OHS Canada Magazine

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Legislation

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

News
March 18, 2020  

Saskatchewan changes rules around sick leave as it reports another COVID-19 case

Paid leave is not being considered at this time, says labour minister

News
March 17, 2020  

Ontario declares state of emergency

UPDATED: Province reports first death linked to COVID-19 in 77-year-old man

News
March 16, 2020  

Coping with COVID-19: what you need to know

OHS Canada partnering with Talent Canada on special live webinar

News
March 15, 2020  

Ontario government plans bill to help workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Legislation would remove need for medical notes

News
March 13, 2020  

Alberta provides paid job-protected leave in self-isolation tied to coronavirus

Doctors notes will not be required: Kenney

News
March 11, 2020  

Trudeau promises $1 billion for COVID-19 research, resilience as WHO declares pandemic

Liberals easing restrictions on EI payments for those who self-isolate due to illness

News
March 11, 2020  

Alberta eyes changes to help workers self-isolate during coronavirus outbreak

Government looking to drop requirement of doctor’s note