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IHSA - 2 Minute News - July 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - July 2017

IHSA highlights struck-by hazards - H & S Advisory: Struck-By Incidents and Heavy Equipment - Product spotlight: Emergency Response Poster - IHSA has developed a new training program — Suspended Work Platform System Installers course

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AODA Toolbox June 2017
AODA Toolbox June 2017

Latest bulletin from the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - June 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - June 2017

IHSA Safety Talk: Heat Stress - Health & Safety Advisory: Safe Access to Cooling Towers - Ministry of Labour releases technical guideline for suspended access equipment on construction projects - IHSA members access mental health course

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From the U.S.A. : Safety Helmets Are Replacing Hard Hats on Construction Sites
From the U.S.A. : Safety Helmets Are Replacing Hard Hats on Construction Sites

For 40-plus years the design of construction hard hats hasn’t changed much—a brimmed shell attached to a suspended, adjustable headband, but that’s changing as designs, first used in mountain climbing and other sports helmets, are adapted for construction workers.

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Lunch & Learn Seminar
Lunch & Learn Seminar

CFBA Members were invited to a complimentary Lunch and Learn seminar on Friday April 21st 11:45am – 1:30pm @Tacoma Engineers

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THE CHANGING WORKPLACES REVIEW
THE CHANGING WORKPLACES REVIEW

An Agenda for Workplace Rights - Summary report

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ON Construction health and safety action plan
ON Construction health and safety action plan

Consistent health and safety practices will help strengthen the construction sector in Ontario. Learn more about the Ministry of Labour goals and 16 recommendations in this plan.

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - May 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - May 2017

Suspended access equipment web page provides latest information on recent regulation changes. Ontario releases Construction Health and Safety Action Plan.

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - April 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - April 2017

IHSA Safety Talk: Fire extinguishers, International Noise Awareness Day – April 26, April is Dig Safe Month, Day of Mourning – April 28, Working at heights deadline extension for certain workers

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Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s Employment and Labour Law Update - April 2017
Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s Employment and Labour Law Update - April 2017

A Weighty Issue: Discrimination on the Basis of Physical Size, Workplace Fatality
and the WSIB, May 30th, 2017 - Complimentary Seminar - Managing Planned and Unplanned Workplace Absenteeism

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WSIB - Health & Safety Training / Support
WSIB - Health & Safety Training / Support

The WSIB is offering two complimentary Health and Safety training programs for owners and managers of small businesses. This is a great opportunity to receive instruction and support in designing a program for your business, either with ‘Building Health and Safety Awareness’ or ‘Building Your Health and Safety Program’ options. Further details including dates and locations are available here. Follow this path on the WSIB website: Home / Employers / Health and Safety / Small Business Health and Safety Programs

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AODA - Have you met your 2017 requirements?
AODA - Have you met your 2017 requirements?

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - February 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - February 2017

IHSA Safety Talk: Nail Gun, MOL clarifies definition of a critical injury, IHSA provides free safety downloads, CSA Health and Safety Code for Suspended Equipment Operations currently under review

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Upcoming Seminar - Managing Planned and Unplanned Workplace Absenteeism
Upcoming Seminar - Managing Planned and Unplanned Workplace Absenteeism

Tuesday May 30, 2017, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.

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Ontario Ministry of Labour
Ontario Ministry of Labour

A Guide to the Occupational Health and Safety Act

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Ministry of Labour - What's New - January 2017
Ministry of Labour - What's New - January 2017

Ministry of Labour prosecutions, Blitz results: Mobile cranes and material hoisting.

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - January 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - January 2017

• IHSA Safety Talk: Winter Hazards
• COR™ Internal Auditor Conference: February 28
• New online course supports COR™ efforts
• MOL releases 2016 fatality information
• New radio ads will remind workers about working at heights training deadline
• WSIB campaign targets noise induced hearing loss

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2017 January Report - Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee
2017 January Report - Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee

3 fewer fatalities in 2016 (13 vs 16) than 2015 and 7 fewer criticals (133 vs 140).

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - December 2016
IHSA - 2 Minute News - December 2016

Variable reach lift truck hand signals, MOL releases revised noise guidelines, New videos to assist with working at heights training, 2017 IHSA Safety Training across Ontario

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Study finds COR employers have lower rates of serious injuries than those not in program
Study finds COR employers have lower rates of serious injuries than those not in program

Companies that sign up for a voluntary occupational health and safety audit commonly known as the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program have lower rates of serious injuries leading to time off work

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2016 December Report - Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee
2016 December Report - Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee

Chris Plouffe starts new position as Provincial Coordinator Construction Health and Safety, Ministry of Labour.


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Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s Employment and Labour Law Update for December 2016
Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s Employment and Labour Law Update for December 2016

Feb. 1st 2017 Seminar: Workplace Investigations - How to Comply with the Law and Manage Risk, Definition - Independent Contractor versus Employee, Accommodations for Addiction.

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - November 2016
IHSA - 2 Minute News - November 2016

Product spotlight: Concrete Finishers Health and Safety Manual.
IHSA addresses changes to suspended access equipment regulations with new training programs.

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Emergency Response - planning overview
Emergency Response - planning overview

Ontario’s Construction Projects regulation requires the Builder/Contractor to establish emergency response procedures for every project and ensure they are followed. Be prepared.

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Safety Talk: Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer
Safety Talk: Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer

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