On-Site Magazine

Health & Safety

October 4, 2019  

Worker, 38, dead after collision with truck at Calgary area jobsite

AIRDRIE, Alta.—RCMP say a construction worker has been killed

August 13, 2019  

Toronto’s eCompliance aims to bring safety software to more job sites as U.K. firm buys $40M stake

TORONTO—A Canadian tech company focused on workplace safety is

July 30, 2019  

Ottawa construction firm fined after backhoe hits and injures worker

OTTAWA—A job site injury involving a backhoe on the

July 9, 2019  

New CCA mentorship program connects innovators with contractors looking to test novel solutions

Without the direct input of end users, innovations are often little more than solutions in search of problems

July 8, 2019  

Construction company fined for worker injured in fall off second-floor townhouse balcony

OAKVILLE, Ont.—An Ottawa-based construction company has been fined for

July 2, 2019  

Toronto-area firm fined $200,000 after worker killed by concrete panel on downtown construction site in 2017

TORONTO—J.N.D. Erectors Ltd. has been ordered to pay a

June 13, 2019  

Grote Industries offers LED hazard, warning lights for construction zones

Grote Industries offers  permanent, vacuum and magnetically mounted beacon

June 11, 2019  

Getting ready to take off: New rules to consider when using drones on construction sites

Drones can be valuable, cost-effective tools on construction sites.

May 31, 2019  

Two Ottawa construction firms, site supervisors fined for death of worker on condo project site

OTTAWA—Two construction companies as well as a site supervisor

May 8, 2019  

Construction accident in Alberta’s energy sector kills two workers

FOX CREEK, Alta.—A construction accident in northern Alberta has

May 1, 2019  

Missing pins possibly caused Seattle crane collapse that killed four, experts say

SEATTLE—It appears workers who were disassembling a construction crane

April 29, 2019  

Four killed in crane collapse at Google campus under construction in Seattle

SEATTLE—Four people died and three were injured when a

April 3, 2019  

Ontario’s controversial Bill 66 to become law, big impact expected for construction markets in several cities

The controversial bill will reclassify certain cities as “non-construction” employers, opening the door for non-union contractors to bid on public jobs

April 3, 2019  

Tower collapses at Imperial Oil’s Sarnia, Ont. facility, all workers ‘accounted for’

SARNIA, Ont.—Imperial Oil says “all workers have been accounted

March 24, 2019  

Equipment transport firm fined for float trailer overturn that killed Brampton, Ont. worker in 2013

BRAMPTON, Ont.—A Toronto-area company that specializes in transporting heavy

February 20, 2019  

From the editor… The hard hat – 100 years on

Sturdy, life-saving and ubiquitous, there’s nothing in construction quite like it

February 19, 2019  

Bird’s eye view: The consequences of falls from heights demand a culture shift

It may be time to rethink working at heights

February 18, 2019  

Assessing the future: Job site robotics are quickly gaining ground

In the 1959 sci-fi novel Starship Troopers, Robert Heinlein

January 17, 2019  

Ontario man killed in road construction accident north of Toronto

CALEDON, Ont.—Provincial police say they’re investigating after a man

December 28, 2018  

Saskatchewan company fined $80K after crane strikes scissor lift with worker inside

SASKATOON, Sask.—Crane rental agency Prairie Crane Inc. was slapped