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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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Constructors need health and safety wake-up call: survey
Constructors need health and safety wake-up call: survey

Canadian employers have been exposed for widespread ignorance of new and long-standing occupational health and safety (OH&S) regulations in a recent survey.

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The Automated Future Of Construction Safety
The Automated Future Of Construction Safety

HOW 4D MODELING AND SENSING MAY ELIMINATE THE LEADING CAUSES OF INJURY

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

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Working at Heights - Training Date Extended
Working at Heights - Training Date Extended

In accordance with the Ministry of Labour's 'Working At Heights' training standard, workers who had been trained in fall protection under the old requirements had until April 1, 2017 to be re-trained on the new standard by an approved training provider.

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March 2017
March 2017

Results of Falls Blitz, Ministry of Labour Prosecutions,

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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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Canadian Farm Builders Association - Highlights of 2016
Canadian Farm Builders Association - Highlights of 2016

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

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

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

Call for proposals: Occupational Health, Safety and Prevention Innovation Program, Working at heights training deadline approaching, Workplace tragedy: Employer communication and crisis response

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

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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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Alberta’s construction industry is opening up about mental health
Alberta’s construction industry is opening up about mental health

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Commuting Time of Employee Using Company Vehicle
Commuting Time of Employee Using Company Vehicle

The OLRB (Ontario Labour Relations Board) considered a recent case of an employee who took a company vehicle home, and whether their travel time to and from work is considered work time, and thus payable. Based on the facts of the case before the OLRB, the Board concluded that the time spent by the technicians travelling from home to their first job site and from the last job site to home was commuting time and not "work" for which the technician was required to be paid.

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Using a drone? Read up on Transport Canada’s new reporting tool and safety initiatives
Using a drone? Read up on Transport Canada’s new reporting tool and safety initiatives

Canadians expect to feel safe on the ground and in the sky, which is why Transport Canada is moving forward with a number of safety initiatives for drones.

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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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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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