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Ontario Ministry of Labour announces OHS and ESA blitzes for 2016–2017

In 2016–2017, the Ministry of Labour of the Province of Ontario will continue to implement its proactive campaign of “blitzes” to ensure that the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”) and the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) are followed. The various blitz campaigns are set to start May 2, 2016 and continue to run for more than one year until June 2017 in some cases.

 

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Ontario Ministry of Labour blitz of the retail industry – Are you ESA compliant?

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has announced a blitz of the retail industry for compliance with the Employment Standards Act, 2000. The blitz will run from October through to December 2013.

 

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New health and safety measures for the construction industry

On May 13, 2010, the Ontario government announced new measures to increase safety in the construction industry. These measures are a result of past enforcement inspection blitzes at construction worksites.

 

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