Lawscape: OHS Laws Banning Workers from Work Sites While Impaired
Cannabis legalization is forcing each province to review its current OHS rules and adopt revisions for dealing with workplace impairment. But that will take months if not years. But some jurisdictions have gotten the jump by adding OHS provisions that ban workers from entering or remaining on a work site when they’re impaired. Others have impairment provisions but only for specific industries like mining; others have no provisions at all. Here’s a visual rundown of each jurisdiction.