3 fewer fatalities in 2016 (13 vs 16) than 2015 and 7 fewer criticals (133 vs 140).
Fast, Reliable Internet - Are Ontario Farms Still Lagging Behind? Trail Access Worries - Snowmobile Season. Tractor Maintenance - A Family Affair.
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.
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
Raising awareness of noise-induced hearing loss + Chair Touring + Technical Rate Sessions
CCA - National Voice - A Quarterly Review for the Canadian Construction Association
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
Three of four construction employers are concerned about the availability of skilled labour, reports the annual Hays Canada Salary Guide
Chris Plouffe starts new position as Provincial Coordinator Construction Health and Safety, Ministry of Labour.
Feb. 1st 2017 Seminar: Workplace Investigations - How to Comply with the Law and Manage Risk, Definition - Independent Contractor versus Employee, Accommodations for Addiction.
What are the main hazards that Ministry of Labour inspectors see on work sites?
You need to be seen if you want to be safe.
Ontario’s Construction Projects regulation requires the Builder/Contractor to establish emergency response procedures for every project and ensure they are followed. Be prepared.
Product spotlight: Concrete Finishers Health and Safety Manual.
IHSA addresses changes to suspended access equipment regulations with new training programs.
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.
MEMBERS ONLY EDITION:
• COCA Makes Another Submission on Construction Lien Act Reform
• Compulsory Trades Oppose Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act
• WSIB Board Approves Rate Framework and Non-Exempt Construction EO
• Schedule 16 Stirs Up Opposition
Updated Minimum Distance Separation Software,
Nominations open for Ontario's Outstanding Young Farmer,
Agriculture Leadership Certificate Program - Open for Registration
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.
Ontario Labour Minister Kevin Flynn takes the topic of health and safety extremely seriously.
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?
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.