COVID-19 LATEST UPDATES LINK - ONTARIO
May 09, 2020
Click here for general information on COVID-19 
https://covid-19.ontario.ca/
CONSTRUCTION SITE HEALTH AND SAFETY DURING COVID-19
March 30, 2020
Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development has recently posted Construction Site Health and Safety during COVID-19 at this link: 

https://www.ontario.ca/page/construction-site-health-and-safety-during-covid-19


 
TRAINING UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19
March 16, 2020

Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development has advised cautionary measures should take place for training but Working At Heights training can continue.
Our Working at Heights / WAH-Refresher classes on-site are proceeding as scheduled. We will be adjusting our classes to a maximum of 6 participants.
We are taking extra steps to reduce the risk of transmission and keep everyone as healthy as possible.
We have increased the frequency of sanitation at our training facilities; including door handles, washroom facilities and table/chairs.
Hand sanitizer bottles and disinfecting wipes are available.

As always "If you are sick, please stay home"

UPCOMING MINISTRY'S HEALTH & SAFETY ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVES
December 30, 2019

Safe At Work Ontario — Annual sector-specific compliance plans

As part of Safe At Work Ontario, the Ministry’s operations division developed annual sector-specific compliance plans to guide the work of inspectors and their proactive visits. Plans are developed for four sectors and specialized services: The plans include details about the ministry’s planned health and safety initiatives.  Each year, inspectors conduct proactive health and safety compliance initiatives and enforcement activities that target hazards and identified workplace concerns in workplaces in each sector.
 
Upcoming initiatives:
 
Construction sector –Personal Protective Equipment – Feb 3, 2020 – Mar 13, 2020
https://www.ontario.ca/page/construction-sector-compliance-plan-2019-2020
 
Industrial sector – Machine Guarding – Jan 2, 2020 – Mar 31, 2020
https://www.ontario.ca/page/industrial-sector-compliance-plan-2019-2020
 
Health Care sector – Group Homes – Feb 3, 2020 – Mar 13, 2020
Health Care sector- Out-of-Hospital Care – Feb 1, 2020 – Mar 20, 2020
https://www.ontario.ca/page/health-care-sector-compliance-plan-2019-2020
 
Mining sector – Emergency Preparedness Self-Audit – Feb 3, 2020 – Mar 27, 2020
https://www.ontario.ca/page/mining-sector-compliance-plan-2019-2020
 
Specialized Professional Services sector – Municipalities/Ergonomics – Apr 1, 2019 – Mar 31, 2020
https://www.ontario.ca/page/specialized-professional-services-compliance-plan-2019-2020

Full article can be found at https://www.ontario.ca/document/occupational-health-and-safety-ontario-april-2018-march-2019/compliance-plans-and-blitzes#section-0
 
INTERVIEW WITH RONALD MCGUIRE IN THIS MONTH'S BIZ X MAGAZINE - PAGE 7
July 16, 2019
Ronald McGuire sat down with Bix Z magazine to discuss industry trends, new offerings and our competitive advantages.  The article can be found on page 7 of the July/August Issue - click here to view the article and scroll to page 7.

https://bizxmagazine.com/biz-x-magazine-july-august-2019-volume-22-issue-7