Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: health and safety

Builders’ group launches campaign to prevent opioid deaths among workers

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”

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

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

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

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

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,...

Industry stakeholders concerned about worker safety

Construction industry and associations are expressing heightened concerns over the health and safety of crews still at work on sites across Ontario. “Safety has and...

B.C. clarifies construction impacts of public health order

The Government of British Columbia is working to help construction companies in the province understand the impacts to jobsites as a result of the...