Posts tagged with : Bill 177

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Dec 20

OHS & Workers’ Compensation Advisor – Seismic Shift: Historic Changes to Ontario OHSA Take Effect

On December 14, 2017, Bill 177 and the most dramatic and far-reaching changes made to the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA) in nearly 30 years took effect. The Ontario government has, amongst other things, tripled corporate fines and quadrupled individual fines. This article discusses the changes and analyzes the impetus for them and […]

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Dec 19

In a Flash-Historic Changes to Ontario OHSA Effective December 14th, 2017

    In the most far-reaching changes made to the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA) in over 15 years, the government has moved to, amongst other matters, triple corporate OHS penalties and quadruple individual OHS penalties, effective today. The amendments are made in a Bill titled the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017 (Bill 177).   In this article we discuss […]

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