On-Site Magazine

Health & Safety

March 25, 2020  

Construction industry answers call from hospitals to donate in-demand protective gear

The construction industry is stepping up to donate much-needed

March 24, 2020  

Construction labour groups raise concerns over job site safety amid outbreak

TORONTO—Construction labour groups are raising concerns about working conditions

March 20, 2020  

Job sites stay open across country, though pair of Quebec unions call for halt to construction

A flood of ordinary workers and industry groups have committed to carrying on, others have broken ranks and called for construction to stop

March 19, 2020  

No precedents put construction in ‘uncharted waters’ on force majeure clauses, coronavirus

The Canadian construction industry is entering “uncharted waters” as

March 17, 2020  

Kitchener, Ont.-based contractor fined for pair of fall-related injuries on industrial job site

An Ontario contractor taking on a renovation project at

March 17, 2020  

New initiative equips women in construction with properly fitting safety harnesses

More than 300 women at nearly two dozen construction

February 20, 2020  

Making use of technology for safer job sites

High tech safety devices and software can’t eliminate construction risks, but they can make them more visible

February 13, 2020  

Ontario construction firm fined for fatal fall during project at Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport

A siding contractor based in Rockwood, Ont. has been

February 5, 2020  

Minnesota regulators give key approvals for Line 3 pipeline

Minnesota utility regulators approved a court-ordered revised environmental review

February 5, 2020  

Ontario begins safety blitz inspections, focusing on construction sites

Ontario workplace inspectors are launching a safety blitz focusing

February 5, 2020  

OPG to explore alternatives following no vote on nuclear waste disposal site

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) will need to find somewhere

January 14, 2020  

Investigators lay safety violation charges in falling death at Halifax job site

HALIFAX—A foreman and construction company are facing charges under

December 6, 2019  

Concrete structure collapsing onto excavator, trapping worker leads to fine for Ontario company

A workplace incident that left an excavator operator buried

November 29, 2019  

Complex project to remove crane toppled in Halifax during Dorian cost $2M, minister says

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia’s transportation minister says the cost of removing

November 28, 2019  

Major fine for Ontario contractor after worker killed in incident involving improper rigging

A worker death on a construction site in Listowel,

November 21, 2019  

Contractor fined $125K for worker killed in truck rollover near Sudbury, Ont.

The province has fined Teranorth Construction & Engineering Ltd.

November 13, 2019  

43-year-old worker killed by falling material on Welland, Ont. construction site

An investigation is underway after a worker on a

November 12, 2019  

Ontario fines construction firm for incident involving overhead wires in Port Perry, Ont.

Coco Paving Inc. has been fined $50,000 for a

October 28, 2019  

Toronto firefighters rescue man pinned eight storeys up on construction site

Toronto Fire say they rescued a worker who was

October 11, 2019  

Contractor fined $150K for injury resulting from rope snapping during Burlington, Ont. bridge work

An Ontario contractor that carries out mainly electrical work