Welcome to Health & Safety News, your monthly e-mail magazine from the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA). IHSA, a partner of Health & Safety Ontario, is mandated to work with employers and workers in Ontario to eliminate occupational injury and illness. It serves the aggregates, construction, electrical, natural gas, ready-mix concrete, transportation, and utilities industries.
Each month, we provide you with health and safety news from your industry, member updates, safety talks, and much more. If you have comments or ideas for stories, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Focus on Occupational Health
Occupational health hazards by industry
Important Ontario regulations updated
New clinic for asbestos disease
PenSafe Anchorage Connector – Recall Notice
Are you overexposed to noise?
Get a list of designated substances at your jobsite
Ask for the owner’s asbestos report
Surprised by asbestos?
Probable health hazards of diesel exhaust
“Dermatitis”: another word for skin problems
MSDs a concern for utility workers in cold temperatures
Cold comfort: How to avoid hypothermia and stay warm
Products and Services
Free web tutorial: Basics of Asbestos
New fall-protection course: Working at Heights
Guelph Hydro invites Olympian to celebrate utility’s achievement
Oakville Hydro drills deep to find auger storage solution
Thunder Bay Hydro takes on public and worker safety
Safety Talk: Lead