Saturday, April 13, 2024

Tag: health and safety

35-year high in construction worker deaths mourned at Bentall IV Memorial

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Members of the BC Building Trades, its affiliate unions and political leaders gathered to honour those who have died working in the construction industry. And...

Construction Safety Nova Scotia recognizes leaders in workplace safety

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Construction Safety Nova Scotia (CSNS) announced the winners of its 2023 Safety Awards, which were handed out at the association’s Annual General Meeting. This...

Ontario contractors appeal to industry to help ‘Stop the Drop’

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As more high-rise buildings dot Ontario’s cityscapes, there is heightened need for the construction industry to come together to take proactive action to prevent...

Bentall IV workers memorialized as construction industry deaths continue

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On Jan. 7, 1981, four construction workers left home to go to work. They would never come back to their families. Carpenters Gunther Couvreux, Brian...

Tower crane best practices guide released by residential builders and industry...

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The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) and its industry partners have released a comprehensive best practices guide as part of their ongoing commitment to continuous improvement....

Gordie Howe bridge project wins IHSA health and safety award

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At its annual general meeting, the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) honoured the Gordie Howe International Bridge project with its John M. Beck...

PCL and Pomerleau collaborate on digital transformation of job sites

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PCL and Pomerleau Construction are setting aside competition and leveraging innovation to collaboratively influence the construction industry. Along with Latium, Intel and Microsoft, they...

Lower premiums will allow employers to invest more in health and...

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The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) is pleased that the province is reducing WSIB premiums as it will enable construction employers to put the...

SK pilots automatic flagging device on provincial highways

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A new made-in-Saskatchewan device is helping protect some of the highest-risk workers on highway construction sites. The Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways has initiated a new...

Builders’ group launches campaign to prevent opioid deaths among workers

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As drug overdose deaths have climbed dramatically in Ontario, the construction industry workforce is being impacted more than any other sector of the economy. A...