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Thursday April 03, 2014
Written by Staff
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has developed an e-course to help Ontario supervisors learn about Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and how it affects their role as a supervisor.
Thursday April 03, 2014
Written by Staff
Partners in Prevention 2014, Canada's largest health and safety Conference and Trade Show taking place April 29 – 30, 2014 at The International Centre, will explore the building blocks needed to achieve positive change. On the heels of Ontario's new health and safety strategy which was released at the end of 2013, investing in employee safety not only brings big returns to a company's bottom line, but also helps to foster safety cultures across the province.
Friday February 14, 2014
Written by Staff
February 14,  2014 - The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has certified the 100th lift inspector through the ALI Lift Inspector Certification Program, making it easier than ever for lift owners to find qualified individuals to perform mandated annual lift inspections.
Thursday February 13, 2014
Written by Staff
February 13, 2014 — The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration's proposal to postpone the compliance date for crane operator certification by three years was made official on Feb. 7, 2014, when it was published in the Federal Register. The industry has until March 12, 2014 to comment on the rulemaking. Until a decision is reached, the current compliance date remains in effect for Nov. 10, 2014.
Thursday February 06, 2014
Written by Staff
February 6, 2014 – Each year, the last day of February is reserved for International Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day, a day dedicated to RSI education and prevention. February 28, 2014 will mark the 15th Annual RSI Awareness Day.
Friday January 31, 2014
Written by Staff
January 31, 2014 – A new employee safety orientation program has been released by CLMI and is now available through Electrolab Training Systems.
Sunday January 26, 2014
Written by Staff
January 24, 2014 - Iron Mountain Canada Operations ULC, a document-shredding company, was fined $90,000 for a violation of Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker at a Toronto plant lost an arm.
Monday December 16, 2013
Written by Rehana Begg
December 16, 2013 - Ontario’s Ministry of Labour has developed the province’s first integrated strategy to prevent injuries and improve the delivery of workplace health and safety.
Friday December 13, 2013
Written by Rehana Begg
December 13, 2013 - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its report (A12O0074) today into the 28 May 2012, Boeing 777 engine failure and emergency landing. There were no injuries but there was some damage to private property resulting from falling debris.
Tuesday December 10, 2013
Written by Staff
December 10, 2013 - The Strategic Forum for Construction Plant Safety Group (SFPSG) sub-group for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) has unanimously agreed to change the terminology used for additional equipment or devices that can be fitted to a MEWP in order to reduce the risk of overhead crushing injury, from “anti-entrapment” to “secondary guarding” devices.

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