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Editor's Note 
Welcome to day three of Contractor Qualification Week. Check out today's information on contractor management, curated to help you keep everyone safe, protected and informed on your work sites.
- Brandi Cowen, Editor

Glass contractor fined $150,000 after supervisor killed

A glass contractor has been fined $150,000 after one of its supervisors was killed while installing an exterior building panel at York University in Toronto. Stouffville Glass Inc. was subcontracted by the constructor to complete the exterior and interior glass installation, as well as the installation of exterior aluminum panels.

WorkSafeBC launches online registry of licensed asbestos abatement contractors

Starting Jan. 1, 2024, asbestos abatement employers must be licensed to operate in B.C. This means business owners and contractors must ensure their asbestos abatement contractor holds a valid licence before allowing them to carry out work.

Forestry contractors on helicopter that crashed, killing 2 near Prince George, B.C.

Forest products firm Canfor says hired contractors on their way to conduct field survey work for the company were on board a helicopter that crashed outside Prince George, B.C., killing two and injuring four.

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Leadership tips for working with contractors and subcontractors

Most business leaders recognize their duty to protect workers within the four walls of their operating facilities. But what if your team provides services and support onsite elsewhere — at a facility you don’t own? What if you employ temporary workers and contract employees? Where do the obligations of contractor and subcontractor begin and end in protecting contract workers’ health and safety? » Read more

Municipal owners are also ‘employers’ under OHS law: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Canada’s 4-4 split decision in R. v. Greater Sudbury (City) has affirmed the legal responsibility, and potential liability, of an owner of a construction project to comply with the legal duties of an employer as defined in Ontario’s occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation. » Read More...

On-demand: Contractor visibility: Mitigating contractor risks across multiple sites

If the contractors you hire don’t have a strong safety record, the right insurance, or strong risk management skills, they could end up costing your company a lot of money or, much worse than that, the liability of a serious injury or fatality. Learn how to mitigate contractor risk across your business. » Watch now