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Ontario to use an Electronic Logging Device to record their Hours of Service

On June 12, 2022, updates to the Highway Traffic Act, Ontario Regulation 555/06 (Hours of Service) came into force.

These changes will make it mandatory for all commercial motor vehicle drivers who operate within Ontario to use an Electronic Logging Device to record their Hours of Service.

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Prevention of Infectious Respiratory Illness in the Workplace

In recent weeks, there has been an increase in respiratory illnesses in Ontario. Earlier this week, the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, strongly recommended the use of masks indoors.

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IHSA selects AuditSoft for COR® auditing

IHSA is transitioning to a new digital tool for conducting COR® audits. This new auditing and data management solution from AuditSoft replaces IHSA’s previous spreadsheet-based audit tool.

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Ontario’s COR™-certified businesses see a 28% injury-rate reduction

New research shows that Ontario companies that use the COR™ national standard to implement and evaluate their occupational health and safety systems are reaping significant rewards, including an average lost-time injury rate that is almost one-third less than comparable non-COR™ firms.

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The Ministry has begun its first education and enforcement blitz for 2022

IHSA helps businesses improve motor vehicle and mobile equipment safety as the MLTSD ramps up inspections.

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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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