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North American Occupational Safety and Health Week 2012

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week 2012 starts May 6, 2012…

 

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Sweeping occupational health and safety bill passes in Ontario – impact on employers

The Ontario Legislative Assembly passed Bill 160, the Occupational Health and Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2011 by a vote of 79–0. Most provisions of the Bill will take effect when it receives royal assent sometime in June. However, some sections will take effect on either April 1, 2012, or a date set by the lieutenant-governor, whichever is earlier.

 

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Day of Mourning and North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week

Although April 28 has been singled out, making workplaces safer should be a daily effort for all businesses of any size or sector.

 

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MOL proactive health and safety inspections really do happen

To our great surprise, First Reference recently got a visit from an Ontario Ministry of Labour Occupational Health and Safety Inspector. I knew we had nothing to worry about; however, it is still unnerving when an inspector comes knocking at the door…

 

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