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 We’re a member-based, non-profit organization who provides the self-employed with education, training & other tools to protect them from the risk of fines, job site closures & prosecution under the OHSA.


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Ontario College of Trades will be “transformed” by Dalton McGuinty’s “ultimate public servant”

Are things really going to change for the OCOT, the heavily union-based ship that’s currently “under review” by bureaucrat/consultant Tony Dean? Dean is currently conducting an investigation into specific issues related to the College’s “scopes of practice” and the process for determining whether certification should be compulsory or voluntary. (In other words, whether other trades in our industry will be forced to join OCOT. Currently, plumbers, electricians, HVAC technicians and sheet metal workers are compulsory.) Dean’s recommendations on OCOT reform are due in the fall of this year.

In the meantime there has been… Read More


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A Work-Site Supervisor Melts Down!

He’s having a meltdown in the middle of the building site.

This site super has discovered a tradesman’s vehicle blocking others from entering or leaving the site. The culprit finally appears, sauntering slowly towards his locked and abandoned van, seemingly unfazed, shrugging his shoulders.

At this, the site manager cranks ups the volume. Nearby workers lay down their tools to watch.

Adding fuel to the fire, this tradesman is not… Read More


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First Aid Awareness

Do you know what to do if an employee were to injure themselves in your workplace? Time can be the difference between life and death so make sure you’re prepared!

This online course is designed to provide information required to respond appropriately to injuries and medical emergencies.


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