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.
Many everyday products, such as cars, cans and washing machines, are made of steel. Once these products reach the end of their useful lives, the steel is recycled. Recycling reduces the consumption of raw materials and energy and is therefore good for the environment.
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.
3 fewer fatalities in 2016 (13 vs 16) than 2015 and 7 fewer criticals (133 vs 140).
Fast, Reliable Internet - Are Ontario Farms Still Lagging Behind? Trail Access Worries - Snowmobile Season. Tractor Maintenance - A Family Affair.
100km Foods Inc. is a Toronto based local food-distribution company founded in 2008 that sells, markets and distributes products from 80 small and medium sized Ontario farms to 300 Ontario restaurants, hotels, independent retailers and institutions.
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
Raising awareness of noise-induced hearing loss + Chair Touring + Technical Rate Sessions
CCA - National Voice - A Quarterly Review for the Canadian Construction Association
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
Three of four construction employers are concerned about the availability of skilled labour, reports the annual Hays Canada Salary Guide
Feb. 1st 2017 Seminar: Workplace Investigations - How to Comply with the Law and Manage Risk, Definition - Independent Contractor versus Employee, Accommodations for Addiction.
Chris Plouffe starts new position as Provincial Coordinator Construction Health and Safety, Ministry of Labour.
You need to be seen if you want to be safe.
Make 2017 the year to conquer your marketing fears. RIGHT NOW is perhaps the best time in memory for farm businesses to grow awareness, sales, and market share. Set a fair budget, identify your target audience, and then deliver a compelling, consistent brand promise to decision-makers and influencers.
Ontario’s Construction Projects regulation requires the Builder/Contractor to establish emergency response procedures for every project and ensure they are followed. Be prepared.
What are the main hazards that Ministry of Labour inspectors see on work sites?
Product spotlight: Concrete Finishers Health and Safety Manual.
IHSA addresses changes to suspended access equipment regulations with new training programs.
MEMBERS ONLY EDITION:
• COCA Makes Another Submission on Construction Lien Act Reform
• Compulsory Trades Oppose Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act
• WSIB Board Approves Rate Framework and Non-Exempt Construction EO
• Schedule 16 Stirs Up Opposition
Updated Minimum Distance Separation Software,
Nominations open for Ontario's Outstanding Young Farmer,
Agriculture Leadership Certificate Program - Open for Registration
Current & up and coming Construction Health and Safety Blitz's include - Province-wide: Electrical Hazards, and Regional - Central East: Toilets / Wash up Facilities. New safety requirements related to the operation of suspended access equipment (SAE) will come into force on January 1, 2017.