COCA communicates on the Construction Lien Act reforms
Read Gary van Bolderen's report - COCA working on behalf of members.
Update on Bill 142 Hearings etc.
If Canada is going to invest heavily in infrastructure, we must ensure we make equally strong investments in training talent that is going to build it.
Tailored for the construction industry, the guide explains the importance of Corporate Social Responsibility and offers practical advice on how to prepare or enhance a CSR strategy.
Product spotlight: revised Construction Health and Safety Manual
IHSA Safety Talk: Stretching exercises
IHSA helps create new online safety tool and app
WSIB releases 2018 rates
Tell me what you really think! An honest reference, even if negative, is not defamatory.
Workplace Offences - Personal Hygiene.
WSIB - Important Changes - complimentary seminar Wednesday, November 29, 2017.
WSIB offers further premium rate reductions in 2018
Falls – ladder safety blitz in Construction sector
Date: October 2, 2017 – November 24, 2017
Falls blitz: The Ministry of Labour will conduct an enforcement blitz targeting fall hazards in workplaces in construction workplaces. From October to November, inspectors will check that employers are taking appropriate action to assess and address fall hazards and to protect workers.
See following report for critical injury and fatality incidences.
Bill 142 Update + more
Updates to Farm Building Code Long Overdue. See page 57 article by Ralph Winfield. CFBA Member - Will Teron of Tacoma Engineers leading the charge.
The legalization of pot will put people’s lives at risk in the workplace, according to the head of the largest association representing industrial, commercial, and institutional contractors in Ontario.
With the legalization of marijuana less than a year away, there are still a lot of unanswered questions about how to deal with cannabis on construction project sites.
Workforce shortages mean that talent must be scouted using a new approach to recruitment. Here are 3 tips to ensure that you get the best people filling the roles.
The Ontario legislature has given Bill 142, the Construction Lien Amendment Act, unanimous second reading approval, sending the bill that would introduce a new prompt payment regime in the province to the committee stage for consideration.
• IHSA Safety Talk: Needlestick and Sharp-object Injuries
• Health and Safety Advisory: Tower Crane Hoist Brakes
• Time for a mid-year review of your health and safety practices
• IHSA supports Whitby Hydro Contractor Safety Day
• Reminder: IHSA Annual General Meeting October 4
• Working at Heights Refresher update
Canada's impending Cannabis Act is going to drastically affect safety at construction sites
All 13 construction Rate Groups will experience reductions next year. See '2018 premium rates & more announced at Annual General Meeting' article (click on 2017 AGM), select 'premium rates', and view page 5 Rate Groups # 704 - # 764 for rate details of specific construction groups
Old-fashioned barn raisings are pretty much gone – today you need a team of experts when building an equipment shed or barn. Read interview with CFBA Vice President - Steven Adema of Tacoma Engineers and CFBA Director - Gary van Bolderen of Dutch Masters
Diaphragm bracing has been key as farm buildings become larger and larger. Read interview with CFBA Vice President - Steven Adema of Tacoma Engineers and CFBA Director - Gary van Bolderen of Dutch Masters
Bill 142 Update, Bill 148 Update, Gosen Appointed OCoT Chair, Gritziotis Appointed New Registrar & CEO of OCoT......