With Ontario beginning the process of “re-opening”, businesses with public facing services need to shift their focus managing the risk of operating in a pandemic and ensure they do not inadvertently expose themselves to more familiar forms of liability.
As an employer, you have a duty to protect your employees from slips and falls on your premises.
A photo of a beautifully designed stairway with an integrated accessibility ramp recently caught my eye. It is a fine example of a creative and attractive solution to a problem we are seeing more and more. Unfortunately, I think the stair is actually a hazard for anyone who uses it, not just persons with disabilities!