Workplace Safety for New and Young Workers

Workplace Safety for New and Young Workers

As part of our continuing involvement with the Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS), we are pleased to forward an article on five best practices to keep new and young workers safe. The article also contains links to various resources small business would find helpful to manage their health and safety programs. We would ask that you review this document, take the necessary action, and forward this bulletin throughout your company in the interest of promoting a safe work environment.

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Passing of Doug Hotham

In Memory of Douglas Harold Hotham September 13, 1927 – October 18, 2017 Having just turned 90 a month earlier, Doug passed away peacefully after a brave battle with cancer on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. He is survived by his wife Norma, sons Brent (Kate) and Greg (Janine), Toronto Maple Leaf Alumni. Doug loved his […]

OGMA Newsletter – June 2017

IN MEMORIAM: Long-time industry colleague, Dennis Haatvedt, passed away on March 23 at the far too early age of 58. Dennis was diagnosed with brain cancer about a year ago. Dennis was a long-term director with the Architectural Glass & Metal Contractors Association and for the last year of his working life, he served as […]

OGMA Newsletter – April 2017

IN MEMORIAM: It is with regret that we inform of the passing of Daren Jamieson in February 2017, at the far too early age of 54. Daren had worked in the industry in sales since he got his start as the western Ontario sales representative for Guardian Industries in 1993. He worked for a number […]

IG Fabricator Workshop

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance has extended an invitation to all OGMA members to attend their IG Fabricator Workshop at Exova in Mississauga, at the discounted IGMA members cost. The workshop takes place February 28, 2017, to March 2, 2017. For an outline of the program and to register, please visit the workshop website at […]

Passing of Daren Jamieson

It is with regret that we inform of the passing of Daren Jamieson in February 2017, at the far-too-early age of 54. Daren had worked in sales in the industry since 1993 when he got his start as the western Ontario sales representative for Guardian Industries. He worked for a number of glass companies over […]

New Standards for Building Guard Glass

by Frank Fulton Originally published in Glass Canada Magazine, February 2017 Issue Requirement and reaction You probably remember all the kerfuffle brought on by mainstream media a few years ago over the epidemic of shattered glass falling from high rise buildings onto the heads of unsuspecting pedestrians. People were afraid to walk outside, Toronto politicians […]

OGMA Newsletter – February 2017

In addition to continuing to champion the interests of our industry in pursuit of Prompt Payment legislation and changes to the Ontario Construction Lien Act, the OGMA has a lot to offer its members coming up in 2017. Please mark the following event dates in your calendar and plan to attend. In case you missed […]

Understand Your Lien Rights

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this said over the years: “The owner didn’t pay me for the job so I slapped a lien on the building. At least I’ll get paid someday when he tries to sell it.” WRONG! At our winter seminar, Geza Banfai, Counsel with McMillan LLP, set the […]

Write Your MPP to Drive Home the Prompt Payment Message

As you know, the Attorney General has announced that the Government will introduce prompt payment legislation in spring 2017, as recommended under the Construction Lien Act Review Report. The voices of all Ontario construction-families have been heard. Prompt payment legislation will help trade contractors and suppliers to run businesses with more certainty, provide more competitive […]

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