This document provides guidance on masks worn to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to others (also known as source control). Source control masks could be considered if physical distancing is not possible. Employers can assess worker risk of exposure to COVID-19 when considering source control in the workplace.
Wearing a mask can help to prevent the spread of some respiratory illnesses, but it can also become a source of infection if not worn or discarded properly. If you need to wear a mask, you should also be sure to clean your hands frequently with soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
The sign outside the modest East Gwillimbury bungalow, Howards’ Farm, is a beloved beacon for local residents who make the pilgrimage to this concession road regularly for eggs, beef and pork raised as local as it gets — just a few metres from the front door.
Don Howard, 65, represents the fifth generation to herd livestock and till the fertile soil of the sprawling fields north of Newmarket. He grew up on the family homestead just two kilometres away.
The city needs to crack down on construction noise.
So says Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, who will be asking the city’s licensing committee next week to have staff report back on how the city could better protect residents from excessive construction noise, increase fines for noise offences and escalate to other penalties like shutting down a construction site to encourage compliance.
Despite an overall positive outlook by Ontario contractors about growth in the industry, the results of the annual Construction Confidence Indicator fluctuate from region to region, with some more optimistic than others.
“Anything above 50 is a positive indicator. Essentially, 62 out of 100 contractors believe they are going to do more work in 2015 than they did in 2014,” says Sean Strickland, CEO of the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS), which prepared the province-wide survey of 500 contractors along with Ipsos Reid.
Industrial, commercial and institutional construction sector calls for continued focus on skilled workforce to meet future demand.
Growth within Ontario’s construction industry – and its correlating job creation – is expected to occur at significantly different rates across the province in 2015, according to the annual Construction Confidence Indicator, released today by the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS). This is despite an overall confident outlook for Ontario’s $16 billion ICI construction economy.
Fierce competition among banks and home buyers is driving mortgage rates down and home prices up, signalling the start of a spring housing market that many observers expect will be particularly heated this year.