Topics & Hazards

We have worked with a variety of companies to address prevention-related issues. Our prevention teams have extensive experience with providing organizations with expertise, guidance, support and thought leadership in the following areas:

 
  • National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO)

    A certificate awarded to those who have practical construction knowledge and a wide range of health and safety training.

  • Noise Awareness

    Information about the effects of noise and how to control it.

  • Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations

    Online version of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and associated regulations that can be searched by topic or keyword.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    Information on protective equipment such as hard hats, safety glasses, safety boots, hearing protection, and respirators.

  • Return to Work

    Resources to help injured workers get back to safe and productive work as soon as possible.

  • Road Safety Program

    Programs, products and services to assist the employer in the development and implementation of a road safety program.

  • Safety Talks

    A comprehensive collection of 5-minute safety talks that reminds workers about health and safety issues on the jobsite.

  • Safe Communities Incentive Program (SCIP)

    A health and safety incentive program for small business that can show you how to reduce your WSIB costs, increase productivity, meet health and safety legislative requirements, and keep your workers safe.

  • Slips, Trips, and Falls

    In the industries served by IHSA, slips, trips, and falls are one of the leading causes of fatalities and critical injuries across Ontario.

  • Smoking and Smoking Cessation

    It is common knowledge that smoking is bad for your health. In fact, smoking costs the Ontario economy about $2 billion in health care costs each year. Workers who smoke are also at higher risk of contracting diseases from exposure to various substances in the workplace.

  • Struck-by Hazards

    Struck-by is a term for the various injuries that occur when workers are hit—or struck—by tools, materials, equipment, or vehicles. It is a leading cause of injury in the industries that IHSA serves.

  • Supervisors

    Resources to help you become a competent supervisor.

  • Suspended Access Equipment

    Resources for employers who work with suspended work platform systems and boatswain's chairs.

  • Traffic Control

    Resources compiled for the recent blitz on struck-by hazards associated with traffic control on construction sites and roadbuilding projects.

  • Trenching and Excavations

    Information on how to prevent accidents relating to trenching and excavation work.

  • Working at Heights training in other languages

    New Canadians and those whose first language is not English can be the most vulnerable workers in our society.

  • Workplace Violence and Harassment

    Employers in Ontario are required to assess the risks of workplace violence and develop policies and programs towards eliminating violence and harassment in their workplaces.


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