What is an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) ?
There has been much talk and speculation over the oncoming legalization of marijuana and what its impact on our society will be.
Ontario has lent significant support to beef production in the province with a large-scale investment in the construction of a new world-class beef research facility.
Though deaths from construction-related injuries are relatively rare, given the size and scope of the industry, emerging data about these incidents offer long-lasting lessons for structuring and gauging the effectiveness of contractor safety programs.
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
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
Suspended access equipment on construction projects - Consultations on trade classification review regulations - Positions available on the Ontario College of Trades’ governing boards - Supervisor awareness and accountability blitz - Protecting outdoor workers - thinkmentalhealth.ca a one-stop shop for workplace mental health - Safe and fair workplaces 2017: Small business outreach initiative
Employment and Labour Lawyers comment on recent Government Act and proposed amendments
The WSIB has developed a draft policy to support legislation (Bill 127) passed by the Ontario government on May 17, 2017, as part of its 2017 Budget that allows compensation for work-related chronic mental stress. Stakeholders were invited to submit comments and feedback on WSIB's draft policy. Read on for the submission made by COCA (Council of Ontario Construction Associations)
Congratulations to CFBA members - Agway Metals Inc., Westman Steel, Steelway Building Systems, and Behlen Industries LP for their winning entries in CSSBI's annual photo contest!
The software, known as CATRADER, compiles nearly 10,000 simulations of potential annual hail activity.
Steel is Earth’s most recycled material — but that’s only the beginning. This infographic showcases cold-formed steel’s sustainability benefits.
2017 Skills Ontario Competition - YouTube video
Ontario is proposing new rules to prevent late payments on construction projects. The following deadlines would come into eﬀect as soon as an invoice is submitted to the owner of the project.
New Legislation Would Address Payment Delay and Improve Dispute Resolution Process
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’.