Did you know... New Members - London and District Construction


Did you know... New Members - London and District Construction
April 2015 The LDCA will be closed at 12 noon Th
Did you know...
......The Certificate of Recognition (COR™) program is often required for contracts with b
projects in provinces outside of Ontario. For example, municipalities including... in (prov
registered with the COR™ program in order for them to work. To learn more about COR
London & District Construction
New Members
Art­Tech Construction
331 Aberdeen Dr. London, ON N5V
4S4 519­453­5322 fax 519­453­
5335 www.ldca.on.ca
PO BOX 28150
London, ON N6H 5R2 226­785­1930 www.art­tech­construc
Arthur Druzcz adruzcz adruzcz@art­tech­cons
Office Hours: Mon ­ Thurs. 8am ­ 5pm Fri 8am ­ 4pm
In This Issue
1. Did you know....
2. New Members
3. Learn How to Properly Manage
Your Workplace Injuries....
4. Project Excellence
5. Message from the Chief
Prevention Officer
6. The Wire
7. NTR Developments Inc.
Receives Top Honor....
8. Working at Heights Training
9. Join CMD for a free Economic
forecast webcast
10. Learn How to Properly Manage
Your Workplace Injuries....
Providing value­added construction services to our clients by creating a successful partnership with them throughout the c
establish lasting relationships with our clients by exceeding their expectations and gaining their trust through exceptional p
construction team.
Burcon Construction 10893 Old River Road [email protected]
London, ON N0L 1R0 www.burcon.com
First General Services (Lo
954 Leathorne St
Unit 5 London, ON N5Z 3M5 519­685­7464
Tools to Advocate Your Business
# of NEW Postings on the EPR Mar 2nd ­ April 4th 2015
Pre­Quals ­ 12
Lambton Stucco Limited
RFQs ­ 13
RFPs ­ 13
48­550 Sarnia Rd
London, ON N6G 4X6 519­694­7546 EOI­ 1
Tenders ­ 166
Access to BestBidz EPR
For a free 1 month trial of the BestBidz
EPR, please contact Sarah
ServiceMaster Restore of 48­550 Sarnia Rd
Thorndale, ON N0M 2P0 519­461­9156 On Line Health & Safety Courses CCA News WSIB News
City of London LCIP Policy The LDCA office will be closed at 12 noon on Thursda
London Economic Development
Corporation Build Force Canada has launched
a new, improved Careers in
Construction website.
A Spotlight on the Best of Our Indust
Thursday April 23rd ,2015
Cocktails: 5:30 pm ~ Dinner: 6:30 pm
Awards & Entertainment: 7:30 pm ­ 9:30 pm
Tickets: $100.00 + hst
Reserve your tickets early! The previous Awards Gala SOL
Contact [email protected], visit the LDCA webs
or 519.453.5322 to reserve tickets/table. Apply Today!
For more information regarding the
Gold Seal Program please visit
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Units from 300 to 800 sq. ft.
Centrally located, reasonable rates
call 519 661 0867 or email
Sponsorship Registration now Open!
LDCA Spring Golf Tournament
May 14th, 2015
The London & District Construction
Association is pleased to announce
that our new website has launched!
Members can log into the new site to
view their profiles, update buyers guide
information, make online purchases
and registrar for events!
St. Thomas Golf & Country Club
Your Bestbidz EPR account has
remained the same, no log in
changes, and is still accessible from
our new website!
Here's the details! Closest to the Pin $250
Longest Drive $250
Lunch Co­Sponsors $300
Hole Sponsor $150
Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive Sponsors are encouraged to staff the hole. It's a great way to m
hand out some company swag (or water/snacks) and turn your sponsorship into a 'hole in on
All hole and lunch sponsors include signage and table recognition.
Tournament Details:
Team Best Ball ­ Play your own ball, score best two
Registration includes:
18 Holes of Golf with Cart
Hamburger or Hotdog & Drink at the Turn
Full Course Steak Dinner
Complimentary Future 2 for 1 Round of Golf for all Players valued at up to $12
Great prizes including Longest Drive & Closest to the Pin
Alternative (Rain) Date October 8th 2015
Golf Registration opens April 21 2015!!
Message from the Chief Prevention Officer:
New unit to support the implementation of new standards and trai
The Ministry of Labour has created a new unit within the Prevention Office to support the implementation of new standards and train
comes into force on April 1, 2015.
The Health and Safety Program Administration and Certification Unit (HSPACU), is responsible for the assessment and approv
applications. Applications are assessed against Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) approved standards like the new Working at Heights
Petro Canada Super Pass
Check out this information for great
savings on corporate accounts. Even if
you have an account check it out to be
sure you are getting all the savings!
Once programs and providers receive CPO approval, HSPACU also provides oversight to ensure Approved Providers and Programs
verifies program completion for learners and issues certification and proof of completion cards.
In addition to Working at Heights Program Administration, HSPACU oversees the certification of Joint Health and Safety Committee communication and client support services for inquiries related to the Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers and Super
Working at Heights programs.
As new programs are developed by the Prevention Office, HSPACU will continue to carry out Training Program and Provider approv
Ministry of Labour.
Questions regarding these programs can be answered by calling 1­877­202­0008 or by e­mailing the following addresses:
For inquiries regarding WAH (including training provider questions) ­ [email protected]
For inquiries regarding JHSC (including training provider questions) ­ [email protected]
For inquiries regarding Awareness Training ­ [email protected]
Question of the Week: When must you report an accident?
Answer: Employers must report a work­related accident to the WSIB if they learn that a worker requires health care and/or
• is absent from regular work
• earns less than regular pay for regular work (e.g., part­time hours)
• requires modified work at less than regular pay
• requires modified work at regular pay for more than seven calendar days following the date of accident
To promote women who work
within the construction industry
through education, mentoring,
networking and support.
'the Wire' is featured regularly in the LDCA Pulse. All information is provided by Zsoldo
on the weekly information or on another WSIB related issue, please contact Sheila Zs
Find out more!
LDCA Members are eligible to consult with Zsoldos Consulting for 30 minutes monthly
1326 Huron Street, Suite 266
London, ON N5V 2E2
Office: 519­601­2420 Cell: 519­868­8272 www.zsoldosconsulting.net
NTR Developments Inc. Receives Top Honor Award
March 9, 2015 – NTR Developments Inc. is pleased to announce it has been named recipient of the 1 Million Dollar Cumulative
the design and manufacture of custom­engineered metal building systems.
This distinguished award recognizes Authorized Nucor Builders with outstanding performance in selling Nucor custom steel as a Nucor Builder. From a network of more than 1,000 Authorized Nucor Builders nationwide, NTR Developments Inc. is one
“We congratulate NTR Developments Inc. for their outstanding achievement of the 1 Million Dollar Cumulative award,” said
“This award is a testament to their ability to provide superior construction services using Nucor Building Systems products.”
Through a network of Authorized Builders, Nucor Building Systems offers a wide array of building solutions for projects ranging
the agricultural, community, and retail industries that are custom designed, yet cost­ effective, efficient, and faster to erect than
Based in Kitchener, ON, but serves the entire province, NTR Developments Inc. is an Authorized Nucor Builder specializing in
about NTR Developments Inc., please feel free to contact us.
NTR Developments Inc.
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Mississauga∙ Oakville ∙ Kitchener (HO). London ∙ Chatham. Working at Heights Training Requiremen
Working at heights (WAH) in an unsafe manner is one of the leading causes of fatalitie
for workers in the construction industry.
As of April 1, 2015, new requirements in O. Reg. 297/13 will require employers to ensure that workers on construction
methods of fall protection — travel restraint systems, fall restricting systems, fall arrest systems, safety nets, or work b
working at heights training.
AFFINITY PROGRAM Don't forget to take advantage of our
Affinity Program with Mercedes­Benz
London. Regardless of your fleet size,
all LDCA members receive the
incentive of a volume discount when
buying only one unit. Your
Association's membership gives you
incredible buying power to build your
fleet! That's a $5,000 discount for being
an LDCA member.
Workers already trained under the fall protection training requirements of subsection 26.2(1) in O. Reg. 213/91
trained under the new requirements (April 1, 2017). As a priority, workers on construction projects who will be working
training will require working at heights training as of April 1.
The ministry has been accepting applications from training providers since January. Application forms and other resou
Ministry of Labour. The ministry’s website additionally lists Chief Prevention Officer (CPO)­approved working at heigh
To date, the ministry has approved seven training providers. As of March 30, there were over 200 instructors available
the websites of approved training providers for their details and training dates, times, and locations.
Over 600 training sessions are scheduled across Ontario. WAH training is being offered in various languages and on
Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish and Turkish. More providers are in the final stages of the as
Ministry’s website soon.
For more information please contact: Ridley Wetton, Sprinter Specialist Mercedes­Benz London
P. 519.668.0600 x242
C. 519.630.2807
Regarding enforcement, inspectors will exercise judgement and discretion when they observe unsafe work at heights investigation. Inspectors also have the ability to issue time­based compliance plan orders where proof of training
Section 26.2 of O. Reg. 213/91 is required but working at heights training has not been completed.
Demand for WAH training will be substantial over the coming weeks and months. The ministry asks employers who no
consider all providers approved by the CPO. [email protected] www.luxuryvans.ca The ministry is committed to the safety of all workers who work at heights. "Did you know that Infrastructure Health & Safety Association offers over 75 traini
These courses range from general awareness courses to highly technical instruction for Traffic Control or Asbestos. LDCA Member & Employee Insurance
& Benefit Package
Stevenson & Hunt Insurance Brokers,
part of Arthur J. Gallagher Canada
We have field staff across the province, including London, to ensure that programs are available when and where you
[email protected], or Michael McCusker: [email protected] to discuss your training needs."
Our Vision: Workplaces without injuries, illnesses or fatalities.
Please contact:
Becky Black 519.963.3564
[email protected]
Join CMD for a free economic forecast webcast on Apr
Construction activity has been increasing moderately but unevenly. Recent indication suggest that 2015 could be a m
major risks, especially for contractors that are dependent on oil and gas investment, public outlays or export­related se
construction economists expect will happen in different regions and construction segments, along with what they fores
Tune in Thursday, April 30, from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. (EDT), when top construction
economists, Ken Simonson of the AGC of America, Kermit Baker of the AIA and Alex
Carrick of CMD come together for a fast­paced, interactive economic look into the
coming season:
Will Construction Pick Up the Pace or the Pieces?
The complimentary broadcast is open to everyone. All who register can download the
presentation slides and view the archived presentation, when available. AIA
members who attend the live broadcast are eligible to receive 1.5 AIA CEU credits.
AIA members are eligible to receive 1.5 learning units for attending the live webcast. Members must include their AIA member architects can request a certification of completion.
Provider #: 40107831
Program #: 14CFW043015
Program Name: Will Construction Pick Up the Pace or the Pieces?
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