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IHSA Bulletin: Workplace Harassment and Anti-Black Racism

Recent acts of anti-Black racism in Ontario, Canada, and the United States – some of which are being investigated as hate crimes – have brought anti-Black racism to the forefront of collective awareness in Canada. While it’s the brutal violence and trauma that has propelled this topic to the forefront of our awareness, anti-Black racism has been a longstanding experience for Black Canadians.

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IHSA.ca Magazine: Volume 20, Issue 3

This edition of the magazine focuses on: apprentices and new workers, trade schools in Ontario, Powerline technician and ground support programs, and more.

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2-Minute News: December 2020

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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Recent Incident in Saskatchewan Resulted in Two Deaths

A recent incident in Saskatchewan involving two powerline workers has resulted in two deaths. The incident took place when the bucket of a Posi+ model 500 tilted unexpectedly and the workers fell to the ground.

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IHSA announces the election of a new Board of Directors management co-chair

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is pleased to announce the election of Ivano N. Labricciosa, P.Eng. M.Eng. MBA, to the position of management co-chair of the IHSA Board of Directors.

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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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