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The danger of explosions when clearing sanitary or storm sewers

WorkSafe Bulletin 2014-03

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Fingers broken when hand pulled into machinery
  • Head injured when roofer fell 12 ft.
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construction safety conference

2014 Construction Safety Conference
November 14-15, 2014

The 9th annual Bridging the Gap conference is a two-day conference on safety in the construction industry. A pre-conference rigging course is also available on November 13th.

updated guidelines

Updated guidelines effective September 19, 2014

  • G8.24-1 Alternative standard for high visibility apparel
  • G21.75 Unfired explosives
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Free e-learning courses from CCOHS regarding possible changes to WHMIS after GHS

Partners Program

Certificate of Recognition (COR) - Partners Program

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

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