OHS Canada Magazine

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Legislation

News
April 27, 2020  

Ontario government releases framework for reopening province

‘Our top priority remains protecting the health and safety of the people of Ontario’: Ford

News
April 27, 2020  

Mixed messages as Ontario, Quebec prepare to unveil tentative plans to reopen

Sunday saw warnings about raising unrealistic expectations

News
April 25, 2020  

Low-risk outdoor activities resume in N.B. as province unveils COVID recovery plan

‘Two-family bubble’ part of easing safety measures

News
April 23, 2020  

Easing COVID-19 restrictions presents challenges between provinces: experts

‘We are going to have to make sure we’re on the same page’

Voice
April 23, 2020  

What if someone dies at work? 4 areas to consider

COVID-19 should spur review of workplace fatality plan

News
April 13, 2020  

A provincial guide to what’s being done to fight COVID-19

Jurisdictions have introduced various measures to battle pandemic

News
April 8, 2020  

Ontario pledges to make essential workplaces safer during COVID-19

Construction hours extended to accelerate hospital projects

News
April 6, 2020  

How are employers responding to COVID-19?

National survey of Canadian employers looks at layoffs, business decline and evolving HR policies

News
March 30, 2020  

Ontario extends working-at-heights certifications during COVID-19

Some trained in 2017 given an extra year to renew paperwork

News
March 30, 2020  

Ontario extends emergency measures, closes all outdoor recreation amenities

COVID-19 measures now in effect until April 13

Voice
March 30, 2020  

Managing the ever-upward trajectory of OHS fines

Employers with prior convictions will likely see more aggressive sentencing positions

News
March 30, 2020  

Trump uses wartime act to force GM to mass-produce ventilators

Invoking Defence Production Act shines light on need for PPE

News
March 26, 2020  

Alberta invoking steep fines for those who fail to follow COVID rules

Police to levy $1,000 penalties for first offence, says premier

News
March 25, 2020  

Ontario introduces $17B COVID-19 package, more than doubles deficit

Package includes influx of cash for health sector

News
March 24, 2020  

Safety supply stores among essential businesses in Ontario

Non-essential businesses closures in effect as of midnight, March 24

News
March 23, 2020  

WEBINAR ON-DEMAND: What employers need to know about COVID-19

Coping with COVID-19 session now available online

News
March 23, 2020  

COVID-19 cases in Canada surge to 1,472 as death toll hits 21

Parliament set to resume to pass emergency legislation

News
March 18, 2020  

WEBINAR: Leading-edge and sharp-edge training

Session focuses on challenges, solutions with self-retracting lifelines

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Feature
March 18, 2020  

Steps to consider after a workplace accident

Issues that come to light through inspection or complaint can lead to charges: lawyers

News
March 18, 2020  

B.C. declares public health emergency on COVID-19 as more deaths reported

Restaurants that can’t adapt to social distancing must close, move to take-out only