On-Site Magazine

Health & Safety

July 27, 2020  

New Hilti wearable exoskeleton aims to reduce strain, fatigue

Tool and fastener maker Hilti Group is making a

July 22, 2020  

More than a dozen in self-isolation after positive COVID test at Site C dam work camp

13 workers at the Site C hydro project in

July 8, 2020  

N.L. government charges two companies, one supervisor over fatal 2018 construction site fall

Two companies in Newfoundland are facing charges following the

July 6, 2020  

From the editor… Expect the return to normal to take some time

Construction across Canada is ramping back up, but the

On Your Radar
June 11, 2020  

Key infection control guidelines for your job site

There’s still a risk of spreading the COVID-19 virus,

On Your Radar
May 26, 2020  

Pandemic – chaos – transformation: an opportunity for construction

There is no doubt that COVID-19 will have had

May 22, 2020  

Gates swing back open at shuttered construction sites, but swift return to normal appears unlikely

On-site physical distancing adjustments and a “topsy-turvy” supply chain will challenge the industry for the foreseeable future

May 17, 2020  

BC Hydro to ramp up construction at Site C after two months with workforce halved

Two months after scaling back the Site C hydro

May 12, 2020  

Feds unveil new COVID-19 stream for provincial infrastructure program

OTTAWA—The federal government is preparing to spend more than

May 4, 2020  

Not ‘like flipping a light switch’: Ontario construction sector to reopen gradually, minister says

With the industry’s reopening process starting this week, the supply of PPE will play a major role in getting workers back on job sites

April 28, 2020  

Quebec sets timeline for reopening entire construction industry

A week after workers were allowed to return to

April 28, 2020  

Companies rethink job site access, enhance pre-screening procedures as pandemic unfolds

Simply flashing a badge is no longer adequate. Contractors are enacting new measures such as temperature screening to keep workers safe

April 22, 2020  

Pressure to restart construction builds in Quebec and Ontario as provinces begin loosening restrictions

Worker safety and preventing the further spread of COVID-19 remain the top priorities as governments look at gradually easing job site closures

April 22, 2020  

From the editor… A fresh start post-coronavirus

In retrospect, the COVID-19 crisis — currently abrading everything

April 18, 2020  

For projects that remain open, job site safety becomes paramount during the coronavirus pandemic

Should we close construction sites, or should we keep

On Your Radar
April 9, 2020  

Pausing work? Consider these precautions

Many businesses in the construction industry have been impacted

April 7, 2020  

Where does your province stand? Construction slows, but different jurisdictions taking different approaches

Differing classifications for essential workers across Canada has led to little coast to coast uniformity for construction

March 31, 2020  

Ontario gives workers extra year to renew working-at-heights training due to COVID-19 closures

More than 100,000 Ontario workers whose working-at-heights training would

March 30, 2020  

Coronavirus crisis brings construction industry’s long-standing issues with job site sanitation to forefront

Hygiene and social distancing rocket to top of priority lists as job sites adjust to coronavirus protocols

March 27, 2020  

CCA lays out standardized set of health and safety protocols to help job sites contend with coronavirus

Safety-compliant jobs sites should remain open, but violators shut down, the industry group says