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IHSA is excited to partner with BadgeCert

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is excited to partner with BadgeCert on a new digital badge system that recognizes the accomplishments of those with National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO®) and National Health and Safety Administrator (NHSA) designations. Learn how to get your digital badge now.

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Utility Work Protection Code: changes to rules, tags, and forms

A newly updated version of the Utility Work Protection Code (UWPC) will be available soon.

Read more Magazine: Volume 23, Issue 2

This edition of the magazine focuses on: Safety Talk: Defensive driving highway traffic, What supervisors need to know, Creating a stronger safety system with Indigenous partners, and more.

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Higher OHSA fines make health and safety due diligence more important than ever

Companies that violate Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) now face fines of up to $2 million, following the provincial government’s passing of the Working for Workers Act, 2023.

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Legislative changes coming in 2024: OHSA regulatory requirements to improve crane safety

Ontario is updating various crane-related provisions of O. Reg. 213/91 (Construction Projects) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) to improve crane safety on construction sites. These changes will include clarifying or adding new design, installation, maintenance, inspection, and record-keeping requirements, and more.

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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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