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Travelling for business – not all fun and games!

How often do your employees travel? If your answer is: “Not that often,” you may not have considered implementing a policy regarding work travel. More importantly, you may not have considered whether you are liable if something happens to a worker while they are travelling. Do you know how the new changes to Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act affect work travel and your employees?

 

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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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Transition period for Bill 168 means: time to act

Ontario employers take heed, the six-month transition period provided by the government before amendments to Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (Bill 168) come into force allow you time to prepare and be in compliance. This means implementing the new rules and measures required by law on or before June 15, 2010.

 

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