many fatalities and […]

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May 2
2019

2-Minute News from the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association – April 2019

IHSA Safety Talk: Workplace violence and harassment Product spotlight: Daily Vehicle Inspection Report (RF028) and Daily VIR and Record (RF029) Falls Awareness Week May 6-10 MOL wants your input on its occupational health and safety strategy Day of Mourning – April 28 IHSA Safety Talk: Workplace violence and harassment Workplace violence and harassment can be: […]

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May 2
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | April 29, 2019

See the latest magazine issue here. Ontario Construction News launches daily newspaper for the province’s construction industry This Wednesday (May 1), Ontario Construction News starts publishing on a daily schedule. Each morning at 10 a.m. you’ll find a fresh issue on the ontarioconstructionnews.com website with current news, in-depth features, and leads and opportunities provided by […]

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May 2
2019

Ministry of Labour Health & Safety Consultations – April 18, 2019

Ministry of Labour Consultation: Ontario’s next occupational health and safety strategy We are developing a new occupational health and safety strategy. Share your feedback to help protect workers’ health and safety on the job, while making it easier for businesses to grow and prosper across Ontario. 1. How can the Ministry of Labour and its […]

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May 2
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | April 22, 2019

See the latest magazine issue here. Ontario Construction Report: April issue published The April issues of Ontario Construction Report, GTA Construction Report and Ottawa Construction News have been published. You can view the stories within the publications through links at the respective websites or, if you are receiving the Ontarioconstructionreport.com weekly eletter, clicking at the […]

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May 2
2019

Ontario Ministry of Labour What’s New – April 2019

Ontario Budget: New Ministry of Labour vision statement Ontario strives to be the best jurisdiction in North America to recruit, retain and reward workers for the jobs of today and tomorrow. The Province will create dynamic labour markets and safe workplaces, with fair and competitive labour and employment regulations. Learn the full details about the […]

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Apr 2
2019

The Iron Messenger: An IMPACT Publication, March 2019 Issue

Industrial Info IMPACT provides Industrial Information Resources’ (IIR) PEC reports to partner Local Unions and District Councils. PEC reports identify specific project related data. Learn More Two examples: Morrison Truck Tire Manufacturing Plant Expansion Bellefontaine Grassroot 93.15MW Buckeye Wind Projet Dodge Pipeline IMPACT provides complementary Dodge Pipeline access to all partner contractors and local unions. Learn more […]

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