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Archive September 2023

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Legal Defense Insurance in Response to Bill 88

Changes to Ontario's Health & Safety Act have left the threat of legal fees, fines, and prosecution hanging over the construction industry.

 

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OSWCA Open Board Meeting

Join us October 24 at our Open Board meeting!

 

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NEW HEAT STRESS REGULATION UNDER THE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT

In an era where climate change is reshaping our world, the rising temperatures in Ontario are no exception. As the mercury climbs, the concern for the well-being of workers in various industries becomes increasingly crucial. The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) has taken a significant step by acknowledging the potential surge in workplace heat-related illnesses. In response, they've proposed a new Heat Stress Regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). This regulation aims to protect workers from the perils of excessive heat exposure. However, the Ontario Sewer and Watermain Contractors Association (OSWCA) has voiced its perspective on this matter, sparking an important dialogue regarding the intersection of worker safety and regulatory measures.

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MINISTRY OFF ENVIRONMENT PROPOSES TO MODERNIZE ENVIRONMENTAL PERMISSIONS

Member Bulletin: Ministry of Environment Proposes to Modernize Environmental Permissions

 

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JOINT INDUSTRY LETTER TO MINISTER SARKARIA - CONGRATULATIONS!

A Joint Industry Letter to Minister Sarkaria - Congratulations on Your Appointment as Minister of Transportation

 

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