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EllisDon celebrates the Jersey of Courage at the Pearson Airport Terminal 3 Project

November 11, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Employees and Subcontractors at the Toronto Pearson International Airport Terminal 3 project celebrated safety which featured, MySafeWork founder and workplace safety champion Rob Ellis, EllisDon president and CEO Geoff Smith, and Kieran Hawe, EllisDon senior vice president and area manager

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Will you be ready if COR becomes mandatory?

April 26, 2016 Nate Hendley

COR certification is rapidly becoming a prerequisite for commercial contractors bidding on large projects, particularly in the Toronto area. Industry experts say COR certification could eventually become mandatory for all commercial construction jobs nationwide. The Certificate of Recognition (COR) program

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Ontario inspection blitzes and initiatives to raise employers’ awareness

April 18, 2016 Ontario Ministry of Labour

This year, the ministry is coordinating the proactive enforcement blitz and initiative schedules for the Occupational Health and Safety Program and the Employment Standards Program. Coordinating the schedules highlights the importance the ministry places on protecting workers’ rights under both

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IHSA’s Construction Health and Safety Officer program changing to meet national standard

April 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

MISSISSAUGA—Infrastructure Health & Safety Association’s (IHSA) Construction Health and Safety Officer (CHSO) certificate has long been a standard in Ontario construction. It was designed to recognize those who have construction knowledge and practical experience in a range of health and safety

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The smelliest hazard of all

March 18, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Potential danger lurks around every corner on the jobsite. Whether it is working at height, in a confined space, or even the seemingly simple chore of navigating heavy equipment on foot. It is for this reason that contractors spend millions

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Improper site sanitation can spread disease: Video

February 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Clean-up and toilet facilities are probably the last place you would look for hazards on construction sites. Inadequate facilities are a major cause of the spread of diseases to construction workers and their families, according to the Ontario Ministry of

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Construction manager jailed for fatal swing stage accident

January 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

4 workers fell 13 storeys to their death Christmas Eve, 2009