A registered nurse and a former security officer have teamed up to develop a new occupational health and safety program for the Saskatoon Health Region (SHR) that aims to educate workers on preventing workplace violence.
Bill 168, which amended the Occupational Health and Safety Act, received Royal assent in December. It gave employers six months to comply, but many have left it until too late.
Bill 168, which amends the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), received Royal Assent on December 15, 2009 and comes into force on June 15, 2010. These amendments apply to Ontario employers and workers, including the Crown.