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

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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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Construction Corner: E-gloves aim to protect workers from vibrations
Construction Corner: E-gloves aim to protect workers from vibrations

It seems as though we're going to have e-gloves made from smart fabrics. Every once in a while, a proposal comes along that leads one to wonder: Why? What’s the need?

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

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New Ontario Construction Act takes shape as 98 of 101 recommendations to be implemented
New Ontario Construction Act takes shape as 98 of 101 recommendations to be implemented

Prompt payment, adjudication and lien reform among 98 recommendations accepted by provincial government, says Bruce Reynolds

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COCA - April 2017 Newsletter
COCA - April 2017 Newsletter

Reynolds-Vogel Report Update, Accreditation Update, WSIB Rate Framework Modernization, WSIB Overhauls Dreaded Workwell Program, 2017/18 Ministry of Labour Construction Workplace Blitzes, 2017 Day of Mourning, Positions on Ontario College of Trades Appointments Council and Classification Roster.

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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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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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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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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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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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