MRO Magazine

health and safety

  • Safe Employers to Get Rewarded

    February 24, 2020 by Mario Cywinski

    The Supporting Ontario’s Safe Employers program will reward the safest employers in Ontario with an estimated $140 million in funding. Employers who successfully implement health and safety programs in their workplaces will get Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) rebates

  • Mallot Creek Group Celebrates 20 years

    June 21, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Consulting company Mallot Creek Group is celebrating its 20th year of consulting on business development and engineering projects across Canada. “We have grown our company expertise to address the evolving industry and our founding values,” said Tito Guglielmi, Co-founder. “It

  • North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

    May 3, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    Hamilton, ON – From May 6-12, 2018, workplaces across North America will be celebrating North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week with activities that raise awareness of, and educate on, the importance of injury prevention. Health and safety committees

  • Miner thrown, killed by vehicle, company fined in death

    August 31, 2017 by MRO Magazine

    Sudbury, Ont. – Glencore Canada Corporation, owner-operator of the Nickel Rim South Mine, pleaded guilty and has been fined $200,000 in the death of a worker who was run over by a vehicle. The incident took place on October 20,

  • Upcoming workplace safety and health inspections

    June 27, 2017 by Rehana Begg

    The Ontario Ministry of Labour schedules inspection blitzes and initiatives to protect workers’ rights and to enhance employers’ awareness of their responsibilities. These safeguards align with both the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Employment Standards Act.  Workplaces are

  • News

    Partners in Prevention 2017 – Explores “The New Workplace”

    January 24, 2017 by Rehana Begg

    No one can deny that the workplace has changed dramatically in the last decade. The prevalence of mobile devices, ubiquitous internet access, telecommuting and working remotely have arguably improved productivity, but the human side of the equation must not be

  • A comprehensive ban on asbestos set for 2018

    January 2, 2017 by The Canadian Press

    Ottawa – Michelle Cote says her father didn’t want to see anyone else have their life choked from them the way he did before succumbing to asbestos-related disease last July. Cote added a human face and emotional wallop Thursday to

  • News

    Health & Safety Training – Air Quality Expert

    December 16, 2016 by Rehana Begg

    Air quality is a critical issue for manufacturers. Fumes and particulates created by welding and other industrial manufacturing processes aren’t just unpleasant – they have real health and safety consequences for employees and having dirty equipment and facilities also cuts

  • Funding cuts jeopardizing health, safety in federal buildings: Documents

    August 10, 2016 by The Canadian Press

    Ottawa – Officials warned the government late last year that without a significant boost in repair funds, aging and crumbling federal buildings could soon become unfit for workers and jeopardize health and safety. The situation outlined in briefings to Public

  • Cleaning crew affected by carbon monoxide, employer fined

    August 10, 2016 by MRO Magazine

    TORONTO, ON – Ground Maintenance Cleaning Contractors Inc. (GMCC Inc.), a property maintenance business, pleaded guilty and was fined $75,000 for failing to protect the health and safety of a crew of workers from exposure to carbon monoxide gas in

  • News Industry

    Ontario funds projects to improve Occupational Health and Safety

    July 7, 2016 by MRO Magazine

    Ontario is providing $4.38 million to support projects that will improve occupational health and safety for workers across the province. Investing in innovative approaches to health and safety will ensure that the realities of today’s changing workforce are addressed and