Supreme Court: Worker’s Drug Addiction No Excuse for Safety Violation
‘Talk about damned if you do, damned if you don’t. Workers with drug addictions create potential hazards, especially at safety-sensitive sites like mines and oil wells; but drug addiction is also a disability protected from discrimination under human rights act. But an important new Supreme Court of Canada case helps resolve this apparent dilemma—and in a way that safety coordinators are bound to like. Click here to find out about the case.