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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 return to the Toronto area, November 9 – 10, 2016.  Hosted at the International Centre, these two events will be joined with the 7th edition of the Canadian Waste to Resource Conference produced by the Ontario Waste Management Association.

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Powerline experts deliver key safety messages to construction workers

May 16 to 22 is Powerline Safety Week, and PowerStream has collaborated with the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) to connect directly with front line workers on a local construction site to discuss safety precautions to take around powerlines.

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Ontario seeking feedback on construction health and safety awareness training

Ontario is consulting on proposed changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation (O. Reg. 297/13) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act that would, if approved, require employers to ensure that workers performing construction work to which the Construction Projects Regulation (O. Reg. 213/91) applies complete a construction hazard awareness training program.

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Partners in Road Construction Safety urge Albertans to slow down

The Partners in Road Construction Safety (PIRCS) today launched their annual campaign asking Alberta drivers to take a pledge at VowToSlowDown.ca with the goal of engaging Alberta drivers to make a commitment to driving the posted speed limits in road construction zones.

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Ottawa cycling advocate calls for better signage in construction zones

As construction projects in Ottawa shift into high gear for the summer in preparation for Canada's 150th birthday party in 2017, the city needs to be more consistent with its signage, says the vice-president of Citizens for Safe Cycling, a group that advocates for people who travel on two wheels.

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Parkland Construction ordered to pay $70K after fatal fall in Nova Scotia

The $70,000 penalty was recommended by both Crown and defence lawyers, and includes a $37,000 fund to establish a bursary at the Nova Scotia Community College in Fraser's name.

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BC construction sites urged to beef up security after history of suspicious fires

There have been 462 fires at construction sites over the past decade across B.C.; blazes that killed two people, injured 16 and caused over $100 million in damages and losses.

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100 homeless as fire destroys White Rock complex

White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin said there are 60 units in the Ocean Ridge complex. On the main floor of the building at what is known as the Five Corners, there are at least six businesses. 

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Construction resumes at Montreal hospital after crack spotted on steel beam

Construction crews resumed work Friday on the site of the superhospital of the Centre hospitalier de l’Unversité de Montréal (CHUM), a day after workers discovered a crack in a steel beam on the ninth floor of one of the buildings.

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Williams Lake concrete plant will rebuild after devastating fire

The owners of the United Concrete and Gravel Ltd. plant in Williams Lake, B.C. will rebuild after the company's main operational building was destroyed in an industrial fire on Monday.

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Always Work Safe: North American Occupational Safety and Health Week - May 1 - 7

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week - was first launched in June 1997, marked by an agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico. 

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Ontario issued more than 2,200 safety orders to prevent construction injuries

Ontario inspectors stopped work more than 200 times during an enforcement blitz to increase compliance with safety requirements when using heavy equipment at construction sites.

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Construction worker struck, killed near Arnprior

OPP confirm a construction worker has died after being struck by a car on Highway 17 late Monday morning near Arnprior.

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Contractor Safety Breakfast held in Melfort Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Common Ground Alliance (SCGA ) held the Melfort Contractor Safety Breakfast on April 15th at the Kerry Vickar Centre.

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Nova Scotia construction company pleads guilty to charge related to work site death

Parkland Construction has pleaded guilty to one charge under Nova Scotia's Occupational Health and Safety Act related to the death of a 21-year-old employee.

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Ontario Campaign targets workplace safety for youth

Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS) through a new awareness campaign – Bring Safety Home – that targets parents, friends, teachers and other support networks is aiming to make work safer for Ontario’s youth.

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