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2-Minute News 2019

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2-Minute News Archives

November 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Low-slope roofing – Hot ashphalt
  • Training spotlight: IHSA’s Fleet DCP Signing Authority Program now available
  • Product spotlight: W800 - Lockout and Learn
  • IHSA provides helpful handbook to those new to COR™
  • New WSIB safety program aligns with IHSA's COR™
  • New brochure provides useful information to homeowners
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October 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Low-slope roofing–Hot asphalt
  • MOL releases mobile compacting equipment safety guideline
  • Health & Safety Advisory: Safe Guarding Around Powered Trolley Hoists (W457)
  • IHSA Annual General Meeting overview
  • Training spotlight: Working at Heights Refresher
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September 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Drywall installation – Noise exposure
  • IHSA.ca Magazine now available
  • Product spotlight: Quit Smoking Poster (P054)
  • IHSA COR™ Internal Auditor Conference October 8
  • IHSA’s Powerline Technician Apprenticeship Program has available spots
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August 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Safety at Home
  • IHSA's 2018 Annual Report now available
  • Product spotlight: Keep Your Promise: Struck-by Poster (P125)
  • MOL to partner with IHSA for focus on musculoskeletal disorders and respiratory hazards
  • Simplifying WSIB clearance
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July 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Tarping loads
  • IHSA launches online resource — Road Safety Solutions
  • Struck-by Object Hazard and Controls: Mechanical Trades (Pipe/Sheet Metal) (W500)
  • IHSA awards mark safety achievements
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June 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Working at heights – Site specific training
  • WSIB: Rate framework monthly webinars
  • Labour Program: Current and future legislative and regulatory changes
  • COR™ support services
  • Product spotlight: Fall Protection Work Plan (BR005)
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May 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Impairment in the workplace
  • Product spotlight: Handbook for Construction Traffic Control Persons (B016)
  • IHSA has free safety product downloads
  • WSIB releases Health and Safety Index results
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April 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Workplace violence and harassment
  • Product spotlight: Daily Vehicle Inspection Report (RF028) and Daily VIR and Record (RF029)
  • Falls Awareness Week May 6-10
  • MOL wants your input on its occupational health and safety strategy
  • Day of Mourning – April 28
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March 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Underground utilities
  • Effectiveness of Ontario’s working at heights training standards study released
  • Product spotlight: Electrical Utility Safety Rules
  • Registration is now open for the 2019 Partners in Prevention Health and Safety Conference & Trade Show
  • April is Dig Safe Month
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February 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Slip and fall hazards for truck drivers
  • MOL releases data analysis on falls and fatalities from heights
  • COR™ Internal Auditor Conference March 19
  • Updated MSD Prevention Guidelines now available
  • COR™ Open House and OGCA Leadership day March 1
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January 2019

  • IHSA Safety Talk: Cold stress
  • Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario: 2017-18 Annual Report is now available online
  • 2019 Safety Groups registration deadline extended to March 31, 2019
  • Training spotlight: Communication Skills for Supervising Health & Safety
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