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One of the challenges safety professionals face is convincing senior management not to prioritize production over workers’ safety. Cutting corners on safety measures can lead to tragic results. And Putting Production before Safety Results in Temp Worker’s Death
Under the OHS laws, many stakeholders play a role in workplace safety, including employers, supervisors, workers and yes, even unions.
But the role of unions is one of the most overlooked issues in Unions Hinder Workplace Safety, Says Poll Results
Across Canada, violators of the OHS laws are routinely prosecuted and fined. Some of the court decisions in these cases are reported, more often in some jurisdictions, such as Ontario, than in others. NWT Decision Makes Interesting Points on Contractors & Government Liability
The Canadian OHS and workers’ comp laws impose duties on “employers.” When you think of an “employer,” you likely think of a company that employs various people to perform various jobs on it Liability of Homeowners as ‘Employers’ under OHS & Workers’ Comp Laws
Many workers are vulnerable to heat stress in the summer. One way to protect them is simply by giving them a chance to get used to the high temperatures and humidity—that is, to get acclimated. But 3 Tips to Protect Workers from Heat Stress with an Acclimatization Plan