SPECIAL REPORT – Dealing with Safety Inspectors

Every jurisdiction has an agency in charge of regulating and enforcing the OHS laws. And these agencies use safety officers or inspectors to fulfill those duties, including inspecting workplaces for violations and investigating safety incidents when they occur. No one wants a safety inspector to appear at their door—but it’s likely to happen to every

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What’s the Real Cost of an Accident in Your Workplace?

The direct costs of any claim are normally fairly straight-forward and include any medical bills and wage replacements – but this dollar amount that guides the insurer’s pay-out is usually a lot less than what the company actually incurs. In fact, according to a study done by the Stanford University Department of Civil. Engineering, indirect costs can often exceed

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Working at Heights Deadline Approaching

All workers trained under the current Fall Arrest standards will have until April 1, 2017, to be trained under a MOL Approved Working at Heights training. On April 1st, 2015 the Ministry of Labour began to enforce that employers in Ontario who have workers working on construction projects would be required to complete the Working

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