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Please remember to observe the National Day of Mourning on April 28

The National Day of Mourning is observed annually on April 28 in Canada.

On this day, we remember and honour those who have died, suffered an injury, or been stricken by illness at work or due to their work. We also recognize countless others—each worker’s family, friends, and communities—who must also endure the lasting effects of workplace incidents.

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Construction buyers assemble to learn about occupational health and safety management systems

On March 27, 2024, IHSA welcomed more than 75 representatives of some of Ontario’s large buyers of construction, including municipalities and crown corporations, to a forum on how occupational health and safety management systems can help manage risk at their projects. A number of industry experts offered advice on topics such as project owners' duties following the R. v. Greater Sudbury court decision and implementing an OHSMS requirement for contractors.

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2-Minute News: March 2024

With 2-Minute News, you can read the health and safety information on your industry in two minutes or less! It's emailed to subscribers in the middle of each month.

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IHSA offers tips for safe solar eclipse viewing

A total solar eclipse will be visible in parts of Ontario on April 8, 2024. While an eclipse is an attention-grabbing event, it's important to remember that looking directly at the sun can damage your eyes. The only safe way to view a solar eclipse is with specialized eye protection.

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Struck By Awareness Week April 15-19, 2024

IHSA is launching its first Struck by Awareness Week, aligning with the National Work Zone Awareness Week set for April 15-19, 2024, and urging employers to join the National Stand Down to Prevent Struck By Incidents initiative.

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Past News

Ladder Use in Construction Guideline

Workers on construction sites continue to fall from ladders and become critically injured or killed.

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