Obituary from David Milan at Apollo: “It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that Apollo Concrete Contracting announces the passing of our President, James (Jim) George Woods. Jim had a great and influential presence in the concrete flooring industry. He was involved in many construction associations, both as a member and director. Jim was […]
Each year the CFLRA makes donations to local Charities across Ontario to give back to the communities in which we live and operate our businesses. This year the CFLRA made donations to Creating Alternatives, Habitat for Humanity (Ottawa & Windsor-Essex), The Arthritis Society, Sick Children’s Hospital and the ARCH Hospice in memory of Mr. Doug […]
From the Ontario College of Trades: The first ever Interprovincial Red Seal exam for the trade of Cement (concrete) Finisher will be available in Ontario as of April 1, 2018. Once released, individuals will be able to achieve a Red Seal Endorsement (RSE) on their Certificate of Qualification (C of Q). This will be the […]
Hats off to Director Luc Rancourt of Duron Services, and his wife Elizabeth, who were filling sand bags yesterday to protect homes in the area from rising flood waters ! Proudly making a difference – way to go Luc & Elizabeth !
The CFLRA has along history of making contributions to a variety of local charities across Ontario each December in an effort to help others. This year our Directors selected Habitat for Humanity, The Kitchener Foodbank, Autism Ontario, The Scott Mission and The Salvation Army for our donations. All donations were made in memory of the […]
Our Work Safe Bulletins have been updated – please visit our Safety page or click HERE for more information. The purpose of Work Safe Bulletins is to provide specific hazard information and promote discussion of safe work practices in our trade work. Please call or e-mail if you have any questions, suggestions or concerns. If […]
On July 1 2016 a new Ontario Construction Regulation came into effect that requires employers to test the airborne concentrations of Carbon Monoxide (CO) in any excavation, building or other enclosed structure in which an internal combustion engine is operated (Ont. Reg. 213/91 47(3)). This new requirement is a huge step forward to help us […]
CLICK HERE to download the Summer 2016 FINISHING NEWS e-newsletter. Topics include Red-Seal, Carbon Monoxide, Surface Evaporation Reducers and Heat Stress. Be safe out there !
The CFLRA is pleased to make the following donations to local charities across Ontario in an effort to give back and help others: Habitat for Humanity Windsor Waterloo Region Foodbank Autism Ontario Habitat for Humanity Ottawa United Way Sault Sainte Marie Sick Children’s Hospital Toronto Thanks are extended to all CFLRA employers for their support […]
A recent study by the Ontario Construction Secretariat indicates that organized construction trades have 23% fewer injuries on ICI construction work sites than non-union workers. It is not surprising that better trained and supported organized workers should perform better than workers who have no organized skills training or safety support. And while it is good […]