Meeting your new obligations for violence, harassment prevention
Lawyer and OHS legal expert Ryan Conlin outlines some best practices to increase corporate compliance to Bill 168 and looks at how firms can best use the Ministry of Labour's guidelines for preventing workplace violence and harassment.
How to meet compliance
Regulators gone wild!
COS legal columnist Norm Keith offers some analysis of the recent criminal negligence and OHSA charges filed against construction firm Metron Corp. and other workplace stakeholders for the Christmas Eve 2009 death of four workers. What these charges could mean
Bill 168 revisited: Employers risk prosecution, fines for non-compliance
Over seven months since the workplace violence prevention legislation took effect, many companies in Ontario still have not taken steps to meet the new requirements of Bill 168. What companies need to know
CSA, feds launch first standard on protective equipment for first responders
CSA and the federal government have launched CAN/CGSB/CSA-Z1610, Canada's fist national standard on protective equipment for first responders in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear incident. Details on the new standard
Bruce Power fined $80,000 for worker injury
Bruce Power Inc., a nuclear power generation plant, was fined $80,000 on January 14, 2011, for violating the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured, according to the Ministry of Labour. Details of the incident
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