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Occupational Health and Safety Awareness Training

Three of the most popular articles this week on HRinfodesk

Three of the most popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with the MOL guide to OHSA basic awareness training; Saskatchewan new employment act; and earned income for RRSP purposes.

 

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Ontario imposes mandatory occupational health and safety training for workers and supervisors

Ontario Regulation 297/13, Occupational Health and Safety Awareness Training under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) will explicitly require that workers and supervisors receive basic occupational health and safety training as of July 1, 2014.  The Ministry of Labour initiative to impose mandatory basic OHSA training for workers and supervisors arises out of a recommendation made by an advisory panel which the Ontario government appointed in the aftermath of a tragic scaffolding accident that claimed the lives of four workers in 2009.

 

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