Health & Safety
A construction site closure can happen even with the best COVID precautions and safety plans in place. Vigilance and due diligence are key.
The commercial real estate, facilities management and construction/retrofit sectors appear poised to capture a share of the spending announced in the Canadian government’s fall economic statement.
BCCSA recently updated its best practices for when someone on site is presumed to have COVID-19. The industry must continue to be vigilant.
Along with measures to discourage spurious lawsuits, the legislation has implications for commercial real estate operators and any organization with potential scofflaws among its employees or membership.
Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
Radon in buildings is a significant health concern recognized by Health Canada and the World Health Organization. According to Health Canada, approximately 16 per cent
A new working at heights training standard aimed at preventing deaths and critical injuries in the Ontario construction sector takes effect April 1.
Developing and implementing a safety culture in the workplace requires much more than just rules and regulations; it requires leadership.
A property management company has a health and safety program in place; its employees are well-trained and aware of the hazards they face in the
The role, function and responsibilities of an OHS prime contractor is becoming better understood as the industry gains comfort with the concept.
All businesses take on risks to save time and money. But some risks, like those relating to the workplace safety, are just not worth the gamble.
Canada's Bill C-45 established new legal duties that apply to workplace health and safety; but too few organizations are aware of its potential impact.