On-Site Magazine

Health & Safety

January 18, 2021  

Body of worker whose bulldozer fell through ice on tailings pond recovered

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta.—Oilpatch giant Suncor says the body of

January 13, 2021  

Ontario’s tighter rules allow builders to keep working on condos, other jobs

TORONTO—Ontario’s new COVID-19 emergency measures don’t prevent construction from

January 12, 2021  

Ontario issues stay at home order, closes non-essential construction

The Ontario government has issued a stay at home

January 7, 2021  

Crosslinx confirms 28 COVID-19 cases at LRT construction sites in Toronto

TORONTO—COVID-19 has hit a major transit project in Toronto,

January 4, 2021  

Top 10 Canadian construction trends to watch in 2021

After a turbulent 2020, which forced the industry to

December 21, 2020  

Ontario to lock down Dec. 26; construction industry allowed to remain open

All of Ontario will go into lockdown on Boxing

December 21, 2020  

Five deaths on Ontario job sites in one week prompt stand downs, calls for action

A deadly week on Ontario construction sites has industry

December 17, 2020  

Worker seriously injured at Trans Mountain site in B.C.; construction stopped

The Canada Energy Regulator says a contractor was seriously

December 14, 2020  

Body of second worker recovered from rubble of building collapse in London, Ont.

TORONTO—Workers sifting through the rubble of a partially collapsed

December 11, 2020  

Two dead in construction mishap in London, Ont.; recovery effort underway

Heavy equipment was brought in Dec. 12 in an

November 25, 2020  

Contractor fined after worker killed by excavator on Caledon, Ont. road project

A worked killed on a road resurfacing and watermain

November 25, 2020  

Engineer in fatal Radiohead stage collapse guilty of professional misconduct

TORONTO—An engineer who signed off on a Radiohead concert

November 10, 2020  

A fresh approach: New WSIB health and safety program offers contractors support, savings on premiums

Rebates, public recognition and increased support are all benefits

November 7, 2020  

Dozer backing into worker on Hwy. 417 job site in Ottawa results in $90K fine

A worker injury involving a reversing bulldozer alongside a

October 16, 2020  

Fatal hydraulic coupler accident in Oshawa results in fine for Ontario contractor

A Concord, Ont.-based civil contractor faces a $125,000 fine

October 10, 2020  

Ontario contractor fined $150K for fatal fall at Hamilton job site

A Toronto-based contractor has been fined $150,000 after a

September 22, 2020  

Worker dies after hit and run at construction site northeast of Montreal

STE-EULALIE, Que.—A construction worker is dead after he was

August 19, 2020  

From the editor… ‘More work to be done’ in fight against job site racism, discrimination

Getting general contractors, owners and subtrades to vehemently agree

July 30, 2020  

Carpenters’ union member resigns over latest Toronto noose incident

A member of Carpenters Local 27 was forced to

July 29, 2020  

Another noose found on Toronto job site, this time at Crosstown LRT station

The Toronto Police Service is investigating after another noose