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Mar 04, 2014

Time is running out for July 1 deadline - is your organization ready for Ministry of Labour inspectors?

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Dec 20, 2013

As of July 1, 2014, all workplaces in Ontario covered under the Occupational Health and Safety Act must ensure their workers and supervisors have completed a basic health and...

Nov 15, 2013

Workers and supervisors must provide proof of training by July 1, 2014

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Dec 19, 2012

After extensive public consultation, the Prevention Office of the Ministry of Labour is releasing health and safety awareness products and training. This is part of the...

Oct 01, 2012

Effective today, Ontario’s new health and safety poster must be posted in all workplaces. The poster ‘Prevention Starts Here’ summarizes some important workers’ health and...

Aug 13, 2012

The Ministry of Labour is taking its final steps in preparing for the launch of a “Worker Health and Safety Awareness” training program for Ontario’s workplaces. After a public...

Jun 08, 2012

NOTE: The poster in PDF format MUST be printed and posted in the workplace.

Employers can now obtain a free new workplace poster "...

May 10, 2012

In 2010, the Expert Advisory Panel on Occupational Health and Safety recommended the development of health and safety awareness materials for Ontario workplaces. In the winter...

Dec 16, 2011

WSN clients and member firms can send their comments and feedback to the Ministry of Labour (MOL) regarding a draft copy of the province’s new mandatory health and safety...

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