OHS Canada Magazine


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  • Feature Health & Safety

    Chemical release clears processing plant

    October 1, 2008 by Andrew D'Cruz

    ABRAMS VILLAGE, PEI

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Regina v. INCO: Righting an Old Wrong

    September 1, 2001 by Cheryl A. Edwards and George Parris

    MANY WILL SAY that the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in R. v. Inco Limited (released June 6, 2001) has been too long in coming. On the surface, the question at issue was a simple one: When does an inspector, entering the premises of a co…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    DELEGATING SAFETY

    July 1, 2000 by Cheryl A. Edwards

    Do the contractor safety practices at your workplace consist of reliance on contractual sign-offs in which the contractor agrees to be “fully responsible for compliance with all applicable health and safety legislation and standards”? Or do your p…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    DISCIPLINE FOR SAFETY INFRACTIONS… OR SUFFER THE CONSEQUENCES

    January 1, 2000 by Cheryl A. Edwards

    The corporation’s thorough written health and safety system has been detailed in all respects to the court in an effort to establish due diligence. Yet several company supervisors, under cross-examination by the prosecution, have now admitted that…

  • Who Pays for PPE?

    July 1, 1999 by Jennifer McLaughlin

    If the law says the employer must “provide” protective equipment, does that mean it has to pay for it? Surprisingly, the answer varies. Hard hats, safety boots, protective gloves, respirators: By law, personal protective equipment has to be used in