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First steps on a jobsite for a small construction businesses

Did you know that when you start working on a jobsite there are documents you have to post? IHSA has developed...

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2-Minute News: October 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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IHSA hosts its 12th Annual General Meeting

IHSA was pleased host its 12th Annual General Meeting, held virtually on Oct 7, 2021. Along with the formal business portion of the meeting, several awards were handed out that recognize the efforts of IHSA members in improving health and safety in Ontario.

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Eye Protection during the pandemic

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) and its member firms have been actively working to reduce COVID-19 risks on jobsites. As variants of concern (VOCs) continue to spread, it is important to consider all forms of hazard control, including the use of personal protective equipment such as eye protection.

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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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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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