The Ontario Ministry of Labour has officially APPROVED Occupational Safety Group Inc. as a training provider for the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) Certification Program - Part 2 under the NEW training standard, which is set to launch March 1, 2016!
A Toronto Project Manager from Metron Construction Corp. has been sentenced to 3.5 years in jail after a deadly scaffolding collapse that killed four people and seriously injured one person. The five men were repairing a balcony at a Toronto highrise in 2009, when the scaffolding stage split in half, sending the five workers plunging 13 storeys to the ground.
In today’s day and age there are so many different methods and strategies to communicate safety. It’s important that thought is given as to which methods or approaches are required for specific situations and that barriers to effective communication are understood so we don't get caught up in avoidable communication pitfalls. These pitfalls can include a lack of knowledge or information, failure to set clear expectations, lack of attention to detail, selective listening, learning and language barriers, or pre-conceived ideas.