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Aug 05, 2014

‘Construction activity’ applies to and can be found in all industries in Ontario

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Jul 24, 2014

Falls from heights a leading cause of workplace injuries and fatalities

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Jul 24, 2014

Falls from heights a leading cause of workplace injuries and fatalities

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May 06, 2014

Northern Ontario health and safety consultants prepare for new fall prevention training

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Mar 11, 2014

The Ministry of Labour's Prevention Office will be conducting consultations regarding the new Working at Heights Training Standard.

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Jan 08, 2014

Safety video series focuses on top four workplace hazards

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Dec 19, 2013

Standard applies to construction sector, as well as construction activity in other workplaces

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Sep 19, 2013

Ontario Chief Prevention Officer George Gritziotis issues call to action: 

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Feb 01, 2013

Today marks the start of the Ministry of Labour’s two-month blitz focusing on preventing slips, trips and falls in the workplace.

MOL Inspectors will be visiting...

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