Latest bulletin from the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario
Chair Elizabeth Witmer Reappointed, WSIB 2016 Annual Report Release, By the Numbers - 2016 Statistical Report now available, WSIB launches the new Health and Safety Index
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
Employment and Labour Lawyers comment on recent Government Act and proposed amendments
Suspended access equipment on construction projects - Consultations on trade classification review regulations - Positions available on the Ontario College of Trades’ governing boards - Supervisor awareness and accountability blitz - Protecting outdoor workers - thinkmentalhealth.ca a one-stop shop for workplace mental health - Safe and fair workplaces 2017: Small business outreach initiative
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.
CFBA Members were invited to a complimentary Lunch and Learn seminar on Friday April 21st 11:45am – 1:30pm @Tacoma Engineers
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.
An Agenda for Workplace Rights - Summary report
The Changing Workplaces Review Final Report and Summary Release. Keeping workers safe on construction sites. Protecting new and young workers on the job. New tool measures workplace health and safety.
Suspended access equipment web page provides latest information on recent regulation changes. Ontario releases Construction Health and Safety Action Plan.
WSIB Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards will recognize outstanding achievement in establishing health and safety programs in businesses with fewer than 50 employees. Win $2000. - $5000.!
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
Canadian employers have been exposed for widespread ignorance of new and long-standing occupational health and safety (OH&S) regulations in a recent survey.
HOW 4D MODELING AND SENSING MAY ELIMINATE THE LEADING CAUSES OF INJURY
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
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.
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
Results of Falls Blitz, Ministry of Labour Prosecutions,
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