Volume 8, Issue 26
January 2015

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95th Annual General Meeting


The HHCA will be hosting our 95th Annual General Meeting & Dinner on Thursday, February 19th at Carmen's Banquet Hall. The HHCA will be honouring our two Hall of Fame inductees, Walter Koppelaar of Walters Inc and James W. Barclay of The Barclay Construction Group. The HHCA will also be celebrating our Young Leader Award with Kevin Voorberg of Schreiber Brothers as our 2015 Young Leader Award recipient.

During the evening, the HHCA will also be honouring HHCA contractors with the Safety Awards. The Safety Awards will recognize firms for excellent injury/frequency scores. Would you like to apply for a Safety Award? These awards are open to all HHCA Contractor members. To apply, click here.

Tickets for the AGM will be on sale soon along with sponsorships to promote your company!


HHCA 95th Annual General Meeting 
Construction Forecast 2015
Health & Safety Award Application
Your Feedback is Needed
New WAH Training Requirements
2015 Leaders in Safety
Upcoming HHCA Events & Seminars
Mohawk College Meet the Grad Night


Construction Forecast 2015


The HHCA's Construction Forecast will return on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015. Members of the HHCA will gather to discuss upcoming construction opportunities in Hamilton and the surrounding areas. We will hear from Mark Casaletto of Reed Construction Data and the CIty of Hamilton to see what 2015 will have in store for us locally and nationally. More speakers to be announced!

Registration will open soon!

Health & Safety Award Application


Your Feedback is Needed

The HHCA values your feedback!  Please take a moment to take a couple of survey's regarding your Educational needs and feedback on our new Best Bidz Plan Room!  To take the survey click on the link below:

 Education                Plan Room

New WAH Training Requirements Announced

The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) has announced changes to Working at Heights (WAH) Regulation 297/13: Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training that will come into effect on April 1, 2015. As of that date, workers on construction sites will need to complete at Working at Heights training program that has been approved by the Chief Prevention Officer before they can work at heights. This training will be valid for three years from the date of completion. Construction workers who work at heights and who are trained to the current requirements will have until April 1, 2017 to take a program that's approved under the new standard and delivered by a provider organization that is approved under the new standard.

For more information about this legislation, please click here to view the IHSA announcement.

Welcome 2015 Leaders in Safety!

The HHCA welcomes our Leaders in Safety who have joined the Regional Construction Safety Group!


Upcoming Events & Seminars for 2015

Events Seminars

Annual General Meeting & Dinner - February 19

Curling Bonspiel - March 4

 HHCA's 95th Anniversary Event - April 30

Construction Forecast 2015 - January 27

Don't Forget - The HHCA offers E-Learning Courses


Building Sciences Meet the Grad Night at Mohawk College

Mohawk College will be hosting their Building Sciences Meet the Grad Night on Tuesday, February 3 from 5 - 8 p.m. in the Arnie at Mohawk College's Fennell Campus. Meet the Grad Night is always a huge success from previous years. By attending as an Employer you will receive a table where you can meet and possibly recruit both Coop Students and soon-to-be Graduates. Some of Mohawk's technology classes will be graduating in May 2015 and there will be many Co-op opportunities.

For more information about this event, please contact Dan Robichaud or by phone at 905-575-1212 ext.3448 at Mohawk College!

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