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LET THE GOVERNMENT PAY FOR YOUR TRAINING

Yes, that is correct! Employers can apply for a grant to cover their safety training costs. Employment Ontario in tandem with Canada's Economic Action Plan, has a program called Canada-Ontario Job Grant (COJC). This program is designed to provide direct financial support to small, medium and large employers of up to $10,000 per participant for training costs. A number of our clients are taking advantage of this program, and you should too! Click here for more information.

FORKLIFT STANDARDS HAVE CHANGED

The CSA standard for forklifts has changed and now employers do not have to conduct 18 month driving evaluations.
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NEW Definition of a Worker under the OHSA

The government has just announced, effective immediately, that the formal definition of a worker, under the Ontario Health and Safety Act and Regulations (OHSA) has changed. Read More

ONTARIO MAN JAILED 30 DAYS FOR DOING ELECTRICAL WORK UNAUTHORIZED 

A man in Ontario is facing 30 days in jail because he was doing electrical work without the proper license. According  to the Electrical Safety Authority  (ESA), this is the first time in Ontario that anyone has been  given jail sentence for an offence like this. See what Mike Homes has to say about it. Click here

ASK ACTIVE CANADIAN EMERGENCY TRAINING INC.

For more than 22 years Active Canadian Emergency Training Inc. (ACET) has been preparing workplace first aiders to confidently respond to first aid, and cardiac emergencies. As the first aid training partner for Industrial Safety Trainers, we asked ACET General Manager, Andrew Outinen to address some of the common questions workplaces have when it comes to first aid training and defibrillation. Read more

ONTARIO CO-OP STUDENT KILLED IN AN INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT

Sadly, a 17 year old student of Beamsville Secondary School in St. Catharines, Ontario was killed last Friday, September 26th. We are not sure of the details of the accident, but it is said that a Front End Loader or a Bobcat Loader was involved. According to news articles, the student received Safety Training through a Safety Orientation Program, provided by the school for Co-op Students. Read More

NEW: COMPLIANCE DATE FOR MANDATORY WORKER AND SUPERVISOR TRAINING IN ONTARIO

Have you heard the news?  As of July 1, 2014 new mandatory training for workers and supervisors will be enforced by the Ministry of Labour. 

 Click here to read more!

Is your business struggling with how to achieve compliance?  To assist you, IST has developed a training solution that meets and exceeds the requirements of the Ministry of Labour. 

Click here for a course description of our worker training course.

Click here for a course description of our supervisor training course.

We also offer public training dates running in various cities across Ontario. 
Click here for our schedule of public sessions, or call us at 1-800-219-8660 to reserve your seat.    
 

MINISTRY OF LABOUR 2014-2015 SAFETY BLITZ

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has published the 2014–2015 inspection blitz schedule under the Safe at Work Ontario initiative. These inspection blitzes are triggered by sector-specific hazards and characteristics stemming from the Safe at Work Ontario enforcement strategy.

Please click here for the 2014-2015 Blitz Schedule