Safety

fire alarm

Canadian Property Management

Undertaking fire alarm retrofits in older buildings

The replacement of a fire alarm system in an existing building can be a complex and challenging undertaking for building owners.
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Construction Business

ACSA celebrates millionth safety milestone

The Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) celebrated the association’s one millionth student to take safety training in the province at the end of August. Up
construction trends

Canadian Facility Management & Design

New Occupational Health Clinic opens in Ottawa

Ontario has opened a new Occupational Health Clinic for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) in Ottawa, dedicated to help treat and reduce workplace-related injuries and diseases for
new training facility Fort McMurray

Canadian Property Management

Workplace tragedy spurs call for risk framework

Industry is urged to implement risk management framework after a project manager was found guilty of criminal negligence in the '‘swing stage case."
Apartment Building

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Balcony mishaps in residential towers

Most Canadian cities see up to ten residential high-rise balcony- and window-related accidents per year. Here is an inside look at why they happen and how to help prevent them.
Police

Canadian Apartment Magazine

T.O. boy dies after fall from apartment building

According to an article from CBC news, three-year-old Wallace Passos has passed away, following a fall from the window of a 17th-floor unit in a Toronto apartment building. After being rushed to hospital, the young boy, who was described by paramedics as being in “grave condition,” succumbed to his injuries.
Sprinkler

Canadian Property Management

Quebec commits funds for sprinkler retrofits

The 2015-16 Quebec budget earmarks $70.6 million over the next five years to underwrite sprinkler retrofits in more than 1,300 privately owned seniors’ residences. This