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?
Canadian employers have been exposed for widespread ignorance of new and long-standing occupational health and safety (OH&S) regulations in a recent survey.
Prompt payment, adjudication and lien reform among 98 recommendations accepted by provincial government, says Bruce Reynolds
HOW 4D MODELING AND SENSING MAY ELIMINATE THE LEADING CAUSES OF INJURY
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.
Mention ultrasound to many people and they’ll think of medical scans ordered by their family doctor.
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.
Industry ‘extremely disappointed’
Results of Falls Blitz, Ministry of Labour Prosecutions,
Everyday up to 10,000 trucks use the Ambassador Bridge to cross the Detroit River between Windsor and Detroit.
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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.
Call for proposals: Occupational Health, Safety and Prevention Innovation Program, Working at heights training deadline approaching, Workplace tragedy: Employer communication and crisis response
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.
Employers in the construction sector continue to have difficulty with staffing and retention, indicate the findings of a recent Hays Canada report.
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.