Working at Heights- Deadline Extension Details: October 1, 2017

Deadline extension: October 1, 2017 The extension applies only to experienced workers – those who completed fall protection training prior to April 1, 2015 – who are enrolled in a CPO-approved working at heights training program scheduled to be completed before October 1, 2017. Employers Employers must ensure that certain workers complete a working at […]

Vaughan Company Fined $75,000 After Worker Critically Injured

Courtesy of the Ministry Of Labour Ontario: Court Bulletin Vaughan Company Fined $75,000 After Worker Critically Injured March 15, 2017 BRAMPTON, ONTARIO – Martinrea International Inc., carrying on business as Hydroform Solutions, pleaded guilty and has been fined $75,000 after a worker suffered serious injuries when machinery fell while being lifted with an overhead crane. […]

Working At Heights Training Deadline- April 1, 2017

SafetyWerx is proud to announce it is now Ministry Of Labour approved to teach the new Working at Heights Training. Approaching deadline: April 1, 2017 All workers who use fall protection on a construction project must complete an approved working at heights training program This includes workers who met the fall protection training requirements of the […]

Ontario Helping Keep Workers Safe on the Job

Province Supporting Innovative Projects to Reduce Workplace Injuries and Illnesses January 23, 2017 11:00 A.M. Ministry of Labour Ontario is helping to enhance the wellbeing of workers across the province by supporting projects that will help employees stay healthy and safe at work. The province will provide support to organizations creating innovative solutions to health […]

New Changes in Effect to Improve Mining Safety

January 12, 2017 9:40 A.M. Ministry of Labour Ontario is reminding employers in the province’s mining industry that, as of January 1, 2017, new requirements are in place to improve the health and safety of workers in mines. These requirements include: Assessing and managing the risks of hazards and potential hazards that may arise in […]

Workplace Mental Health

Issued: January 2017 Content last reviewed: January 2017 In the last few years, we have become more and more aware of the issue of psychological health and safety in the workplace. Creating psychologically healthy and safe workplaces benefits employers and workers as well as their families. A psychologically healthy workplace is one that actively works […]

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