Two special advisors have been appointed to conduct a review of the province’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”).
The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires employers to ensure that workplaces with 6-19 workers have a Health and Safety Representative(HSR). The Ministry of Labour has developed one-day training resources for Health and Safety Representatives in small businesses.
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) implemented 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.
US study on falls in the construction industry similar findings to Canada
CFBA Conference Guest Speaker Paul Radkowski, CEO and clinical director of the Life Recovery Program, provided some tips for dealing with mental health and addiction issues in the workplace during a presentation at the Ontario General Contractors 11th Symposium.
Members of the Canadian Farm Builders Association were told if they don’t already have a drug and alcohol policy to deal with impairment in the workplace, they need one now.
IHSA Safety Talk: Responsibilities.
IHSA.ca Magazine, Volume 18, Issue 1.
Order the IHSA Struck-by Kit.
New guardrails poster now available.
Small business toolkit: Start your health and safety program in 3 steps.
Cannabis or “marijuana” laws are changing in Canada. It will now be legal for people age 19 or older in Ontario to buy, possess, use and grow recreational cannabis. Provincial laws generally permit cannabis use wherever laws permit tobacco use. Cannabis use for a medical purpose (medical cannabis) continues to be legal.