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Occupational Health Safety Management Systems: The Key to Accident Prevention
Occupational Health Safety Management Systems: The Key to Accident Prevention

What is an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) ?

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

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Sherrard Kuzz - Bill 148 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 Executive Summary
Sherrard Kuzz - Bill 148 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 Executive Summary

Employment and Labour Lawyers comment on recent Government Act and proposed amendments

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - June 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - June 2017

IHSA Safety Talk: Heat Stress - Health & Safety Advisory: Safe Access to Cooling Towers - Ministry of Labour releases technical guideline for suspended access equipment on construction projects - IHSA members access mental health course

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WSIB Newsletter - Summer 2017
WSIB Newsletter - Summer 2017

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

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Ontario Farmers to gauge potential hail damage using new tool
Ontario Farmers to gauge potential hail damage using new tool

The software, known as CATRADER, compiles nearly 10,000 simulations of potential annual hail activity.

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Better Farming - June/July 2017
Better Farming - June/July 2017

CFBA Awards 2016 on page 78. Will Teron of Tacoma Engineers speaks to Better Farming on page 6 - see ‘Code Updates on the Horizon – Changes to the National Farm Building Code are long overdue in the minds of engineers in the industry’.

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Better Farming - May 2017
Better Farming - May 2017

CFBA Awards 2016 on pages 46 - 48.

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Ontario Expanding Agriculture Opportunities in the North
Ontario Expanding Agriculture Opportunities in the North

Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Jeff Leal met with Indigenous partners, local municipalities, livestock organizations and industry in Timmins to discuss the Northern Livestock Pilot project and kick off consultations with stakeholders and communities on supporting viable agriculture in the North.

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - May 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - May 2017

Suspended access equipment web page provides latest information on recent regulation changes. Ontario releases Construction Health and Safety Action Plan.

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“Fitbits” For Cows: The Latest in Precision Dairy Cattle Technology
“Fitbits” For Cows: The Latest in Precision Dairy Cattle Technology

New wearable technologies for dairy cows monitor individual animal activity to improve farm management and performance.

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Measuring Rural Community Vitality
Measuring Rural Community Vitality

Fact-Finder's Guide to Local and Regional Data

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - April 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - April 2017

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

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Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s Employment and Labour Law Update - April 2017
Sherrard Kuzz LLP’s Employment and Labour Law Update - April 2017

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

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Heat-sensing camera lending program offered
Heat-sensing camera lending program offered

CFBA Member - Food and Farm Care has developed a lending program for farmers to increase awareness of fire safety, potential risks and prevention.

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Better Farming - April 2017 edition
Better Farming - April 2017 edition

Mental Health - Managing Stress on the Farm, the Family (Mushroom) Farm, Farmer Re-Builds after Barn Fire, Expanding Waste-Free Agriculture,

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - February 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - February 2017

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

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Better Farming - March 2017 edition
Better Farming - March 2017 edition

Rural Road Safety - A Growing Priority, Dairy Operation Transitions - Family and Technology, Electrical Systems Now More Sophisticated

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Preventing Truss Plate Corrosion
Preventing Truss Plate Corrosion

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.

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Vertical farms take growing indoors. No sunlight, no soil, no problem.
Vertical farms take growing indoors. No sunlight, no soil, no problem.

"This is fully controlled agriculture and allows us to understand plant biology in ways that, as humans, we've never achieved," said AeroFarms CEO and co-founder David Rosenberg, standing in front of rows of kale, arugula, lettuce and other leafy greens.

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Toronto Star Features the Economics of Local Food in Ontario
Toronto Star Features the Economics of Local Food in Ontario

Ontario's agri-food sector generates $63 billion in sales to consumers each year, and employs 767,000 people.

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Ministry of Labour - What's New - January 2017
Ministry of Labour - What's New - January 2017

Ministry of Labour prosecutions, Blitz results: Mobile cranes and material hoisting.

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Prevent Farm Fires
Prevent Farm Fires

Faulty electrical systems cause approximately 40 per cent of farm building fires with a determined cause, making it one of the leading known causes of farm fires.

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IHSA - 2 Minute News - January 2017
IHSA - 2 Minute News - January 2017

• IHSA Safety Talk: Winter Hazards
• COR™ Internal Auditor Conference: February 28
• New online course supports COR™ efforts
• MOL releases 2016 fatality information
• New radio ads will remind workers about working at heights training deadline
• WSIB campaign targets noise induced hearing loss

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Better Farming - February 2017 edition
Better Farming - February 2017 edition

Poultry Production, Planning Crop Rotations, Satellite Imagery, & Maintenance for Hydraulic Systems.

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