Posts tagged with : OHSA

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Posted:
Dec 20
2018

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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Posted:
Jul 5
2018

In a Flash | Changes to Set Fines for OHSA Violations

Pursuant to Part I of the Provincial Offences Act, Ministry of Labour Inspectors are authorized to issue tickets and summonses for minorOccupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”) infractions. Tickets are subject to a set or predetermined fine and function the same as a ticket that may be issued by the police for speeding or other […]

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Posted:
Oct 17
2014

Alert: Electrical Hazards Associated With Welding Equipment

From the Ontario Ministry of Labour (see original posting here) Issued: October 16, 2014     /    Content last reviewed: October 2014 Disclaimer: This resource has been prepared to help the workplace parties understand some of their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and regulations. It is not legal advice. It is […]

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Posted:
Aug 11
2014

Is a Drug-Free Workplace a Thing of the Past?

Medical Marijuana Creates a Buzz for Employers Article from MANAGEMENT COUNSEL Employment and Labour Law Update – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Marijuana use for recreational purposes is currently illegal in Canada. However, for the more than 40,000 Canadians who legally use the drug for medical purposes, obtaining it has recently become a lot easier. Effective April 1, 2014, medical […]

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