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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with Ontario’s next OHS inspection blitz; domestic violence in the workplace; and, AODA review.

 

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What danger lurks between the blades of grass?

Here’s an interesting and frightening bit of information: each year in the United States, 190 landscapers die on the job. The rate of fatalities among lawn care workers is more than four times the rate for other workers…

 

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Health and safety inspection blitz: Protecting industrial workers from falls

The Ontario government’s occupational health and safety inspectors will target industrial workplaces this month to protect workers from hazards that can cause slips, trips and falls. This is the third Safe Ontario inspection blitz focused on fall hazards in industrial workplaces.

 

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