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  • Ontario transportation, warehousing injuries on the rise

    May 24, 2019 9:01AM by

    TORONTO, Ont. – Ontario workplaces are safer in general, but the province’s transportation and warehousing sector appears to be losing ground, new figures from the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) suggest. The WSIB’s annual Health and Safety Index

  • Partnership to offer programs to improve workplace safety

    October 20, 2016 3:29PM by Truck News

    HAMILTON, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) signed a memorandum of understanding to increase awareness for improved workplace safety in the trucking industry. Both organizations have committed to work together

  • Tarping flatdeck load without fall protection gear nets $30K fine

    January 29, 2015 10:23PM by Truck News

    INNISFIL, Ont. — No one was hurt, but an Ontario company was fined $30,000 because someone could’ve been, when working on top of a flatbed trailer without a safety harness or other fall protection equipment. A Ministry of Labour inspector