TORONTO, Ont. – The life of a truck driver can be risky, and the Ontario Ministry of Labour has tapped into some trucking-related expertise to identify the underlying issues that contribute to workplace injuries.
TORONTO, Ont. – The annual surge of online shopping linked to Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals has concluded. The question that remains is how quickly the parcels will ship through Canada Post.
TORONTO, Ont. — Safety is the key to running an efficient business. Accidents and injuries can cost time and money in insurance claims and lost productivity. In this month’s Pulse survey, we asked readers how they feel about safety in […]
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The safety messages are found at every turn, usually in a bold red and black. There are reminders not to smoke, and the need to wear safety glasses and safety shoes. Lockout tags and keys hang from door handles to ensure vehicles are not unexpectedly started while someone is working underneath.
They’re the not-so-subtle signs of Ryder’s commitment to safety in this Mississauga, Ont., shop and beyond.
TORONTO, ON – Some Ontario fleets will see a bump in their Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) premiums for 2018.
The rise in rates were announced at the group’s annual general meeting Set. 20, while WSIB also announced a drop in rates for other industries, totaling about $760 million combined for 2017 and 2018.
Warehousing is among those seeing a cut, with a 7.5% decrease in premium rates from $2.95 per $100 of insurable earnings in 2017, to $2.73 per $100 of insurable earnings in 2018. The rates for general trucking, couriers, and waste materials recycling, however, will go up.
WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba’s Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) has fined Manitoba-based Maxim Transportation Services nearly $50,000 after an employee suffered burns in a workplace incident in 2014.