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As Canada’s ONLY trade show serving the waste, recycling and public works markets, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada are pleased to announce their move to Niagara Falls for the 20th edition, October 25 – 26, 2017, hosted at Scotiabank Convention Centre.

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May, 2017
Business owner convicted and fined for hiring unlicensed contractor to do electrical work - worker died on-the-job


Jamal Shihadeh of Mississauga was convicted in Ontario court of hiring an unlicensed contractor to do electrical work at his business. 

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May, 2017
Triax Technologies launches IoT-Based Wearable System to increase safety, visibility in construction


This unprecedented Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled technology makes the digitally connected construction worksite possible for the first time.

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May, 2017
Construction Owners Association of Alberta honors Waiward Steel for commitment to safety


Waiward believes in the professional development of its workers and tracking competency to ensure that they are the most efficient, safe and capable workers in the industry. 

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May, 2017
New Report: Green Jobs in Quebec: Definition and Assessment of Potential Chemical and Biological Risks to Workers’ Health


The goal of a new study published by the IRSST was to produce a profile of green jobs in Quebec and assess the potential risks to workers’ health as a result of their exposure to chemicals and biological agents. 

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May, 2017
Vancouver police step up enforcement in support of roadside worker safety


Today, the Vancouver Police Department is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC to kick off the seventh annual B.C. Cone Zone Campaign with an enforcement blitz at a roadside worksite on Burrard Street in Vancouver. Last year, one roadside worker died on the job and 21 were injured and missed time at work.

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May, 2017
Ontario government introduces Construction Health and Safety Action Plan


The Construction Health and Safety Action Plan contains 16 recommendations to create a more knowledgeable, skilled sector and to increase the sector's compliance with occupational health and safety laws.

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May, 2017
SWANA Publishes New Tips for Safety at MRFs


Supporting the Solid Waste Association of North America's (SWANA) goal of promoting safety within the solid waste industry, SWANA has developed a new installment to its “Five to Stay Alive” series that features safety tips for Material Recovery Facility (MRF) employees.

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May, 2017
Managing Corporate Road Risk Exposure


Road Risk Exposure (RRE) is the measurement of the total days a fleet has a suspended driver in their operations. Put simply, if you only verify your fleet drivers once per year, you may have a driver who may be suspended on the day you receive the verification/abstract. 

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May, 2017
Drinking water does not meet Health Canada guidelines at new DND headquarters in Ottawa


Employees at the Department of National Defence’s new Ottawa headquarters have been told not to drink water at the site after recent tests showed it contained unacceptably high levels of lead and chemicals.

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April, 2017
Day of Mourning: Ceremonies across B.C. remember workers


Today, thousands of workers, families, employers and union members are remembering those who lost their lives on the job with ceremonies across British Columbia. 

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April, 2017
It's In Our Hands - Safety Week 2017 from May 1 - 5


During Safety Week, construction companies will take the opportunity to thank their employees for their dedication to safety and work to educate, inspire and share best practices. 

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April, 2017
Saskatchewan Common Ground Alliance hosts the annual Contractor Safety Breakfast in Outlook


The yearly event brought out a large attendance comprised of contractors, producers, municipality reps, emergency responders, industry reps and members of the public.  

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April, 2017
Lack of venting system caused carbon monoxide exposure in fatal incident in B.C.


BC Safety Authority (BCSA) has identified that the lack of a venting system caused carbon monoxide (CO) exposure, which is believed to have taken the lives of four people near Ashcroft, B.C on March 24.

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April, 2017
A look at construction security in downtown Toronto


Past the cranes, trucks, shoring rigs, concrete, and various heavy machinery, security operations are also ubiquitous across the city's construction sites, serving to prevent—and address—theft, vandalism, and trespassing.

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April, 2017
Ontario firefighters push private member bill that calls for labelling of building materials


Knowledge can make difference between life and death for firefighters when they are deciding whether they should enter or climb on the roof of a burning building to knock down a blaze.

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