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Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario: 2017-2018 Annual Report

The Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario: 2017-2018 Annual Report is an overview of workplace health and safety activities in Ontario between April 2017 and March 2018.

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Your Guide to Construction Health and Safety Legislation

IHSA has partnered with CCOHS to create an occupational health and safety compliance web tool and app. The web tool and app present information on 50 key topics to assist Ontario workplaces reference and understand legislated obligations in the Regulations for Construction Projects in a plain language summary format.

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WSIB eliminates unfunded liability, announces new premium rates

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has eliminated its unfunded liability (UFL) almost 10 years ahead of its legislated schedule.

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IHSA releases Distracted Driving resources and an e-learning program

Motor-vehicle incidents (MVIs) are the leading cause of workplace fatalities in Ontario. That's due in large part to an increasing number of distracted driving collisions.

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Joint Statement from IHSA and the Transportation Advisory Council

Over the past few weeks, several collisions involving large vehicles have resulted in numerous fatalities. We all share Ontario's roads and when a tragedy such as a loss of life occurs, we all suffer.

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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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