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President's Report

Lyndsy Miceli, our most recent Member Services staffer, has recently handed in her notice, and will be moving on to another employer. We wish her well.

That leaves us with an opening for an energetic and enthusiastic individual who meets the criteria for this position. Click here to read more about it. If you know someone looking for a position of this nature, please have them contact the OGCA.

League of Champions

Mark your calendars for the first League of Champions school visit of the season!

We have an exciting opportunity to visit Lambton College in Toronto on Wednesday, September 26 as part of their Speaker Series.

Date: Wednesday, September 26
Time: 1:00 pm. The event is scheduled to run for 1 to 1.5 hours.
Location: Lambton College in Toronto (271 Yorkland Blvd, Toronto, ON M2J 1S5)
Room: Toronto Atrium
Who: 200-220 staff and students
What: Presentation by MySafeWork, in conjunction with a panel of industry leaders (including Champions) who will respond to student questions.

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Andrea George by email at Andrea@theLOC.ca.

See you there!

Member News

Those of you who took part in a survey conducted by Katelyn Versteeg back at the beginning of the year will be interested to see the results of her survey. Please click here to review the results.

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Safety

Today, COR™ certification has reached a stage where you just cannot remain registered anymore, especially come 2019. The luxury of just remaining registered and bid for projects is soon vanishing. Therefore, it’s time to take quick action.

CLICK HERE to check the latest COR™ requirements of various organizations published by the IHSA.

Here’s how we’ll help you maintain your COR™ momentum through our COR™ Breakfast Seminar.

Legislative & Legal Updates

Remember that you can always look up the current and previous legislative reports by clicking here.

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Education & Events
Calendar of Events
Industry News

On October 1st, 2018, the Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD) is holding a free conference supporting the launch of the New MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario.

This newly revised Guideline provides updated content and a host of tools and resources targeted to meet the needs of organizations of all shapes and sizes.

The conference will unveil the new MSD Guideline website, providing an interactive opportunity to learn about the three streams of the Guideline that have been developed. Registration is open, and space is limited!

Click here for the attachment for additional details.

This fall, the Ministry of Labour is holding back-to-back consultations in the Greater Toronto Area on:

1. The Safe at Work Ontario Strategy, and
2. Ontario’s next five-year strategy for occupational health and safety.

Please see the attached invitation letter from Leon Genesove (Acting Director from the Ministry of Labour, Operations Division) and Ron Kelusky (Chief Prevention Officer from the Ministry of Labour, Prevention Office).

If you are interested in attending any of the sessions, please register at https://sawo.eventbrite.com.

We look forward to engaging with you to advance the goal of creating safer workplaces for Ontarians.

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Associate Partner News and Events

We have opened up sponsorship for the 2019 Construction Symposium, April 11 - 13, 2019 at Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood.

At this time, sponsorship and booths are only open for Associate Partner Members to register.

If you are not an APP member, we will be sending out the sponsorship package to you in late October.

If you are an APP member and did not get the sponsorship package, please contact the OGCA.

Participate! You deserve to be recognized! Concrete is one of the most used and innovative construction materials that can be utilized on Ontario construction projects. This fact is highlighted by the quality of the submissions that have been received over the past years for the Ontario Concrete Awards program.