Health and Safety Guidelines
Informa and The Buildings Show care strongly about our network of exhibitors, colleagues and industry communities. It is our top priority to ensure our events will be organized in accordance with official government and local authority guidelines, as well as any venue or location specific regulations. We continue to monitor any changes in the regulations and items will be amended to ensure continued compliance of said regulations.
Please note that all restrictions and requirements are subject to change at any time to best protect the health and safety of all its audiences in accordance with government guidelines and legal allowances.
Please check back closer to the event for any updates.
If you are travelling into Canada from another country, including the United States, please review the following:
Please note that travellers should always check specific requirements with their airline and that requirements are subject to change. We recommend that exhibitors travelling from outside of Canada do their own research and ensure they are meeting all of the requirements for travel.
Health, Safety & Security
All exhibitors over 400 square feet and/or performing construction in their booth are required to submit to show management the completed Form 1000 (Registration of Constructors and Employers Engaged in Construction). The form is to be completed by the employer who is constructing or building the booth. If you are using your own staff to build the booth, then you would complete the form with your own company information. If you are using an EAC, then your contractor must complete the form. The Form 1000 must be completed by October 31, 2022 and sent to email@example.com.
You must comply with all health and safety regulations set out in the Exhibitor Health & Safety Document as agreed upon when signing your exhibitor contract.
All other construction activity requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, gloves, fall protection, etc. will also be enforced.
All persons active in onsite activities should be properly trained in and aware of the appropriate safety responsibilities pertinent to the tasks they are performing.
- All participants must comply with the legislation contained in the Occupational Health & Safety Act, governed by the Province of Ontario.
- All equipment must be inspected and in proper working condition.
- All persons involved in the move-in and move-out process are required to wear proper protective footwear as per the Occupations Health & Safety Act. Additionally if you are performing construction in your booth you are required to wear hard hats and hi-visibility vests.
- When lifting, test the load for weight if it’s too heavy or awkward, seek assistance.
- When lifting bend your knees, as you lift, keep your back straight and the load close to your body. Don’t twist or side bend while moving with a load.
- As an employer, it is your responsibility to ensure any staff/third party contractors comply with the legislation as well as the Exhibitor Health & Safety Regulations as agreed upon in your contract.
- Please note, no persons under 16 years of age are allowed on the show floor during move-in/move-out.
NOTE: Please refer to the MTCC's Notice to Exhibitors for additional booth regulations that must be adhered to.