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Propane blast injures four workers – prompts investigation

An explosion in the parking lot of a Mississauga industrial plaza sent four workers to hospital early yesterday morning.

Scheduled WHSC Certification training fast approaching

Need to certify members of your joint health and safety committee quickly? WHSC can help. We can get you into full compliance before March-end.

Ontario safety authority leaves workers unprotected too

Ineffective oversight of public safety was a central concern raised by Ontario Auditor General’s year-end report released in December 2018.

Ministry compliance activities include JHSC certification training

WHSC has scheduled joint health and safety committee (JHSC) certification training across Ontario through the winter months to help employers meet compliance obligations.

Employer general duty should be broadly interpreted says Court

The Court of Appeal for Ontario says the general duty clause in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) can impose higher obligations to protect workers than requirements in regulations.

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