The Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development announces it is seeking prompt comments and feedback on two Occupational Health and Safety proposals, one in relation to air quality and the other relating to heat stress.Read more
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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
Breaking with Traditional OHS Roles at Construction Projects? Ontario Court of Appeal Expands Potential Risk to Owners, Employers
The decision should be of concern to all “owners” and “employers” as it could significantly expand liabilities under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act on construction projects.Read more
Bill 47: Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape Act will likely pass third reading in the legislature by December and result in very significant, and far-reaching, changes to the current Occupational Health and Safety Act.Read more
This Advisor examines the impacts of a serious accident, and provides a roadmap for accident response planning for critical actions to take and mitigating adverse consequences for the Canadian employer.Read more