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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Mar 26
2020

Ontario Government is Enabling $1.9 Billion in Relief for Employers

The Ontario Government is enabling $1.9 billion in relief for employers to reduce the financial strain on business brought on by COVID-19. The measure, which will run through the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), will see premium payments deferred for six months for all businesses in the province. The complete News Release is below. […]

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Mar 26
2020

The Federal Government introduced the Emergency Response Benefit to help workers and businesses.

To support workers and help businesses keep their employees, the government has proposed legislation to establish the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). This taxable benefit would provide $2,000 a month for up to four months for workers who lose their income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CERB would be a simpler and […]

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Posted:
Mar 18
2020

COCA Letter Pandemic Response In the Construction Industry

COCA Letter Pandemic Response In the Construction Industry Dear Ministers: Re: Pandemic Response In the Construction Industry The Council of Ontario Construction Associations (“COCA”) is a federation of 29 construction associations representing approximately 10,000 general and trade contractors that perform work in the industrial, commercial, institutional (ICI) and heavy civil construction sector in all regions […]

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Posted:
Dec 11
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction News – November 25, 2019

11/25/2019 Your weekly Ontario Construction News eletter: See today’s newspaper here CoR and other safety management program participants to receive $140 million in provincial government awards Ontario Construction News staff writer Participants in the Certificate of Recognition (CoR) and other qualifying safety management programs will receive an estimated $140 million in rewards for excellence in […]

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Posted:
Oct 2
2019

The Iron Messenger: An IMPACT Publication – September 2019

Project Highlights Industrial Info Dodge Pipeline Spotlight on Safety, Training and Leadership News and Resources For Contractors News and Resources For Ironworkers IMPACT and Iron Workers In The News Upcoming Events Industrial Info IMPACT provides Industrial Information Resources’ (IIR) PEC reports to partner Local Unions and District Councils. PEC reports identify specific project related data. […]

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Posted:
Sep 11
2019

2019 September MOL Report

From the Ministry of Labour Construction Health and Safety Program Report for the Labour-Management Network, September 2019 Reporting Month Statistics Reporting Month Fatalities Critical Injuries Total June 1-30, 2019 2 31 33 June 1-30, 2018 3 22 25 Reporting Month Fatalities Critical Injuries Total July 1-31, 2019 0 22 22 July 1-31, 2018 3 32 […]

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Posted:
Sep 4
2019
Honeywell Industrial Safety

Honeywell Miller SRL Safety Notice / MANDATORY STOP USE NOTICE

Miller MightEvac, MightyLite Self-Retracting Lifeline End-Users Honeywell Industrial Safety August 23, 2019 MANDATORY STOP USE NOTICE (Immediate Stop Use Required) MANDATORY STOP USE NOTICE (Immediate Stop Use Required)    Please read, review and follow the instructions in this notice carefully. WARNING! All recipients of this mandatory stop use notice must read, understand and follow all […]

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Posted:
Jul 29
2019

Stop Use & Recall Notice 3M™ DBI-SALA(R) Nano-Lok™ edge Twin-Leg Self Retracting Lifelines

Stop Use & Recall Notice IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED 3M™ DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™ edge Twin-Leg Self Retracting Lifeline July 25th, 2019 Dear 3M Fall Protection Distributor: 3M Fall Protection announces an immediate stop use and product recall of the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™edge and Wrap Back Twin-Leg Self Retracting Lifelines. The twin-leg Nano-Lokedge is part of a personal […]

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Posted:
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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