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Slow down in the cone zone

As more long-term road maintenance projects get underway this summer drivers should reduce their speed and pay close attention to traffic control directions as they pass through worksites, in order to ensure the safety of people working by the side of the road. More information.

Revised guidelines

Revised guideline effective April 27, 2016

Revised guideline to the Workers Compensation Act effective April 27, 2016

Revised guideline

New guideline effective April 21, 2016

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Mobile crane requirements for planning and operation — Plan the lift, and lift to the plan

Every mobile crane lift is potentially hazardous and must be planned and carried out safely, according to the requirements of the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.

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WHMIS 2015

The changes to WHMIS result in new standardized hazard classification criteria, a few new label requirements, and material safety data sheets (MSDS) will be replaced by safety data sheets (SDS).

Partners Program

Certificate of Recognition (COR) - Partners Program

Find out how employers can earn valuable rewards and rebates by practicing good safety management.