Workers Health & Safety Centre

NEWS

Growth in precarious work driving federal labour standards overhaul

The Federal government says it will introduce legislation this fall to change rules of work to better address the realities of the modern workplace and harmful working conditions.

WHSC offers Certification Refresher Training in run-up to pending deadline

For joint health and safety committee members who became certified after March, 2016, new MOL-approved Certification Refresher Training is now required for continued compliance.

DEADLINE for NEW WHMIS obligations fast approaching

Ontario employers must comply with new training and other obligations relating to Canada’s altered workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) by December 1, 2018.

WHSC releases revised Personal Protective Equipment training program

Personal protective equipment is understood to be the last line of defense in controlling hazards, but too often it’s the most common control used by employers.

Sudbury company charged under Westray Law in worker’s death

A Sudbury company has been charged under the Criminal Code in the death of an employee killed in a 2017 accident.

Recent conviction and Ministry inspections related to new and young workers

Employers of new and young workers continue to be the subject of Ontario Ministry of Labour (Ministry) enforcement activities.

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