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December 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Winter hazards
  • Podcast episode features winter driving safety advice
  • Happy holidays from IHSA
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November 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Heaters
  • Latest podcast episode features interview with new Chief Prevention Officer Dr. Joel Moody
  • Yard safety web page provides insight on transportation hazards
  • IHSA.ca Magazine now available
  • Training spotlight: Boatswain's Chair
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October 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) – Risk factors
  • Silica control tool pilot program for construction industry now available in Ontario
  • Free download: Top 10 Causes of Workers Falling from Heights in Residential Construction
  • IHSA 2020 Annual Report now available
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September 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Working around bird and bat droppings
  • Register for IHSA's Virtual Annual General Meeting
  • Training spotlight: Propane in Construction
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August 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Stretching exercises
  • Save the date: IHSA Virtual Annual General Meeting
  • New toolkit available to support combating substance abuse in the workplace
  • IHSA Annual Report now available
  • Product spotlight: Supervisor Log Book
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July 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Mobile devices while driving
  • IHSA training spotlight: Scaffold Users' Hazard Awareness eLearning
  • Province releases new regulatory proposals
  • Five hundred active firms now COR™ certified
  • New episodes of IHSA Safety Podcast now available
  • Province releases five-year strategy for Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety System
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June 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Heat stress
  • IHSA training spotlight: JHSC Certification - Part 1 (Virtual Training)
  • WSIB Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards applications now available
  • IHSA.ca Magazine Volume 21, Issue 1 now available
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May 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Traffic Control – Public Roads Part I and II
  • IHSA Safety Podcast now available
  • Ministry of Transportation launches new online carrier record
  • Product spotlight: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Trade Health and Safety Manual (M074)
  • Survey now open: Commercial motor vehicle alcohol and drug policies and use
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April 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Racial discrimination in the workplace
  • COVID-19: Eye Protection required when working within two metres
  • Falls Awareness Week 2021
  • Driver fatigue resources available
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March 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Working at heights—Site-specific training
  • 2021 COR™ Virtual Conference
  • IHSA provides new resources on preventing racial discrimination
  • New eLearning program focuses on infection control
  • Focus on driver fatigue: Six best practices for employers in the transportation industry
  • IHSA nominated for industry award
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February 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Workplace violence and harassment
  • Product spotlight: Guidance for Winter Considerations during COVID-19
  • Province seeks comments during five-year review of working at heights standards
  • Training spotlight: IHSA offers virtual training options for Basics of Supervising and Traffic Control
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January 2021


  • IHSA Safety Talk: Cold stress
  • IHSA.ca Magazine, Vol 20, Issue 3
  • Province provides new tool for screening workers
  • IHSA Bulletin: Workplace Harassment and Anti-Black Racism
  • IHSA training locations remain open across Ontario
  • Threads of Life provides new online workshops
  • IHSA continues to provide COVID-19 safety resources
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