An Agenda for Workplace Rights - Summary report
The Changing Workplaces Review Final Report and Summary Release. Keeping workers safe on construction sites. Protecting new and young workers on the job. New tool measures workplace health and safety.
Suspended access equipment web page provides latest information on recent regulation changes. Ontario releases Construction Health and Safety Action Plan.
Consistent health and safety practices will help strengthen the construction sector in Ontario. Learn more about the Ministry of Labour goals and 16 recommendations in this plan.
WSIB Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards will recognize outstanding achievement in establishing health and safety programs in businesses with fewer than 50 employees. Win $2000. - $5000.!
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
Canadian employers have been exposed for widespread ignorance of new and long-standing occupational health and safety (OH&S) regulations in a recent survey.
HOW 4D MODELING AND SENSING MAY ELIMINATE THE LEADING CAUSES OF INJURY
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
In accordance with the Ministry of Labour's 'Working At Heights' training standard, workers who had been trained in fall protection under the old requirements had until April 1, 2017 to be re-trained on the new standard by an approved training provider.
The WSIB is offering two complimentary Health and Safety training programs for owners and managers of small businesses. This is a great opportunity to receive instruction and support in designing a program for your business, either with ‘Building Health and Safety Awareness’ or ‘Building Your Health and Safety Program’ options. Further details including dates and locations are available here. Follow this path on the WSIB website: Home / Employers / Health and Safety / Small Business Health and Safety Programs
Results of Falls Blitz, Ministry of Labour Prosecutions,
Call for proposals: Occupational Health, Safety and Prevention Innovation Program, Working at heights training deadline approaching, Workplace tragedy: Employer communication and crisis response
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
Tuesday May 30, 2017, 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.
A Guide to the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Ministry of Labour prosecutions, Blitz results: Mobile cranes and material hoisting.
• 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
The OLRB (Ontario Labour Relations Board) considered a recent case of an employee who took a company vehicle home, and whether their travel time to and from work is considered work time, and thus payable. Based on the facts of the case before the OLRB, the Board concluded that the time spent by the technicians travelling from home to their first job site and from the last job site to home was commuting time and not "work" for which the technician was required to be paid.
Canadians expect to feel safe on the ground and in the sky, which is why Transport Canada is moving forward with a number of safety initiatives for drones.
3 fewer fatalities in 2016 (13 vs 16) than 2015 and 7 fewer criticals (133 vs 140).