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December 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Securing loads
  • New training requirements for working at heights
  • Laws change on Carbon Monoxide detection
  • MOL seeks stakeholder consultation
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November 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Cold Stress
  • Hiring a contractor checklist
  • IHSA to reach new Canadians through translated Working at Heights training
  • MOL seeks input on changes to noise protection regulations
  • IHSA now offering free distracted driving poster
  • November is Radiation Action Month
  • IHSA Safety Groups are recruiting
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October 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Work-Related Driving
  • IHSA Safety Groups are recruiting!
  • Focus group on small business safety seeks Sudbury-area firms
  • Safety a recurring theme at Provincial Building Trades Conference
  • 2014 Fleet Safety Conference on November 7–9
  • Mobile devices on worksites: Sample Policy and Safety Talk
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September 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Fire Extinguishers
  • Ministry of Labour warns of issues with timber dome structures
  • Lightning safety: Take shelter from the storm
  • Is your "Green Book" up-to-date?
  • New IHSA.ca Magazine focuses on Certificate of Recognition program
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August 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Dump Trucks – Workers in Vicinity
  • Proposal to classify truck drivers as skilled workers
  • Training spotlight: Introduction to Hazard and Risk Management
  • Request for comments on implementing the GHS in Canada
  • IHSA's Annual General Meeting September 17
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July 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Hand-arm Vibration
  • Online safety tool for service sector
  • Training spotlight: Basics of Supervising—Federally Regulated
  • Ontario Truck Driving Championships once again a success
  • Summer blitz focuses on fall hazards on construction sites
  • IHSA takes part in Canadian National Exhibition
  • Fatalities on the rise this summer
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June 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Smoking Cessation
  • Is your "green book" up to date?
  • Lyme Disease in Ontario
  • IHSA.ca Magazine latest issue focuses on motor vehicle incidents
  • 2014 version of Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7 includes changes
  • New standard coming for JHSC Certification Training
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May 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Heat Stress
  • IHSA teaching essential skills to Northern Ontario aboriginal workers
  • Ladder hazards: Remember the risks
  • Training spotlight: Traffic Control—Temporary Work Zones
  • IHSA sponsors Skills Canada—Ontario event
  • ESDC Labour Program Open House a packed house once again
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April 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Electrical Contact – (Low-Slope) Roofing
  • Safety Advisory: SRLs for Leading Edge Work
  • Product spotlight: Low-Slope Roofing Health and Safety Manual
  • You're invited to the ESDC Labour Program's Open House
  • MOL seeks stakeholder input on Occupational Exposure Limits
  • Radiation Safety Institute hosts Radon symposium
  • IWH provides benchmark reports
  • MOL holding consultations on mining health and safety
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March 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Lift Trucks in the Warehouse
  • College of Trades releases important announcement for apprentices
  • Product spotlight: Best Practices for Building and Working Safely on Ice Covers in Ontario
  • Association recognized by Electric Power Research Institute
  • Ministry of Labour begins consultation on Working at Heights Training Standard and regulation proposal
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February 2014


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Falling-Object Hazards
  • Industry statistics: Know your rate group
  • MOL Alert: Extending Boom of an Articulating Boom Crane While in Stowed/Travel Position
  • IHSA kicks off working at heights training promotional campaign
  • IHSA takes part in health and safety forum on Manitoulin Island
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January 2014


  • IHSA's updated Safety Talks Manual now available
  • MOL introduces Working at Heights Training Standard
  • Training spotlight: Working at Heights—Fundamentals of Fall Prevention
  • Health and Safety Advisory: Boom Extensions (jibs) Detaching from Mobile Cranes
  • Health and Safety Advisory—Reversing Vehicles: Personnel Detection Systems
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