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Alec Caldwell
Alec Caldwell is the Founder of CARAHS, a Health & Safety Organization.We are approved providers by the Ministry of Labour (Ontario) to teach Working at Heights Training (Pro#34609)Visit the Ministry of Labour's web site to view our listing


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May 25, 2017
Are the Property Brothers above the law when it comes to safety?

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April 28, 2017
The Toronto ‘crane girl’: Risking others’ lives for Facebook likes?

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April 13, 2017
Boric acid in drywall – and its hazards

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March 31, 2017
Deadline to get your Ontario Working At Heights training extended to Oct. 1

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March 17, 2017
Remembering the two brothers who fell off a 47-storey skyscraper in NYC, one surviving

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February 24, 2017
Ontario MOL rolls out digital advertising warnings about underground contractors

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February 17, 2017
Caldwell: The INSANITY of letting your homeowner client “Pitch In”

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February 9, 2017
Beware of these non-compliant fall safety harnesses sold at big box stores

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January 18, 2017
New laws re: suspended platforms now in effect in Ontario

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December 23, 2016
Worker pulled 30 feet to the ground by a failing anchor point

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December 9, 2016
Who really needs Working at Heights training in Ontario?

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December 1, 2016
Nova Scotia construction truck driver received 69,000 volts from a power line – and lived to tell the tale!

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November 25, 2016
Caldwell: Photo on Ontario College of Trades website shows safety violation

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November 17, 2016
Attempts to deceive Ministry of Labour (Ontario) inspector lands contractor in jail

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November 3, 2016
Getting safety training – then working unsafely

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October 23, 2016
CARAHS CONTEST: Spot ALL the safety hazards in this photo and you could win a $100 gas card

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October 13, 2016
Have you got a WHMIS card yet? If not, your job site might get closed down

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October 13, 2016
Another residential roofer takes a plunge

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September 9, 2016
Caldwell: Construction safety when working for the government

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September 2, 2016
Turbans in place of hard hats: How the UK is handling it

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August 19, 2016
Caldwell: Why can’t safety training be standardized Canada-wide?

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August 10, 2016
Should Canadian workers use safety belts (as opposed to harnesses) while re-shingling homes?

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August 9, 2016
Unimog Part 2: How can a vehicle’s birth certificate (VIN) be altered?

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August 4, 2016
Russian Roulette on badly-constructed scaffolding: Caldwell

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July 26, 2016
Wearing the wrong body harness might not save you in a fall!

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July 15, 2016
“Meredith Principles” which founded WSIB are being violated: Caldwell

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July 6, 2016
Why the long delay for an inquest into the death of a construction worker?

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June 29, 2016
Putting your school kids to work on site this summer? Read this…

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June 17, 2016
Who owns an Ontario ‘Working at Heights’ certification card, employer or employee?

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June 14, 2016
Alec Caldwell on Mike Holmes Senior and Junior