Fatality Notice: IHSA has learned of two separate fatalities this week: One involved a millwright and the other a utility employee. One workplace fatality in any year is one too many, regardless of the sector, industry, or occupation. Please pause all work for a safety moment and re-establish a commitment to the prevention of injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

News & Events

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Toronto LM Committee - Health and Safety Leadership Events

The Toronto LM Committee is hosting a series of health and safety leadership webinars ranging between 28 - 49 minutes.

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2-Minute News: May 2021

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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Occupational Safety and Health Day

Workplace injuries occur every day and profoundly affect workers, their families and their communities. By proclaiming the first Tuesday in May in each year as Occupational Safety and Health Day, the Province of Ontario recognizes the importance of supporting and nurturing a safety and health culture in every workplace.

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The IHSA Safety Podcast launches with a three-part series on road safety

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is thrilled to launch a new podcast that will bring more on-demand health and safety resources to their members and the public.

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IHSA’s Road Safety Solutions

IHSA has launched a new promotional campaign to enhance the reach of IHSA’s road safety message across Ontario. While truck drivers continue their vital work as essential workers during the Coronavirus pandemic, the General Trucking sector continues to face a high number of fatalities, critical injuries, lost-time, and stress-related claims. IHSA is working hard to provide education solutions that can assist workers and employers to prevent these incidents.

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Past News

 

IHSA an approved trainer provider for JHSC Certification

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is proud to announce that we have been approved to deliver Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification – Part One, JHSC Certification Part Two and JHSC Certification Refresher training programs by the Chief Prevention Officer (CPO).

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Ladder Use in Construction Guideline

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

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Member utilities make the news

Oakville Hydro Electricity Distribution, Milton Hydro Distribution, and Halton Hills Hydro have been highlighted in the recent Electrical Distributors Association (EDA) Magazine, The Distributor, for their creation of the Regional Health and Safety Partnership.

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Diving Committee Members pen article on Standby Divers

Two members of our Commercial Diving Labour-Management Committee recently contributed an article that was published in the Canadian Association of Diving Contractors (CADC) magazine.

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Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7

This presentation from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation outlines the recent revisions and additions to the Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7.

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Best Practices for Building and Working Safely on Ice Covers in Ontario

This Best Practice covers the basic steps for planning, design, construction, operation, and closure of an over-ice project, while ensuring that worker safety is protected. Potential hazards need to be recognized and assessed and steps need to be taken to control or eliminate them.

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IHSA becomes the 100th organization to receive the Certificate of Recognition in Ontario

MISSISSAUGA—The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is pleased to announce that it has received the Certificate of Recognition (COR™). In doing so, it becomes the 100th organization to achieve COR™ certification through the Ontario program.

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