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December 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Variable reach lift truck hand signals
  • Product spotlight: Health and Safety Guide: Masonry, Tile, Terrazzo, and Allied Trades (B013)
  • MOL releases revised noise guideline
  • Need safety training in 2017? IHSA can help!
  • IHSA and WSPS host warehousing seminar
  • IHSA provides new videos to assist with working at heights training
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November 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Driving—MSDs
  • IHSA looking for ways to better service the needs of the transportation industry
  • Product spotlight: Concrete Finishers Health and Safety Manual (M073)
  • Latest IHSA.ca Magazine now available
  • IHSA addresses changes to suspended access equipment regulations with new training programs
  • IHSA's Safety Groups now recruiting
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October 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Mobile Devices on Worksites
  • October is Global Ergonomics Month
  • Now available—Updated Electrical Safety Manual (M010)
  • New Keep Your Promise posters and stickers available at no charge
  • IHSA training available near you
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September 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Struck-by Injuries – Compressor Tools
  • WSIB releases 2017 rates
  • Training spotlight: Elevating Work Platforms
  • Advisory: Failure of Lanyards and Lifelines When Working on a Leading Edge
  • New course puts more focus on supervisors
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August 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Skid Steers
  • Home Depot event connects contractors with safety resources
  • Annual General Meeting set for September 22
  • Fleet Safety Council celebrates 25th Annual Educational Conference September 30
  • Product spotlight: Training Requirements Chart
  • IHSA Annual Report now available
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July 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Chainsaws
  • Changes to health and safety regulations come into force
  • Product spotlight: Musculoskeletal hazards and controls for ICI pipe trades and ICI electricians
  • Latest issue of IHSA.ca Magazine now available
  • Free Safety Talks Manual for small business members
  • Don't get caught hot: IHSA's Heat Stress topic page
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June 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Ready-mix driver and concrete pumping hand signals
  • New health and safety checklist for Ontario firms
  • IHSA's roofing resource page supports blitz
  • ORBA campaign focuses on road safety
  • New performance standard for engineers on tower cranes
  • MOL seeks input on future training requirements
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May 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Defensive Driving – Highway Traffic
  • Alert: Elevating Work Platform Crushing Hazard
  • Sun safety at work
  • Save the date: IHSA Annual General Meeting
  • International Road Check June 7-9
  • Work-related traumatic brain injury lunch and learn
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April 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Work-related driving
  • IHSA supports Steps for Life
  • ESDC Labour Program Open House May 5 now closed to registration
  • IHSA's Construction Health and Safety Officer Program changing
  • Free Safety Talks Manual part of small business initiative
  • April 28 is the Day of Mourning
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March 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Underground utilities
  • New Requirements for Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification now in effect
  • Product spotlight: WHMIS 2015 Poster
  • April is Dig Safe Month
  • IHSA kicks off two major advertising campaigns
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February 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Moulds
  • IHSA an approved training provider for JHSC Certification
  • IHSA.ca Magazine: Volume 15, Issue 2 now available
  • Save the date for the 5th Annual ESDC Labour Program's Open House
  • Product spotlight: Dangerous Decisions brochure
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January 2016


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Slip and fall hazards for truck drivers
  • MOL issues alert on temporary aluminum guardrail post assemblies
  • IWH study to benchmark workplace safety
  • IHSA hosts two COR™ events
  • Are you #WinterReady?
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