New requirements under the OHSA require certain Ontario workplaces to provide naloxone kits and training to workers on how to administer naloxone.Read more
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Ontario Court of Justice Issues the First COVID-19 Prosecution of an Employer Under Occupational Health and Safety Laws
An ON employer has been convicted and fined $125,000, under OHSA for failing to take the reasonable precautions necessary to protect against the transmission of COVID-19.Read more
ON announced sweeping changes to several statutes in the Working for Workers Act, 2022. Amendments to the OHSA would increase potential fines for directors and officers to the highest in the country, and dramatically raise other personal fines.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