Your company could be eligible to receive up to $10,000/person towards training costs from the Canada-Ontario Job Grant Program, learn more - https://www.vpi-inc.com/employment-programs/canada-ontario-job-grant-cojg/ Contact: Elisa Polit from VPI Working Solutions p: 905-624-3353 ext. 1017 e: [email protected]Read More
Upcoming Ministry of Labour Blitz Schedule
The Ministry of Labour runs continuous workplace blitzes and initiatives to constantly enforce the Occupational Health & Safety Act. Check out the upcoming blitz dates and the blitz focus. They will also be continuing their inspections on Group Homes and their usual sectors of construction, industrial, healthcare, mining plus a cross sector focus. “Group homes”Read More
Owners, Directors & Managers – Do You Know Your Legal Obligations under the OH&S Act?
"It takes leadership to improve safety." - Jackie Stewart After over 23 years in the business, we’ve seen a lot, but we’re still amazed at the companies and individuals we come across all the time that are surprised at their responsibilities under the Occupational Health & Safety Act (OH&S Act), their response is always “I hadRead More
2019/20 Ministry of Labours Initiative and Blitz Focus and Schedule
As we enter the final few weeks of the official summer, and the kids get ready to head back to school, now is the time to start thinking about your workplace safety requirements and make sure you're prepared when an inspector enters your workplace. For the first time in over 5 years the MOL InspectorsRead More
Ontario labour ministry targets summer students in workplace safety blitz
Article from the London Free Press by MAX MARTIN Updated: July 15, 2019 The Ministry of Labour has launched a summer-long workplace inspection blitz to enhance new and young worker safety. Ontario’s Minister of Labour Monte McNaughton announced the initiative during a press conference at London’s Thames pool on Ridout Street Monday. “It’s important to meRead More
Donuts and Workplace Safety?
I know what you’re thinking…what do donuts and workplace safety have in common. Other than the fact that you may be served donuts at your safety meetings or training sessions, they certainly don’t belong in the same sentence together, never mind the same article….let me explain. I had a friend and coworker back when IRead More
Important upcoming MOL Initiative dates
Here are some important dates regarding the MOL Initiatives that either going on currently or will be in the near future. It's always better to fully cooperate with any inspector that enters your work place as they do have the power to issue on-the-spot fines, work stoppages and compliance orders. If you want a greatRead More
Special Report – ‘Dealing with Safety Inspectors’
No one wants a safety inspector to appear at their door—but it’s likely to happen to every workplace at some point. And workplaces in particularly hazardous industries or engaged in especially dangerous activities will have to deal with inspectors even more frequently. How your company responds when an inspector shows up can have many repercussions,Read More
What is the Joint Health & Safety Committee Refresher Training and do I Require It?
Ontario’s Occupational Health & Safety Act requires all workplaces with 20 or more regularly employed workers to have a Joint Health & Safety Committee. Two of these committee members must be certified (one management representative and one worker representative). Certification requires completion of both Part I (Basic) and Part II (WPS) Certification Training for JointRead More
Upcoming Ministry of Labour 2019/20 Workplace Initiatives
We here at BULLIVANT Health + Safety want you to stay ahead of upcoming Ministry of Labour 2019/20 workplace initiatives, that's why I’ve put together some of the upcoming initiatives that could be focused on your industry. Although the MOL inspectors are initially focused on the area listed below, once in your facility they willRead More