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2-Minute News 2017

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December 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Work-related driving
  • Accreditation standard comment deadline extended
  • Join your local Fleet Safety Council chapter
  • CSA Group releases health and safety code for suspended equipment operations
  • Happy holidays from IHSA
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November 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: IHSA Safety Talk: Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer
  • WSIB launches online safety tool
  • IHSA Safety Groups are recruiting
  • IHSA creates online e-learning presentations on hearing safety
  • Call for participants to join two CLRC working groups
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October 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Stretching exercises
  • IHSA helps create new online safety tool and app
  • WSIB releases 2018 rates
  • Product spotlight: revised Construction Health and Safety Manual (M029)
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September 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Needlestick and Sharp-object Injuries
  • Health and Safety Advisory: Tower Crane Hoist Brakes
  • Time for a mid-year review of your health and safety practices
  • IHSA supports Whitby Hydro Contractor Safety Day
  • Reminder: IHSA Annual General Meeting October 4
  • Working at Heights Refresher update
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August 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer
  • Product spotlight: Wait for the Wave poster (P051)
  • The latest issue of IHSA.ca Magazine is now available
  • IHSA announces new Suspended Work Platform System Installers course
  • IHSA trains first NCSOs
  • IHSA announces Annual General Meeting
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July 2017

  • IHSA highlights struck-by hazards
  • H & S Advisory: Struck-By Incidents and Heavy Equipment
  • Product spotlight: Emergency Response Poster
  • IHSA has developed a new training program — Suspended Work Platform System — Installers course
  • ORCGA's Locate Rodeo celebrates 10 years
  • Have your say in developing IHSA’s new strategic plan
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June 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Heat Stress
  • Health & Safety Advisory: Safe Access to Cooling Towers (W251)
  • Regional blitz looks at temporary labour agencies
  • Product spotlight: Jobsite Hazard Checklist for Service Work (W021)
  • Ministry of Labour releases technical guideline for suspended access equipment on construction projects
  • IHSA helps members to access mental health course
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May 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Silica—Installing and finishing drywall
  • Suspended access equipment web page provides latest information on recent regulation changes
  • Province releases Construction Health and Safety Action Plan
  • Fleet Safety Educational Conference lineup announced
  • Beat the heat
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April 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Fire extinguishers
  • International Noise Awareness Day – April 26
  • The latest issue of IHSA.ca Magazine is now available
  • April is Dig Safe Month
  • Day of Mourning – April 28
  • Steps for Life – Join a walk in your community!
  • Working at heights deadline extension for certain workers
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March 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Back care – Basic lifting
  • Register for the Federal Labour Open House
  • MOL revamps email newsletter
  • IHSA becomes sponsor for 2017 Steps for Life Walk
  • IHSA CEO receives COCA award
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February 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Nail Guns
  • MOL clarifies definition of a critical injury
  • COR™ Open House and OGCA Leadership Conference
  • IHSA provides free safety downloads
  • Training spotlight: Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification — Part One
  • CSA Health and Safety Code for Suspended Equipment Operations currently under review
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January 2017

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Winter Hazards
  • COR™ Internal Auditor Conference: February 28
  • New online course supports COR™ efforts
  • MOL releases 2016 fatality information
  • New radio ads will remind workers about working at heights training deadline
  • WSIB campaign targets noise induced hearing loss
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