New Fines Under OHSA- Construction Sector

The Ontario Court of Justice has recently set new fines for many sectors, check out the new fines for the industrial sector as well. The Ministry Of Labour inspectors are given the authority to issue tickets for violations against the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). These tickets are usually a low dollar value fines […]

MOL SAFETY BLITZES – 2017/2018

As the MOL does various times a year, and as part of the province’s “Safe at Work Ontario” strategy, Safety Blitzes for 2017/2018 are being planned out and you can find what’s on the agenda by clicking here for more info. Your business may be affected. You need to ensure your company is meeting compliance to these […]

HEARING CONSERVATION – IST FORMS A NEW PARTNERSHIP!

Did you know that one of the MOL’s provincial initiatives currently until March 31, 2018 is to reduce noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) across all sectors? NIHL is a serious and ongoing occupational disease that can often take years to develop. There is no cure, however it can be prevented by eliminating or controlling noise […]

Day of Mourning, April 28

Every 30 seconds, somewhere in the world, a worker dies. The National Day of Mourning, held annually on April 28th was established to remember those lost and strive to prevent workplace deaths, illnesses and injuries. This day was first established in 1991 and has now spread across 80 countries worldwide. In 2012, 306 workers in […]