Guidance and Insights

Emissions

BC Company Fined $20K for Diesel Engine Emissions Violation

Federal inspectors at the site of a BC machinery company performed tests on diesel engines imported from China.
Federal

OHS Insider Month in Review – October 2017: Federal

Federal, WHMIS inspections are underway to determine if employers are meeting their GHS/WHMIS obligations.
Yukon

OHS Insider Month in Review – September 2017: Yukon Territory

Sept. 30: That’s the deadline to weigh in on how Yukon should regulate marijuana.
Saskachewan

OHS Insider Month in Review – September 2017: Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan, the WCB revised the policy it uses (POL 12/2013) to determine if injuries are work-related.
Quebec

OHS Insider Month in Review – September 2017: Quebec

Quebec, addition of 2 modules to Mining Worker’s Modular Training Program covering mining machine operators.
Prince Edward Island

OHS Insider Month in Review – September 2017: Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island, make sure your workers know about the new penalties they face for impaired driving.
Disabled Employee

Employer Accommodated Disabled Employee but Still Discriminated

An orthodontic practice made accommodations for a disabled employee suffering from work-related pain in the arms and hands.
Ontario

OHS Insider Month in Review – September 2017: Ontario

Ontario, there’s no scientific evidence that exposure to aluminum causes general adverse health effects.
Nunavut

OHS Insider Month in Review – September 2017: Nunavut

Last year, the Nunavut government raised eyebrows by dropping plans to ban development in caribou calf breeding grounds in favour of a system allowing for case-by-case approval.