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IHSA releases Distracted Driving resources and an eLearning 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 announces new employer-recognition programs

IHSA is pleased to announce two new award programs that will acknowledge employers who go above and beyond to protect the health and safety of their workers.

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Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards

Nominations for the 2018 WSIB Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards are open.

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IHSA’s National Construction Safety Officer Program trains first NCSOs

As of September 1, CHSO will no longer be accepted. This year has seen the creation of Ontario’s first NCSOs. As of August 1, 23 IHSA staff members and 120 external participants have met the training requirements and passed both the provincial and national examinations.

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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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