Recently, the CSA Group has released a new version of its standard concerning work in confined spaces, entitled Z1006-16 - Management of work in confined spaces. Employers need to be aware that there have been some important changes in this edition that are worth noting. The entire 108 page document can be viewed here.
Recently, some of our clients received a notice from the government reminding them to file an Accessibility Report. This was an eye opener to employers who have let the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Customer Service compliance deadlines slip through the cracks. Some simply forgot to file. However, others were reminded they have not yet implemented all the Customer Service Standard requirements.
Recently I received a question from one of our subscriber doing research on the corporate liability of having Automatic Electronc Defibrillator's (AED's) in the workplace, and he wondered if I had any information on the topic?