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New mandatory health and safety workplace poster in Ontario

Under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act employers are required to post the Act and any explanatory material prepared by the Ministry of Labour. Now, this requirement includes the new Health & Safety at Work – Prevention Starts Here poster recommended by the Expert Advisory Panel back in 2010. The poster summarizes workers’ health […]

 

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Young and new workers focus of four-month enforcement blitz

The Ministry of Labour has announced that the safety of young and new workers will be the focus of a four-month enforcement health and safety blitz across Ontario beginning in May 2010. According to the government, young and new workers in Ontario are four times more likely to be injured during the first month of employment than at any other time.

 

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