OHS Canada Magazine

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Legislation

News
July 8, 2021  

New Ontario regulation streamlines OH&S reporting, notice requirements

On July 1, O. Reg. 420/21: Notices and Reports under

News
June 14, 2021  

U.S. judge tosses hospital workers’ vaccine requirement challenge

Making vaccinations a condition of employment not coercion: ruling

News
June 11, 2021  

New U.S. federal COVID-19 safety rules exempt most employers

Biden administration releases nonbinding guidance that relaxes some recommendations

Voice
June 9, 2021  

In the midst of a pandemic, it’s better to be safe than sorry

COVID-19 orders put new spin on reasonable precautions

Voice
June 4, 2021  

When should you hire an external workplace investigator?

Every Canadian employer has a duty to investigate complaints of workplace harassment

Feature
May 28, 2021  

Will masking still be necessary post-vaccination?

Canada has not yet issued any guidelines on what restrictions can be lifted

Feature
May 12, 2021  

B.C. to give workers three days of paid sick leave for COVID-19

Province pledges to introduce permanent program in January

News
May 11, 2021  

Ontario agricultural operations required to register boilers, pressure vessels as of July

The Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), Ontario’s public

News
May 11, 2021  

Updated Construction Codes Act coming to Saskatchewan in 2022

Changes protects citizens from unsafe renovation and construction practices

Feature
May 3, 2021  

Ontario Court of Appeal expands potential risk to employers

Decision could significantly expand liabilities on construction projects

News
April 29, 2021  

Worker fears getting COVID-19 without sick leave, wants B.C. to act

Premier has said province is considering its own sick-leave program

Feature
April 28, 2021  

Are employees required to disclose their vaccination status?

There is currently no legislation requiring anyone to get vaccinated

News
April 16, 2021  

NDP lawmaker tables bill to decriminalize drug use as overdose deaths soar

Opioid epidemic has seen more than 20,000 Canadians die from toxic drug overdoses

News
April 8, 2021  

Alberta turns focus to rules, requirements of OHS Code

Online survey seeking feedback closes May 10

News
March 23, 2021  

Widow of tow truck driver killed on Saskatchewan roadside hopes for changes

Death led to allowance of blue and amber lights, fines for speeders

News
March 19, 2021  

Saskatchewan introduces three-hour vaccination leave for employees to get shot

REGINA — Saskatchewan has announced people will get paid

Feature
March 3, 2021  

Bill C-65: Importance of violence and harassment risk assessment

Hierarchy of hazard controls should be considered

News
March 3, 2021  

Pilot project aims to regulate Ontario’s tow truck industry rocked by violence

By Shawn Jeffords TORONTO — Restricting towing zones on

Feature
February 24, 2021  

Outlining new requirements of a violence and harassment policy

13 aspects now required within federally regulated workforce

News
February 24, 2021  

Ontario legislators call for clear criteria of ’emergency brake’ pandemic measure

TORONTO — Ontario’s Opposition is asking the government to