May 5: 5-Year Review of OHS Law Announced
The government is launching a five-year review of The Workplace Safety and Health Act. The Minister’s Advisory Council on Workplace Safety and Health has been tasked with the review and providing recommendations to government on issues of importance in Manitoba’s workplaces. Individuals and organizations may also provide feedback and suggestions to WSHActReview@gov.mb.ca. The review will focus on:
- Ensuring existing requirements are adequate, clear and reasonable
- Reducing red tape and barriers to economic growth while ensuring necessary protections for the safety and health of workers
- Identifying opportunities to improve harmonization of legislation with other jurisdictions.