March 26: Interim Report on Inspection Blitz of Healthcare Workplaces

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The MOL is conducting a three-year enforcement initiative to promote health and safety in the healthcare sector. Inspections began in July 2014. According to an interim report on the first four months of inspections, ministry inspectors have conducted 239 visits to 164 healthcare sector workplaces. They issued 562 orders for non-compliance with the OHS laws, including four stop work orders and 25 orders related to workplace violence.