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- NWT Decision Makes Interesting Points on Contractors & Government Liability 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.
- Liability of Homeowners as ‘Employers’ under OHS & Workers’ Comp Laws 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
- 3 Tips to Protect Workers from Heat Stress with an Acclimatization Plan 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
- ‘Tis the Season to Protect Workers from West Nile During the summer, heat stress isn’t the only safety hazard outdoor workers may face. Depending on the work they do, they may also be at risk of getting bit by mosquitoes and thus contracting the We
- Comedian Sues Walmart over Fatigue-Related Traffic Accident
We’ve written before about the role that fatigue can play in safety incidents, including vehicular accidents. For example, we’ve discussed a study that not only confirmed that fatigue is a fac