OSN is an agile multi-sector occupational health & safety provider. We service every work sector in Ontario as well as federal government clients. OSN also supports Ontario business with locations in other Canadian jurisdictions.
Our team is exclusively composed of experienced professionals who have versed the realm of occupational health & safety. We pride ourselves on customized solutions. Feel welcome to connect with us for your personalized workplace safety solution!
OSN provides in-person or remote occupational health & safety services, including training, auditing, coaching, workshops, documentation support, and project management.
OSN was founded on the principle of being your external safety coordinator. Businesses that are not able to carry the cost of a full-time safety professional benefit greatly from our services.
OSN keeps costs low. There is a universal hourly rate for all standard services. The client only pays for what they ask. No hidden fees, head counts or contract commitments.
There is no cookie cutter approach. All services are specific to the client at no additional cost. We only pair business with professionals who have worked in their industry. We do not hire students or general trainers.
The network supports every region of Ontario. We also provide remote services through TEAMS or ZOOM.
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March 15, 2023
LONDON — The Ontario government is working for workers by making washrooms on construction sites private, clean and safe. There are nearly 600,000 construction workers in Ontario, but only one in 10 are women. These changes, if approved, would make the skilled trades more accessible to women by ensuring they have access to at least one women’s-only washroom on jobsites and properly fitting equipment such as uniforms, boots and safety harnesses.
March 14, 2023
A worker was critically injured when a rope attached to a tensioner-puller machine pulling an aerial cable over the span of the bridge broke. K-Line Maintenance and Construction Limited (the Company) failed as an employer to ensure that measures and procedures prescribed by regulation were carried out at a worksite.
March 13, 2023
KITCHENER — The Ontario government is working for workers by proposing updates to employment laws that would respond to more workers being remote and a changing economy. Under the proposed changes, employees who work solely from home would be eligible for the same enhanced notice as "in-office" and other employees in mass termination situations. This would ensure that remote employees receive the same eight week minimum notice of termination or pay-in-lieu, preventing companies from taking advantage of them.
March 10, 2023
Description of Offence: A worker was fatally injured during the installation of a roofing membrane. The worker, who was not wearing fall protection, fell 3.26 metres onto pavement. Jackson Roofing & Son Contracting Inc., failed to ensure that the measures and procedures prescribed by section 26.1(2) of Regulation 213/91 were carried out at a workplace .
March 03, 2023
Description of Offences: A worker was seriously injured when they slipped on ice that had accumulated on an elevated platform and fell through a gap between the platform and a wall. Spartan Weatherguard Exteriors failed, as an employer, to ensure that the platform was free of ice and that equipment was used in accordance with the manufacturer’s operating manual, as required by Ontario Regulation 213/91: Construction Projects.
March 03, 2023
TORONTO — The Ontario government is working for workers by expanding cancer coverage for firefighters. These changes will make it faster and easier for these heroes and their families to access the compensation and supports they deserve for thyroid and pancreatic cancers from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).
February 23, 2023
Description of Offence: A worker was injured after falling from a crumbler machine. The worker had just finished cleaning the front of the crumbler when the incident occurred. The worker was working on an unguarded rail on the machine, and was returning to a platform, when the incident occurred. The worker was unaware the machine should only be cleaned from the platform, which was protected by a guardrail. The employer failed to provide information, instruction and supervision to the worker on the safe cleaning of the crumbler machine.
February 21, 2023
Description of Offence: EBC, Inc. (the Company) failed to protect a worker from falling through a work surface opening by ensuring a protective cover was securely fastened and adequately identified.
February 15, 2023
Description of Offence: A worker was injured by a steel truss that tipped over. Eric Lemire Enterprises Inc./Les Enterprises Eric Lemire Inc. failed, as an employer, to ensure material or equipment at a project was stored and moved in a manner that did not endanger a worker.
February 15, 2023
A worker was seriously injured after a large vat, suspended on a forklift truck, tipped off the forks. The worker had been helping to install the vat when it shifted in balance after a strap was removed. The strap had attached the vat to the forks of the forklift truck. The supervisor, who was driving the forklift truck, exited the vehicle before the strap was removed, leaving it unoccupied with a suspended load. The employer and supervisor failed to ensure the forklift truck operator did not leave the controls of the truck unattended when it had a raised load on its forks.
February 10, 2023
Description of Offence: A worker was seriously injured while manually clearing a blockage from an industrial machine. Contrary to safety procedures, the machine did not have a guard to prevent access to the machine’s moving parts. Kubota Materials Canada Corporation failed to ensure that the measures and procedures prescribed by section 24 of Regulation 851/90, were carried out at a workplace.
February 09, 2023
Description of Offence: A worker was severely injured by unguarded equipment. Handi Foods Ltd. failed, as an employer, to ensure machinery was guarded to prevent access to its pinch point, as required by Ontario Regulation 851, Section 25.