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Demonstrating the Benefits of a Carbon Neutral Farm in Rural Ontario
Demonstrating the Benefits of a Carbon Neutral Farm in Rural Ontario

Industry stakeholders gathered to celebrate North America’s 1st installation of a small, factory built farm-scale anaerobic digester to generate renewable electricity from dairy cattle manure.

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More on Benefits of Carbon Neutral Farming in Rural Ontario
More on Benefits of Carbon Neutral Farming in Rural Ontario

On March 15, 2018, more than 45 diverse stakeholders, including dairy farmers, industry associations, government agencies, and local community groups, attended an Open House at Harcolm Farms in Beachville, Ontario

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Industry Perspectives: WSIB – Top 5 questions answered
Industry Perspectives: WSIB – Top 5 questions answered

Each day, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) receives hundreds of questions from Ontario businesses. Here are some of the most common questions (& answers).

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2-Minute News - May 2018
2-Minute News - May 2018

• IHSA Safety Talk: Traffic control—Public roads 1
• E-learning course for Health and Safety Representatives
• Product spotlight: Fall Protection on Sloped Roofs (IHSA053)
• MOL blitz schedule now available

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Better Farming - June / July 2018
Better Farming - June / July 2018

View CFBA Annual Award Winners on Pages 54 - 57 !

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CFBA Awards story carried by Ontario Farmer magazine - Page 1 of 2
CFBA Awards story carried by Ontario Farmer magazine - Page 1 of 2

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CFBA Awards story carried by Ontario Farmer magazine - Page 2 of 2
CFBA Awards story carried by Ontario Farmer magazine - Page 2 of 2

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Bill 148 Regulations - What you should know!
Bill 148 Regulations - What you should know!

Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, introduces significant amendments to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) and Labour Relations Act (“LRA”), and limited amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The following briefing note summarizes the most significant regulations.

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WSIB Newsletter - Winter 2017
WSIB Newsletter - Winter 2017

-New Chronic Mental Stress Policy Now Available
-Increasing Fairness with the 2018 Indexation Factor
-Four Technical Rate Sessions Held to Help Employers
-WSIB Ontario to transform how premium rates are set
-Introducing COMPASS a new online health and safety tool
-What to expect at an oral hearing
-Encouraging Student Job Safety with 2018 Video Contest
-2018 Small Business Health & Safety Leadership Awards nomination call just around the corner
-Call for 2018 research grants applications

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OMAFRA provides data on Ontario Ag and Food
OMAFRA provides data on Ontario Ag and Food

Please see the following for agriculture and food statistics for the province of Ontario

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - December 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - December 2017

. IHSA Safety Talk: Work-related driving
. Accreditation standard comment deadline extended
. Join your local Fleet Safety Council chapter
. CSA Group releases health and safety code for suspended equipment operations

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Better Farming - December 2017
Better Farming - December 2017

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Briefing Note - Bill 148 from Sherrard Kuzz LLP
Briefing Note - Bill 148 from Sherrard Kuzz LLP

Bill 148 Undergoes Significant Amendment - What Does It Mean for Employers?

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2-Minute News - November 2017
2-Minute News - November 2017

IHSA Safety Talk: Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer
WSIB launches online safety tool
IHSA Safety Groups are recruiting
IHSA creates online e-learning presentations on hearing safety
Call for participants to join two IHSA working groups

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Bill 142 - Letter To COCA Members
Bill 142 - Letter To COCA Members

Read Gary van Bolderen's report - COCA working on behalf of members.

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - October 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - October 2017

Product spotlight: revised Construction Health and Safety Manual
IHSA Safety Talk: Stretching exercises
IHSA helps create new online safety tool and app
WSIB releases 2018 rates

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Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s Employment and Labour Law Update for October 2017
Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s Employment and Labour Law Update for October 2017

Tell me what you really think! An honest reference, even if negative, is not defamatory.
Workplace Offences - Personal Hygiene.
WSIB - Important Changes - complimentary seminar Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

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WSIB Newsletter - Fall 2017
WSIB Newsletter - Fall 2017

WSIB offers further premium rate reductions in 2018

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Better Farming - November 2017
Better Farming - November 2017

Updates to Farm Building Code Long Overdue. See page 57 article by Ralph Winfield. CFBA Member - Will Teron of Tacoma Engineers leading the charge.

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Better Farming - October 2017
Better Farming - October 2017

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2-Minute News - September 2017
2-Minute News - September 2017

• IHSA Safety Talk: Needlestick and Sharp-object Injuries
• Health and Safety Advisory: Tower Crane Hoist Brakes
• Time for a mid-year review of your health and safety practices
• IHSA supports Whitby Hydro Contractor Safety Day
• Reminder: IHSA Annual General Meeting October 4
• Working at Heights Refresher update

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Farm buildings getting bigger, but also stronger
Farm buildings getting bigger, but also stronger

Diaphragm bracing has been key as farm buildings become larger and larger. Read interview with CFBA Vice President - Steven Adema of Tacoma Engineers and CFBA Director - Gary van Bolderen of Dutch Masters

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Farm buildings are complex and costly, but built to last
Farm buildings are complex and costly, but built to last

Old-fashioned barn raisings are pretty much gone – today you need a team of experts when building an equipment shed or barn. Read interview with CFBA Vice President - Steven Adema of Tacoma Engineers and CFBA Director - Gary van Bolderen of Dutch Masters

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Better Farming - September 2017
Better Farming - September 2017

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - August 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - August 2017

IHSA Safety Talk: Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer
IHSA announces new Suspended Work Platform System Installers course

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