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  • Content last reviewed: August 2016

Construction projects should be safe workplaces. Workers, supervisors and employers are all responsible for safety. Construction site safety is everyone’s responsibility.

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New Construction Amendments Come Into Effect January 1

New safety requirements related to the operation of suspended access equipment (SAE) will come into force on January 1, 2017. The amendments to O. Reg. 213/91 (Construction Projects) will strengthen and clarify existing requirements for all buildings and structures where SAE may be used and where the regulation applies.

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