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Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with details on ORPP; noise as a workplace hazard; and, WHMIS 2015.

 

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Preventing hazards related to working in the cold

As temperatures plunge in several Canadian provinces, employers must take precautions to prevent cold stress while employees work outside.

 

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Expanded citizen’s arrest law and the Canadian workplace

The Conservative government is poised to enact the first substantive expansion of citizen’s arrest laws in Canada since 1955. The catalyst for the Bill C-26 amendment to the citizen’s arrest section of the Criminal Code of Canada was the 2010 case of Toronto grocer David Chen who faced criminal assault charges after performing a citizen’s arrest of a habitual thief he had seen stealing from his store earlier in the day.

 

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