• WSIB offers premium rate reductions to businesses again in 2018
• Getting ready for our new premium-rate setting model in 2020
• Better access to Specialty Programs
• Small Business Awards: Safety is a group concern
• Small Business Week: We’re here to help
• Our one-stop report shop
Construction rate groups will see premium rate reductions of between 30 and 48 percent.
IHSA Safety Talk: Dump truck tipovers–workers in vicinity.
Ministry of Labour focuses on struck by injuries.
The Ministry of Labour, in collaboration with health and safety system partners, has developed new one-day training resources for Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) in small businesses. For additional information on these resources, please visit the MOL website.
Falling from heights continues to be a leading cause of injuries and fatalities in the Ontario construction industry. Despite the fact that working at heights (WAH) training is mandatory and must meet a provincial standard, workers are still dying or suffering life-altering injuries. IHSA has developed an advisory for site-specific training.
News of the legalization of cannabis officially taking effect across Canada in the fall has some construction industry stakeholders questioning how it will impact job site safety, and others stating it may be a good thing for the industry.
IHSA Safety Talk: Traffic Control — Public Roads 2
Preventing fatalities in high-hazard work
Fall date announced for COR™ Internal Auditor Conference
Health and Safety Advisory: WAH - Site-Specific Training
IHSA announces new employer-recognition programs
Noise is unwanted sound. It can have different effects on everyone! Read the following safety tip from the Niagara Construction Association:
Briefing Note from Sherrard Kuzz LLP - June 2018
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).
• 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
A group of industry experts looked at the ways in which cannabis will affect the industry from a medical, legal and labour standpoint during a panel discussion
There are many components to Bill 148 that will, or have the potential to, significantly impact small businesses and non-profit organizations in Ontario.
Download a free, new app designed to provide Ontario workplaces with an understanding of the Construction Projects Regulation. The guide provides information on 50 topics, from personal fall protection systems to scaffolds and electrical hazards.
Ontario is partnering with universities, professional associations and research groups on projects that will help support workplace mental health, advance our understanding of occupational diseases and prepare workers to deal with equipment hazards.
The WSIB's free, easy-to-use Workwell app is an interactive tool that you can use to evaluate your health and safety management system and improve health and safety and return to work outcomes in your workplace. Search 'Workwell' and scroll down page to 'Using the Workwell app'