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Barn Fire Prevention
Barn Fire Prevention

Main causes of barn fires. What can you do? New technologies. Resources.

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Farmers Invest In Technology To Improve Profits
Farmers Invest In Technology To Improve Profits

With low commodity prices farmers are investing in technology that can help them increase yields, but save on crop input costs.

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The Life Cycle of Steel
The Life Cycle of Steel

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.

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

3 fewer fatalities in 2016 (13 vs 16) than 2015 and 7 fewer criticals (133 vs 140).

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Better Farming - January 2017 edition
Better Farming - January 2017 edition

Fast, Reliable Internet - Are Ontario Farms Still Lagging Behind? Trail Access Worries - Snowmobile Season. Tractor Maintenance - A Family Affair.

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100km Foods Inc. Is Delivering More Than Local Food: Honored for Overall Positive Community Impact
100km Foods Inc. Is Delivering More Than Local Food: Honored for Overall Positive Community Impact

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.

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - December 2016
IHSA - 2 Minute News - December 2016

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

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Study finds COR employers have lower rates of serious injuries than those not in program
Study finds COR employers have lower rates of serious injuries than those not in program

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

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Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s Employment and Labour Law Update for December 2016
Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s Employment and Labour Law Update for December 2016

Feb. 1st 2017 Seminar: Workplace Investigations - How to Comply with the Law and Manage Risk, Definition - Independent Contractor versus Employee, Accommodations for Addiction.

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2016 December Report - Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee
2016 December Report - Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee

Chris Plouffe starts new position as Provincial Coordinator Construction Health and Safety, Ministry of Labour.


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Emergency Response - planning overview
Emergency Response - planning overview

Ontario’s Construction Projects regulation requires the Builder/Contractor to establish emergency response procedures for every project and ensure they are followed. Be prepared.

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - November 2016
IHSA - 2 Minute News - November 2016

Product spotlight: Concrete Finishers Health and Safety Manual.
IHSA addresses changes to suspended access equipment regulations with new training programs.

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Safety Talk: Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer
Safety Talk: Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer

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High-visibility clothing on Construction Sites
High-visibility clothing on Construction Sites

You need to be seen if you want to be safe.

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Better Farming - December 2016 edition
Better Farming - December 2016 edition

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.

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Top 10 Construction Hazards
Top 10 Construction Hazards

What are the main hazards that Ministry of Labour inspectors see on work sites?

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OMAFRA Connects November 2016
OMAFRA Connects November 2016

Updated Minimum Distance Separation Software,
Nominations open for Ontario's Outstanding Young Farmer,
Agriculture Leadership Certificate Program - Open for Registration

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Ministry of Labour - What's New - November 2016
Ministry of Labour - What's New - November 2016

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.

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OMAFRA Connects October 2016
OMAFRA Connects October 2016

2016-17 Excellence Award for Agricultural Students is now Open!
Are You Waste Wise?
Tax Credit for Farmers who Donate Food....
Have YOU thought about planting a windbreak?

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Equine Guelph - Barn Fire Prevention Tool
Equine Guelph - Barn Fire Prevention Tool

Equine Guelph has launched the new Barn Fire Prevention online tool as a resource for horse owners. Responding to the high incidence of barn fires in Ontario last winter, Equine Guelph has developed a tool that is easy to use and provides horse owners with interactive assessments for their individual facilities.

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Better Farming - November 2016 edition
Better Farming - November 2016 edition

Ontario's Agri-Food Sector confronts its skilled labour shortage - opportunities for educated employees abound, but are enough qualified people available?

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Swarm Intelligence - Advancements In Precision Agriculture
Swarm Intelligence - Advancements In Precision Agriculture

Advancements in precision agriculture suggest that in the coming future, drones will help farmers to map weeds in their field, and improve crop yields.

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Ministry of Labour - What's New - October 2016
Ministry of Labour - What's New - October 2016

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Better Farming - October 2016 edition
Better Farming - October 2016 edition

How many pickup trucks does a farmer really need? Better Farming caught up with several Ontario farmers to discuss the role of the pickup truck in their lives and farming operations. Other topics in this issue include generational transitioning on the farm, soil testing, fertilizer prices, pre-harvest inspection, and radial tires.

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2016 October Report - Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee
2016 October Report - Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee

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