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Heat-sensing camera lending program offered
Heat-sensing camera lending program offered

CFBA Member - Food and Farm Care has developed a lending program for farmers to increase awareness of fire safety, potential risks and prevention.

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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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Better Farming - April 2017 edition
Better Farming - April 2017 edition

Mental Health - Managing Stress on the Farm, the Family (Mushroom) Farm, Farmer Re-Builds after Barn Fire, Expanding Waste-Free Agriculture,

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COCA - Government Relations Report March 2017 - Members Only
COCA - Government Relations Report March 2017 - Members Only

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Saskatchewan to tax construction services
Saskatchewan to tax construction services

Industry ‘extremely disappointed’

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Construction in Ontario - March 2017 Edition
Construction in Ontario - March 2017 Edition

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COCA's 2017 Federal Budget Highlights & Analysis
COCA's 2017 Federal Budget Highlights & Analysis

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

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March 2017
March 2017

Results of Falls Blitz, Ministry of Labour Prosecutions,

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Ambassador Bridge transformed Canada-U.S. trade
Ambassador Bridge transformed Canada-U.S. trade

Everyday up to 10,000 trucks use the Ambassador Bridge to cross the Detroit River between Windsor and Detroit.

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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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COCA - Government Relations Report February 2017
COCA - Government Relations Report February 2017

Members Only Edition:
• "There’s A New Sheriff In Town"
• "Battle of the SoCons in Niagara West"
• "Forum Poll Shows Tories and Grits in Dead Heat in TO"
• "FFPA Fined $87,000 for Workplace Violence and Harassment Violations"
• "Recent Appointments"

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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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Better Farming - March 2017 edition
Better Farming - March 2017 edition

Rural Road Safety - A Growing Priority, Dairy Operation Transitions - Family and Technology, Electrical Systems Now More Sophisticated

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New Hard Hat Attachment Senses When Workers Are Fatigued
New Hard Hat Attachment Senses When Workers Are Fatigued

Construction workers work long hours in some pretty rough exterior conditions a lot of the time and there’s no doubt that fatigue is a major factor in job site accidents.

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Preventing Truss Plate Corrosion
Preventing Truss Plate Corrosion

Truss plate corrosion can be an issue in barns - but it doesn’t have to be. The life span of truss plates, hangers, screws and nails in the truss system depends on the materials used, barn design and maintenance. The CFBA partnered with MiTek Canada to deliver the following information to CFBA Members.

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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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2016 Annual Review of the CCA (Canadian Construction Association)
2016 Annual Review of the CCA (Canadian Construction Association)

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COCA - February 2017 Newsletter
COCA - February 2017 Newsletter

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Staffing, retention an ongoing employer challenge in Construction sector
Staffing, retention an ongoing employer challenge in Construction sector

Employers in the construction sector continue to have difficulty with staffing and retention, indicate the findings of a recent Hays Canada report.

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Canadian Contractor: Why ‘Design-Build’ might be the path to your company’s future success
Canadian Contractor: Why ‘Design-Build’ might be the path to your company’s future success

What is today called ‘Design-Build’ in fact goes back centuries. Back then, the term was ‘Master Builder,’ the combination of engineer, architect and contractor. The Master Builder offered a truly integrated service to his client.

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Barn heat sensing tool being developed by CFBA Member - Farm & Food Care Ontario and Hamilton-based engineers
Barn heat sensing tool being developed by CFBA Member - Farm & Food Care Ontario and Hamilton-based engineers

CFBA Member - Farm & Food Care Ontario and Hamilton-based Harvest Robotics are working together to develop a heat sensing tool farmers can install in their barns to help prevent barn fires.

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Leland Industries Expands into New Addition
Leland Industries Expands into New Addition

Leland Industries has added 50,000 square feet to its manufacturing plant and warehouse to meet growing demands for quality metal and post-frame building fasteners.

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