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Develop your COVID-19 workplace safety plan
Develop your COVID-19 workplace safety plan

This guide is for employers. Whether you are currently operating or planning for your workers to return to work, the guide will help you develop a plan to work safely. It will help prepare you to put controls into place to make the workplace safer for everyone.

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What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter OCTOBER 2020
What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter OCTOBER 2020

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Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)
Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)

The Government of Canada is offering the CRSB to provide income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they're sick or need to self-isolate due to COVID-19

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Better Farming October 2020
Better Farming October 2020

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2 Minute News SEPTEMBER 2020
2 Minute News SEPTEMBER 2020

IHSA Safety Talk: Working at heights—Site-specific training
IHSA supports Falls Awareness week September 14-18
Virtual Annual General Meeting set for October 7
IHSA is launching Road Safety Solutions campaign to prevent motor vehicle incidents in the trucking sector
Checking the safety record of a business
Applications for the WSIB 2020 Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards now open

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What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter SEPTEMBER 2020
What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter SEPTEMBER 2020

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Better Farming interviews CFBA regarding Farm Construction Contracts
Better Farming interviews CFBA regarding Farm Construction Contracts

Farmers can take steps to reduce liabilities when hiring companies to complete building projects

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How to prepare your business for a potential second wave
How to prepare your business for a potential second wave

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WSIB@Work Summer 2020 newsletter
WSIB@Work Summer 2020 newsletter

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Better Farming SEPTEMBER 2020
Better Farming SEPTEMBER 2020

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NATIONAL BUILDING CODE - FARM BUILDINGS - CFBA PARTICIPATION in the PROPOSED UPDATE
NATIONAL BUILDING CODE - FARM BUILDINGS - CFBA PARTICIPATION in the PROPOSED UPDATE

A historical overview of the CFBA’s involvement with and review of the proposed National Building Code updates with respect to farm buildings in Canada

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COVID-19 - Information for the agriculture and agri-food industry
COVID-19 - Information for the agriculture and agri-food industry

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is taking action to address the challenges posed by COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). This contains information for those in the agriculture industry (producers, processors, and agri-food businesses).

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Agriculture and agri-food industry safety during COVID-19
Agriculture and agri-food industry safety during COVID-19

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is working closely with stakeholders and other partners to ensure the safety of Ontario's food supply.

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Infection control 101 for businesses
Infection control 101 for businesses

As provinces across Canada have started to reopen the economy, infection control has become a priority for all businesses. To help you better understand COVID-19 exposures and work site infection control best practices, experts in occupational health and safety are providing you with free access to a risk management training program designed to help you understand the risks and how you can create a plan to control infection exposures.

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2 Minute News July 2020
2 Minute News July 2020

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Better Farming August 2020
Better Farming August 2020

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What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter JULY 2020
What's New - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development newsletter JULY 2020

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WSIB's Health and Safety Excellence Program
WSIB's Health and Safety Excellence Program

The WSIB's Health and Safety Excellence Program (HSEP) is well positioned to help you adapt to the new health and safety reality and stop the spread of COVID19, supporting safety in the construction industry

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2 Minute News June 2020 #2
2 Minute News June 2020 #2

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Insurance companies want a say in barn design
Insurance companies want a say in barn design

In the face of more barn fires and higher losses, insurance companies want a role in how new barns are designed. (published in Ontario Farmer)

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Gym on the Farm
Gym on the Farm

Even before COVID-19 forced governments to shut down various local businesses to prevent the disease from spreading, Stuart Chutter found it difficult to visit a gym on a regular basis to get the workout he wanted.

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Work Reduction or Temporary Layoff  During “COVID-19 Period”  Not Termination
Work Reduction or Temporary Layoff During “COVID-19 Period” Not Termination

Sherrard Kuzz LLP - Briefing Note: On May 29, 2020, the Government of Ontario introduced a regulation under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) that provides relief to any employer that temporarily laid off a non-union employee or reduced non-union employee wages and/or hours due to COVID-19. The regulation largely exempts any such layoff or reduction from being deemed a termination of employment, so that there is no obligation to provide ESA notice and severance.

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Cannabis Facilities and the Ontario Building Code - RSM Building Consultants
Cannabis Facilities and the Ontario Building Code - RSM Building Consultants

RSM Building Consultants hosted a webinar on cannabis facility requirements mandated by the Ontario Building Code. To view / listen to the webinar recording

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Better Farming June - July 2020
Better Farming June - July 2020

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WEBINAR: Assessing Your Organization's Readiness to Return-to-Work
WEBINAR: Assessing Your Organization's Readiness to Return-to-Work

As federal and provincial governments begin to re-open the economy amid COVID-19 recovery, organizations of all industries and sizes are determining their return-to-work strategies and plans. While every organization is different, there are fundamental questions that should be answered as part of your return-to-work plans.
This presentation will provide some insight to help guide organizational leaders in the development of return-to-work programs. The focus – assisting organizations with answering the critical questions of:
Can You? – Answering are you allowed to return to work.
Should You? – Making the decision to return to work.
How Do You? – Operationalizing how to return to work.

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