On-Site Magazine

Health & Safety

On Your Radar
July 1, 2022  

New Frontier of Occupational Safety and Health

In Canada, the government underlined employer responsibilities for making

June 29, 2022  

Tridel adds water control in the Well

Automated system featuring sensor and shut-offs will protect during construction and after occupancy.

On Your Radar
June 1, 2022  

How Staying Connected Helps Increase Safety in Construction

There is no aspect of construction more important than

May 24, 2022  

Construction sector targeting safe workplace environments

EllisDon and Chandos partner with WomanACT and SCWIST to enhance workplace sexual harassment prevention and response programs.

May 6, 2022  

Sparks lauded for health and safety leadership

Maple Reinders director named Doug Chalmers Award winner by OGCA.

April 28, 2022  

Marking the National Day of Mourning

CCOHS encourages workplaces to pause, reflect, and remember.

April 26, 2022  

Steps for Life walks helping Canadian families cope

Toronto walk to help families impacted by workplace tragedies sets event record as fundraisers continue across the country.

April 18, 2022  

Hiring plans spark concerns about young worker safety

Threads of Life survey shows that many businesses lack a safety training program for new employees.

April 12, 2022  

Planning in an ever-changing world of construction

Canadian on team working on contemporary update of international construction reference tool.

April 6, 2022  

Safety intelligence

Data can be a powerful enabler for making construction sites safer. The key is identifying and eliminating anomalies that cause accidents.

On Your Radar
April 1, 2022  

What are your obligations as an excavator?

Accidentally hitting a natural gas line during an excavation

March 30, 2022  

Lost: 41 working days per year to absences and presenteeism

Manulife Wellness Report suggests promotion of mental health support structures to improve employee health and wellbeing.

March 28, 2022  

2020 National Model Codes now available

The 2020 updates to the national building and fire codes include nearly 400 changes.

March 22, 2022  

Alberta aims to improve safety for roadside workers

Bill 5 will toughen rules to protect all roadside workers and make Alberta’s highways safer.

February 10, 2022  

Industry introduces health and safety forum

General contracting industry association and partners launch forum to allow peer-support for safety certification.

January 27, 2022  

IRL Construction wins ICBA’s top safety award

Company’s safety system casts a new light on worker safety in B.C.

January 24, 2022  

League of Champions launches safety culture campaign

Health and safety professionals often cite culture as the best way to support and implement a successful safety program.

On Your Radar
January 12, 2022  

Four Steps To Conducting A Job Safety Analysis

OH&S professionals have long been trained to respond to

January 4, 2022  

Changes hit several Ontario Acts

New year brings legislation and regulatory changes to Ontario.

January 3, 2022  

Ontario moves back to Step 2

Remote work advised, where possible.