The decision in this case is an important reminder about an owner’s worksite safety obligations. Owners must ensure the health and safety of their own employees, as well as the employees of other contractors on site.
workers' compensation system
Ontario's workers' compensation system is on the verge of a major overhaul and employers need to be aware of how this change will impact them. As part of the administration's ongoing efforts to eliminate its significant unfunded liability and to modernize operations, the WSIB has proposed Rate Framework changes that are expected to come into effect in 2019.