COCA Newsletter – October 2019
Amendments To Clarify Temp Stairs Regulation Amendments effective January 1, 2020 will clarify requirements for temporary stairs in the Construction Projects Regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The changes will: Clarify where temporary stairs should start and end (i.e.
Canada: New WSIB Policy Allows Entitlement For Medical Cannabis
Publish Date: Mar 28, 2019 07:00 Length: 995 words Bottom Line Effective March 1, 2019, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has instituted a new policy governing benefit entitlement for medical cannabis. The Policy Operational Policy Manual Document No. 17-01-10, "Cannabis for Medical Purposes"
Briefing Note: WSIB Introduces New Policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes
On March 1, 2019 the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board implemented its new Operational Policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes, setting strict guidelines for the use of medical cannabis as treatment for work-related illness or injury. The Policy is welcomed news
Policy Agenda 2019 The annual Policy Agenda outlines the WSIB’s policy priorities for the coming year. The main purpose of the Policy Agenda is to identify and provide to stakeholders advance notice of anticipated substantive policy items that may involve consultation.