Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Tag: health and safety

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...

CCA updates “COVID-19 Standardized Protocols”

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The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) announced it has updated its COVID-19 Standardized Protocols for All Canadian Construction Sites to underline the urgency around following health guidelines...

OCS releases Coronavirus Contractors Survey

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The Coronavirus Contractors Survey: Impacts and Actions is released as an independent study conducted by the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS). Between April 22 and...

Ontario allowing some construction to run 24 hours

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In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, Ontario is extending construction hours for essential construction projects, like critical projects in the health care sector,...

McNaughton issues statement on construction site safety

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Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, issued the following statement regarding health and safety on construction sites: "The health and safety of...

A moment to give thanks

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It has been a difficult few weeks. Some have lost their job, some have watched loved ones fight a disease that they can’t understand,...
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