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Transportation firms that handle dangerous goods must register in Canadian database

Transportation firms involved in the movement of dangerous goods are now required to register their business or worksite with Transport Canada (TC).

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Defining roles on the worksite: Owners may also be employers under Occupational Health and Safety Act, Supreme Court of Canada decides

Construction project owners may now be legally responsible to act as both an owner and an employer.

The decision, issued November 10, 2023, by the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC), increases the legal risk of construction project owners for noncompliance with health and safety legislation on their worksites.

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Electrical Utility Safety Rules: Significant changes coming in 2024

Starting January 1, 2024, IHSA’s updated Electrical Utility Safety Rules (EUSR) book will include several significant changes. Become familiar with the new safety requirements for the electrical and utilities industry before they come into effect by reading the flyer linked below.

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IHSA announces modest price increases for some health and safety products and services

Effective April 1, 2024, IHSA will be increasing the price of some of its programs and services. Among the offerings impacted by the change are single-participant registration fees for certain in-class training courses as well as the daily rate for IHSA trainers and consultants to deliver services at member facilities.

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Silica Control Tool for the construction industry coming to Ontario Nov. 3

Beginning Nov. 3, workers and employers in Ontario's construction industry will be able to access the Silica Control Tool, its associated data, and outputs. Originally developed by the British Columbia Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA), the tool has been fully customized to meet Ontario's occupational health and safety standards.

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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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