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The AB Court of Appeal tells us that a director can be personally liable for workplace injuries unless they purchase additional, specific, WCB insurance protecting them.Read more
WSIB announces that COVID-19 claims will not be charged to the specific employer’s accident cost record. Costs will be charged to the employers collectively as an administrative cost.Read more
Supreme Court of Nova Scotia Doubles Fine Issued to Employer for OHSA Violations Following Worker Fatality
This article provides an update on R v Hoyeck, 2021 NSSC 178, and reviews the principles that will be taken into account by the courts in assessing fines and sentencing in occupational health and safety matters.Read more