News

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.

Posted:
Nov 27
2014

Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario 2013-14 Annual Report

Issued: October 30, 2014 Content last reviewed: October 2014 by George Gritziotis  / Chief Prevention Officer This annual report highlights accomplishments of the occupational health and safety system since the creation of the Ministry of Labour’s Prevention Office and includes activities from fiscal years 2012-13 and 2013-14. Future annual reports will include measurement of the achievement of […]

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Posted:
Nov 8
2014

Getting Paid: Credit and Collection Strategies

An FMI Training Program for the Ironworking Industry The FMI Getting Paid, Credit & Collection Strategies Course available to RAB XII Contractors was delivered this past October in Edmonton and the sixteen Contractor Representatives that attended were very pleased with the Training. FMI is planning to run the same course for RAB XII Contractors in Toronto. A possible […]

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Posted:
Nov 6
2014

Independent Review Launched – Tony Dean Appointed

The Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, the Honourable Reza Moridi has appointed Tony Dean as Reviewer to conduct an independent technical review that will focus on processes related to determining scopes of practice and trade classification reviews. Mr Dean will consult with stakeholders and receive support from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and universities and the College of Trades, but will function […]

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Posted:
Oct 31
2014

MPP McNaughton Statement Supporting Prompt Payment in Ontario

Monte McNaughton, PC MPP for Lambton – Kent – Middlesex, and PC leadership candidate, delivered the following Member’s Statement in the Ontario Legislature yesterday renewing calls to the government to enact and pass prompt payment legislation. Please watch it when you have a moment and pass it along to anyone you can think of who […]

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Posted:
Oct 31
2014

2-Minute News from the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

Safety Talk: Work-Related Driving IHSA Safety Groups are recruiting! Focus group on small business safety seeks Sudbury-area firms Safety a recurring theme at Provincial Building Trades Conference 2014 Fleet Safety Conference on November 7–9 Mobile devices on worksites: Sample Policy and Safety Talk Safety Talk: Work-Related Driving In Ontario, MVIs are one of the leading causes […]

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Posted:
Oct 17
2014

Alert: Electrical Hazards Associated With Welding Equipment

From the Ontario Ministry of Labour (see original posting here) Issued: October 16, 2014     /    Content last reviewed: October 2014 Disclaimer: This resource has been prepared to help the workplace parties understand some of their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and regulations. It is not legal advice. It is […]

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