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COVID-19 Infection Considered an Employment Injury

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Dec 8 – Employer’s Legal Obligations: Harassment, Bullying, Violence in the Workplace

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

What Does the OLRB Teachers Pandemic Decision Mean for OHSA Appeals?

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Mining Company Fined $120,000 for Drilling Too Close to Rock Structures

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Nurses’ Union Lose Bid to Widen COVID-19 N95 Respirator Directive

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

OK to Fire Safety-Sensitive Worker for Not Being Fit for Duty

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Board Second-Guesses OHS Officer for Not Ordering Crane Inspection

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Failure of Return-to-Work Process Is Not Failure to Accommodate

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Potential Suicide Risks Grounds for Workers Comp Not to Pay for Medical Pot

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Excavation Contractor Fined $25,000 for Pedestrian Fatality

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

OK to Discipline Custodian for Bullying His Supervisors

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Fired Québecer Can Sue for National Origin Discrimination

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Arbitrator Reinstates Worker Fired for Shop Room Floor Fight with Co-Worker

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Court Upholds OHS Officer’s Rejection of Worker’s Confined Space Work Refusal

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Not Discrimination to Make Worker Shave Beard before Using Respirator

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Design Center Fined $120,000 for Exposing Workers to Carbon Monoxide

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Court Refuses to Pull Plug on RCMP Employees’ $1.1 Billion Harassment Lawsuit

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

No Security Clearance for Employee Involved in Drug Trafficking Incident

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Ontario Court Opens Door to Harassment-Based Constructive Dismissal Claims

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Supervisor Annual Safety Performance Appraisal Template

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Using Performance Appraisals to Hold Supervisors Accountable for Safety

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Supervisor Job Description: Safety Responsibilities

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Ontario Case Draws New Line on Power of Arbitrator to Review Drug Testing Policies

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Why You Must Protect Your Workers from Cyberbullying

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

What to Do When an Employee Defies Your Mandatory Vaccination Policy

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Failure to Name Prime Contractor Makes Construction Site Owner the Prime

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Employer Must Prove It Had Just Cause to Fire Employee for Medical Absence

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Cement Company Fined $165,000 for Machine Accident

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Roll-Over Accident Costs Worker His Life and His Employer $200,000

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Bar Owner Fined $50,000 for Customer’s Drunk Driving

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Town Employee Can Sue Both the Town and GN for Sex Harassment

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Maintenance Contractor Is Still on the Hook for Training Bonus

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Forklift Operator Gets His Suspended Driver’s Licence Back

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Metal Manufacturer Fined $13,500 for Failing to Lock Out Machine

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Prime Contractor Fined $100,000 for Forestry Worker’s Death

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

First Aid, Other OHS Violations Cost Pipeline Contractor Over $254,000

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

7-Eleven Fined $340,000 for Not Protecting Night Workers from Violence

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Restaurant Ordered to Close for Not Verifying Customers’ Vaccination

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Employer Fined $95,000 for Powered Mobile Equipment Mishap

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Workers Comp Doesn’t Bar Harassment-Based Constructive Dismissal Claim

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Firing Union Nurse for Alcohol Addiction Is a Labour, Not a Human Rights Case

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

COVID-19 Infection Risks Don’t Justify Unilateral Staffing Cuts

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

OHS Tribunal Nixes Prison Guards’ Fire Safety Work Refusal

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Dec 1 – COVID-19 Status Update: Workplace Precautions, Vaccinations, and Where We Go From Here

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Tips for Promoting Employee Well-Being & Mental Health in the Workplace Infographic

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Ergonomics Solutions to the Potential Pitfalls of Hybrid Offices

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

To What Extent are Employees Barred From Pursuing Stress Claims in Court?

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Nov 10 – Canadian Corporate Immigration: Understanding and Navigating the System

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Ergo Solutions to the Potential Pitfalls of Hybrid Offices

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Information You Must List in Accident Reports: Know the Laws of Your Province

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Accident Investigation & Reporting Policy Language

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Avoid Incriminating Yourself When Reporting Work Incidents to OHS Officials

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Scorecard of OHS Fines for Failing to Report Incidents and Injuries

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Scorecard of the Key Workplace Drugs & Alcohol Cases Decided Since Marijuana Legalization

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

How to Create a Legally Enforceable Workplace Drugs & Alcohol Testing Policy

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Workplace Drugs & Alcohol Cases Scorecard, 2020 to 2021

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Construction Safety And The Owner: Damned If You Don’t, Probably If You Do.

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Ionizing & Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety: Know the Laws of Your Province

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Ontario Eases Construction Notice of Project Filing Rules

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

3 Years After the Legalization of Marijuana in Canada: An OHS Compliance Update

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Your Right to Immediately Remove Workers Impaired by Drugs or Alcohol

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

How to Implement a Workplace Vaccine Passport Policy

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Creating Effective Employment Contracts that Protect your Company’s Resources and Future Business Prospects

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

New Federal Hazardous Waste Shipping Rules Take Effect in October

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

The Conflicts Don’t Stop: The Latest on Workplace Investigations

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

JHSC Membership and Co-Chair Requirements: Know the Laws of Your Province

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Does Your JHSC Comply with OHS Law Membership Requirements?

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Cranes, Hoists and Lifting Equipment Compliance Game Plan

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

How to Comply with New Ontario OHS Incident Reporting Requirements

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Alberta OHS Act And OHS Code Changes Postponed Until Late 2021

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Prevention – The New Frontier of Workforce Mental Health

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Applying Game Theory Principles in the Management of Employee Absences

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Worker’s Deliberate Refusal to Wash Hands Is Worthy of a 4-Month Suspension

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Court Refuses to Order Government to Lift COVID-19 Emergency Measures

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Strong OHS Program Not Enough to Prove Due Diligence for Foreseeable Risk

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Face Mask Refuser Loses Her Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Workers Comp Doesn’t Bar Harassed Worker’s Constructive Dismissal Lawsuit

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Company Had the Right Safety Policy but Didn’t Make Workers Aware of It

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Texting at Service Stop Is Just Cause to Fire Driver with Disciplinary History

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Fall at Home Is Work-Related When It Aggravates Previous Work Injuries

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Worker’s Machine Injury Costs Manufacturer $50,000

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Prime Contractor Gets 6-Figure OHS Fine for Excavation Project Injuries

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Auto Parts Depot Fined $185,000 for Worker’s Fatality

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Accommodation Doesn’t Mean Letting Worker Pick His Own Job

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Employer Fined for Not Providing New Worker Job-Specific Orientation

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

One Harassment Incident Justifies Termination When It’s a Sexual Assault

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Workers Comp Nixes Employer’s Claim for Cost Relief for Firefighter’s PTSD

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Requiring Disclosure of Legal Drugs Allowed Only for Safety-Sensitive Workers

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Failing to Disclose Medical Marijuana Use Doesn’t Cost Worker His Job

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Contractor Fined Half a Million for 21-Year-Old Construction Worker’s Death

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Court Was Wrong to Convict Excavation Contractor for Fall Protection Violation

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Roofing Contractor Used Due Diligence to Prevent Fall Protection Violation

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Mine Rockfall Results in 2 Injuries and $110,000 Fine

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Failure to Cooperate Dooms Worker’s Face Mask Work Refusal

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Employer Must Pay $150K for Supervisor’s Attempt to Falsify Injury Report

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Nuclear Plants Can’t Do Random Drug Testing Until Privacy Issues Are Resolved

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Shift Cut Is Retaliation for COVID-19 Work Refusal

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Layoff Is Due to Worker’s Performance, Not His Disability

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Business Owner Is Victim of His Own OHS Violations

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Foundry Fined $70,000 for Separate Safety Incidents

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Senior Engineer with Kiln Experience Is Qualified for Kiln Position

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Worker’s Mental Stress Caused by Employment Decisions, Not Harassment

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Sawmill Fined $254,000 for Multiple OHS Violations

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Construction Worker Has Valid Claim for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Company Official Fined for Refusing OHS Investigator Interview without a Lawyer

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Positive Urine + Negative Oral Swab Test Don’t Prove Marijuana Impairment

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Failure to Guard Conveyor Results in Entanglement Death and $350,000 Fine

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Failing to Follow Voluntary ANSI Standard Isn’t an OHS Violation

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Sleeping On Duty Is Just Cause to Fire Nuclear Plant Safety Operator

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Employer Need Not Go Beyond COVID Health Orders to Protect Workers

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Construction Company Fined $175,000 for Bridge Worker’s Fatality

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Dept. of Transportation Fined Nearly $100,000 for Fatality to Contractor’s Worker

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

It’s 3 Strikes and Y’er Out for Fired Diamond Miner

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Business Owner Hurt by COVID Travel Ban Can’t Sue Province for Damages

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

OK to Fire Union Rep for Safety and Harassment Violations

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Supervisor Must Pay Discrimination Damages for Sexual Assault of Worker

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

OHS Forklift Training Rules Don’t Ban Hiring Now and Training Later

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Worker Claims Co-Workers’ NFL Fantasy Draft Snub Is Bullying

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

CSJ Didn’t Give Employer Chance to Answer Lack of Harassment Policy Exclusion

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

How Courts Decide on Due Diligence in Environmental Prosecutions

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Are Employers Liable for Injuries Caused by Victims’ Own Safety Violations?

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Court Sends Customer to Jail for Violent Refusal to Wear a Mask

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Must Employers Pay Workers for Time in Pre-Employment Training?

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

No Proof that Excavator Contractor Violated Waterside Safety Regulations

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Traffic Accident Is Work Related Even If Worker Isn’t Doing Ordinary Job Duties

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Mandatory Use of Time Tracking App Violates Employees’ Privacy

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Criminal Weapons Possession Charges Doesn’t Justify Worker’s Suspension

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Fatal Traffic Accident Costs Bus Driver His Driving Position but Not His Job

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Bakery Company Fined $700,000 for Separate Temp Worker Fatalities

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Hamlet Gets 18 Months’ Corporate Probation for Defying Stop Work Order

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Court More than Doubles OHS Fine against Garage Owner for Explosion Death

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Union Shop Steward’s Confrontational Protest of COVID Rules Is Insubordination

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Roofer Fined $105,252 for Fall Protection Violation

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Worker Gets 10-Day Suspension for Ill-Advised COVID Prank

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Union Loses Termination Case because It Waited Too Long to Name Arbitrator

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

COVID Restrictions on Religious Gatherings Don’t Violate Charter Rights

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Trucking Firm Fined $120,000 for Unloading Operation Fatality

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Does Legalized Marijuana Provide More Leeway for Random Drug Testing?

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Ask The Expert: Monthly Portable Fire Extinguisher Inspections

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Ask The Expert: Keeping Face Masks Mandatory After COVID-19 Health Order Expires

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Do Workers Who Wear Religious Headwear Have to Use Hardhats?

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

The Most Important OHS Compliance Cases of 2021 (So Far)

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Respiratory Protection Equipment Compliance Game Plan

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Know the Laws of Your Province Regarding Respiratory Protection Equipment

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

July 28: Using Mediation for Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

July 7: How SkillTech is Revitalizing Frontline Employee Mental Health

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

August 4- The Fourth Wave of Safety: Training the Mind

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An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

August 18: COVID-19 Labour Relations and Safety Litigation

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

How to Avoid OHS Liability When Contracting with “Prime Contractors”/“Constructors”

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Government Programs Support Private Sector Cleantech Development Projects

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

How Construction Rules May Apply to Non-Construction Sites: Quiz

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Reimagining Occupational Health & Safety in Quebec – AVETTA white paper

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Workplace Accessibility And The Upcoming AODA Compliance Deadlines

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Surviving today’s OHS challenges in a COVID world – three steps to meeting your future OHS needs today! – Sponsored by Avetta

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Smooth & Safe Operations: The Safety Leader’s Role in Business Continuity Planning – Sponsored by Avetta

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Avetta presents: Safety Leadership and Engagement – How are You Driving Safety Culture Success?

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Avetta presents: Opioids/Cannabis Workplace Drug Testing – What Should Employers Know?

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Avetta presents: Substance Abuse and the Construction Site

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Avetta presents: Elements of a Workplace Violence Safety Program- Do’s and Don’ts

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Practical Guidance in the Wake of a Catastrophe: What to Do if a Tragic Accident Occurs at your Workplace – Sponsored by Avetta

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

How to Assess the Role of Company Culture in Creating Safe Workplaces

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Heavy Equipment Company Fined $60,000 for Improper Disposal of Solid Waste

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Employer Would Have Had Just Cause but Messed Up Termination Procedure

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Does Employer Have to Let Employee Telework from Hawaii?

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Installing Camera in Truck to Analyze Accident Causes Is Valid Safety Measure

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Driver Keeps His Job Even Though His “Slackness” Caused Expensive Accident

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Termination Is Too Harsh a Penalty for Off-Duty Violence

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Speeding Past Stopped School Bus Is Just Cause to Terminate

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

OK to Charge Constructor as “Employer” for OHS Violation, Says Top Court

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Dump Truck OHS Violations Lead to Worker’s Death and $65,000 in Fines

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Contractor Faces OHS Charges for Paving Worker’s Death

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Agricultural Operator Fined $21,600 for Confined Spaces Death

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Faulty Lockout Procedures Cost Fracking Firm $137,000

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Food Processor Fined $138,000 for Machine Guarding and Lockout Violations

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Missed Filing Deadline Is Death Knell for Worker’s Retaliation Case

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Dental Assistant Fired for Unlicensed Practice, Not as Retaliation

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Stop Work Order Appeal Leads to Citation for OHS Violation

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

High Court Upholds Denial of Injured Worker’s Wage Replacement Benefits

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Positive Marijuana Test Doesn’t Prove Worker Was Impaired at Time of Accident

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Employer Fined $175,000 for Worker’s Confined Space Asphyxiation Death

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

Employment Law Fundamentals: Employment Terminations in a Non-Union Workplace

2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00

An energy company required safety-sensitive workers to pass pre-assignment drug testing before letting them work at the refinery. The company learned that a journeyman electrician the union sent to the

OK to Require Medical Exam of Marijuana User’s Fitness for Safety-Sensitive Job2021-11-12T10:34:31-08:00