Build positive working relationships with politicians and bureaucrats at all levels of government. A strong steady voice in order to adequately address policy decisions, regulations and legislation affecting our industry.
INDUSTRY TRENDS AND AWARENESS
Keep members informed of relevant proposed legislation and regulatory changes affecting our industry.
Liaise with other construction associations on matters of mutual concern.
Working closely with WSIB and other agencies to support, foster and promote safe workplace practices, maximize savings to our members and develop safety procedures.
Encourage educators and students to seek out careers in the sewer and watermain industry through annual scholarship programs, bursaries and through OCCI. Offer the Canadian Construction Association's Gold Seal Certification program.
THEFT PREVENTION PROGRAM
Disseminate information to our members and recommend risk management and equipment/material theft prevention measures. Through our theft prevention consultant, liaise with police enforcement agencies regarding equipment theft.
Host special events and activities designed to provide networking opportunities for our members. Represent our industry at conferences and political events and bring a unified voice to working groups and round tables.