Guidance and Insights

Ontario

OHS Insider Month in Review – November 2017: Ontario

Highlights of Ontario’s newly proposed legalized cannabis legislation.
Nunavut

OHS Insider Month in Review – November 2017: Nunavut

Nunavut, consultations ended on 3 vocational rehab policies that the WSCC intends to review for effectiveness at its upcoming Governance Council Meeting in Dec
Nova Scotia

OHS Insider Month in Review – November 2017: Nova Scotia

For several years, Nova Scotia Power has run a successful mercury diversion program earning air quality credits to offset excessive emissions
OHS

Homeowner Fined for OHS Violation

$1,000 OHS fine wouldn’t rate its own item in the CASES section of our Month in Review.
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OHS Insider Month in Review – November 2017: Northwest Territories

As expected, workplace drug use was discussed during the GNWT’s recent public review on implementing legalized cannabis within the Territories.
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OHS Insider Month in Review – November 2017: Newfoundland & Labrador

If you’re an injured worker getting workers’ comp benefits and your chiropractor demands that you pay out-of-pocket starting today, don’t do it.
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Irving Oil Fined $4 Million for Deadly Train Derailment

A train carrying 7.7 million litres of crude oil travelling at 104 km/hour derailed in the small Québec town of Lac-Mégantic, killing 47 and causing a number of fires and explosions.
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OHS Insider Month in Review – November 2017: New Brunswick

Consultations are underway on a plan to make workplace violence prevention an express duty under OHS laws.
Manitoba

OHS Insider Month in Review – November 2017: Manitoba

Key tactics in SAFE Work Manitoba’s new 5-year plan for preventing occupational illnesses.
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Wood Products Manufacturer Fined $42K+ for Worker’s Machine Injury

A worker lost 2 fingers when the lumber splicing machine he was placing truss plates into unexpectedly started up.