Training & Safety
Bob Finnigan, president of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, heads to Ottawa this week to talk to the feds about housing affordability.
Introduction As an industry, we have made great improvements in safety performance, but despite our best efforts safety in construction has largely remained behind the
Established in 1952, the Interprovincial Red Seal Program was developed to form a common set of standards for designated trades and now represents the Canadian
The construction industry is forecasted to lose 250,000 skilled tradespeople over the next decade, making mentorship more critical than ever.
A new working at heights training standard aimed at preventing deaths and critical injuries in the Ontario construction sector takes effect April 1.
Traditionally, construction has not been a field too many women have considered. In fact, historically they were encouraged to enter teaching, nursing or clerical positions.
Shortages of skilled workers in Alberta are well-known and well-documented, and this year the federal government overhauled the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program and created a precarious situation for the future of a successful construction industry in Alberta.
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.
The new Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program will provide the electric vehicle transportation sector of the electrical industry with a structured platform to facilitate training and certification for the installation of electric vehicle supply equipment across residential, commercial/public and fleet markets.
The common chorus is that B.C. is going to need more than 50,000 new skilled workers over the coming decade.
Six helpful steps employers can follow when developing an injury management plan.
Six key risk factors that construction site workers should consider and the steps necessary for augmenting the chances of success.
Preventing disease is a unique challenge for today’s businesses because unlike regular jobsite hazards, workers don't know if they’ve breathed in harmful toxins until they get sick years later.
The issue of a pending skilled workers’ shortage is probably the single biggest challenge facing the B.C. construction industry.