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Healthy Workers in Healthy Workplaces Webinar

MSDs and Respiratory Hazards Initiative Be prepared for upcoming MOL inspections blitz on MSDs and respiratory hazards. Learn what you can do to prepare for an Ontario Ministry of Labour construction health and safety inspection blitz, checking on musculoskeletal disorders and respiratory hazards, happening from October 1 to December 27, 2019.

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Road Safety Solutions - New Resources Communique

IHSA releases new road safety resources, an e-learning program, and a social media awareness campaign to help prevent workplace motor-vehicle incidents.

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IHSA's National Construction Safety Officer Certification sees more than 550 NCSOs established in Ontario

IHSA is now refining the maintenance point requirements process for the National Construction Safety Officer certification.

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Looking for JHSCs to Participate in a Research Study

The Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease (CRE-OD) is testing the JHSC Assessment eTool in the Construction Sector and needs participants to fully test the tool.

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MOL enforcement initiative focuses on slips, trips, and falls

The Ministry of Labour, with the assistance of IHSA, hosted a webinar focused on slips, trip, and falls in March. This is part of a large, multi-month enforcement initiative. From March 18 to July 12, 2019, the Ministry of Labour will conduct an initiative focusing on slips, trips and falls in workplaces across Ontario.

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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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