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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 of College of Trades: Puppet Spokesmen, Dissing Contractor Associations and Drawing Fat Paycheques

Last week’s article by editor Steve Payne, on the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT), was spot on…
Just… wow. Check out this incredibly misleading video from the Ontario College of Trades.

My take on this video is, OCOT’s underlying message to homeowners is not to use online contractors or trades. OCOT continues to beat their own drum, giving the impression they are the… Read More


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50 Shades of Grey in Home Renovation & Custom Home Building Safety

Safety is like two sides of a coin.

Side one is what the laws prescribe you to do on job sites to protect workers and the public.

Side two is called reality.

It seems that reality is the guiding force in many home renovation and custom home building job sites, especially when the constructor (general contractor) hires sub trades who believe that safety laws are… Read More


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Asbestos Awareness

Do you know the hazards of coming into contact with asbestos? Do you know what to look for, what materials may contain asbestos or what to do if asbestos is found on-site?

It’s important that all employees who could come into contact with materials that might contain asbestos be given appropriate training on working safely in these situations. This course was created specifically to educate employees about the dangers of working with materials that may contain asbestos.


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