Northwst Territories: Young Workers

Aug 21: Newly passed Bill 57 revises the list of dangerous workplaces (and processes) barred to workers under age 16 in the Northwest Territories:

  • Construction sites
  • Production processes at a pulp mill, saw mill or woodworking establishment
  • Production processes at a smelter, foundry, refinery or metal processing or fabricating operation
  • Work inside a confined space
  • Forestry or logging operations
  • Operating powered mobile equipment, a crane or a hoist
  • Workplaces where exposure to a chemical or biological substance is likely to endanger the worker’s health or safety
  • Power line construction or maintenance
  • Any other occupations listed in the regulations.