OHS Canada Magazine


September 14, 2021  

Saskatchewan re-enacts emergency order to combat record COVID-19 cases

By Mickey Djuric REGINA — It was supposed to

September 9, 2021  

Mandatory vaccination policies the way of the future

Inoculation is best protection we currently have against COVID-19

September 1, 2021  

New WorkSafeBC safety headgear regulations take effect Sept. 1

Employer must take measures to eliminate or minimize the risk of head injury before requiring the worker to wear safety headgear

August 30, 2021  

Federal parties prescribe health measures on the campaign trail

By Jim Bronskill OTTAWA — Health issues dominated the

August 23, 2021  

Workplace vaccine mandates require delicate balance

Fear, political distrust do not warrant accommodation under current circumstances

August 16, 2021  

Saskatchewan requesting input on OH&S provisions of employment act

The Government of Saskatchewan is engaging the public to

August 9, 2021  

Creative sentencing penalties can improve workplace safety

Unique process a way to address restoration by linking punitive measures to improved OH&S outcomes, and industry-wide learning

July 8, 2021  

New Ontario regulation streamlines OH&S reporting, notice requirements

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

June 14, 2021  

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

Making vaccinations a condition of employment not coercion: ruling

June 11, 2021  

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

Biden administration releases nonbinding guidance that relaxes some recommendations

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

June 4, 2021  

When should you hire an external workplace investigator?

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

May 28, 2021  

Will masking still be necessary post-vaccination?

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

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

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

May 11, 2021  

Updated Construction Codes Act coming to Saskatchewan in 2022

Changes protects citizens from unsafe renovation and construction practices

May 3, 2021  

Ontario Court of Appeal expands potential risk to employers

Decision could significantly expand liabilities on construction projects

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

April 28, 2021  

Are employees required to disclose their vaccination status?

There is currently no legislation requiring anyone to get vaccinated

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