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Health & Safety

News
January 17, 2019  

Ontario man killed in road construction accident north of Toronto

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

News
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

On Your Radar
December 7, 2018  

More than just dust: Silica dust health hazards and regulations

Too often, we think the inhalation hazard of someone

Article
December 5, 2018  

From the editor… Tech keeps trucking

Integrating fully autonomous vehicles certainly won’t become standard on work sites for several years, but the prospect is no longer science fiction

Article
December 5, 2018  

Silica dust on the job site: Inconsistent regulations force the industry to play catch up

It takes decades of breathing in the fugitive dust

News
November 14, 2018  

Construction workers among most vulnerable to opioid-related deaths in B.C.: study

OTTAWA—Construction workers in British Columbia are facing the fatal

News
October 24, 2018  

Cannabis in the workplace: We need an accurate measure of impairment

This article was originally published on The Conversation, an

News
October 22, 2018  

Ontario to hold inquest into circumstances behind 2009 Metron scaffolding collapse that killed four in Toronto

TORONTO—A coroner’s inquest has been called into a Toronto

News
October 18, 2018  

Toronto construction company fined $325K after worker fatally pinned by steel casing

TORONTO—A Toronto-based heavy civil construction company was fined $325,000

News
October 17, 2018  

Engineers investigate cause of fallen concrete that struck Toronto woman at Union Station

TORONTO—A woman in her 20s was struck and injured

Product
October 15, 2018  

JLG releases bolt-on fall arrest system for boom lifts

The External Bolt-On Fall Arrest System from JLG Industries,

News
October 15, 2018  

Construction worker allegedly shot in back with nail gun on Nova Scotia job site

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia’s minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs says

Article
October 2, 2018  

Nipping job site impairment in the bud: Construction industry grapples with cannabis legalization

Left high and dry, Canada’s construction industry is tackling

News
September 19, 2018  

Man arrested after scaling crane at construction site in London, Ont.

LONDON, Ont.—A 31-year-old man was arrested Sept. 18 after

News
September 4, 2018  

Is your job site ready for recreational cannabis?

Many contractors fear marijuana legalization will lead to increased impairment on construction sites. Here’s what you need to know to prepare

News
August 22, 2018  

Toronto’s aging water infrastructure, high density lead to issues with flooding

TORONTO—Steady rain and thunderstorm warnings in Toronto this week

News
August 16, 2018  

Toronto emergency crews rescue, arrest another construction crane climber

TORONTO—A woman who climbed into a crane cab near

News
August 15, 2018  

Newfoundland hands out contracts for pilot program aimed at protecting roadside construction workers

ST. JOHN’S—A new pilot program designed to keep an

Product
August 15, 2018  

Ranger Design releases new shelving for work vans

Ranger Design has released its next generation of van

News
July 24, 2018  

Construction 2.0: Technology is changing construction, the industry must change with it

The construction industry in Canada is experiencing a transformation.