May 27: Weeklong Safety Blitz Conducted

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Safety inspectors conducted a weeklong province-wide blitz of 78 residential and commercial businesses. The goal was to share information, raise awareness and check compliance with workplace safety rules. Results of the blitz included:

  • 18 more inspections than the original target of 60
  • 37 orders issued for fall protection and scaffolding
  • 16 compliance orders for other violations such as not having the proper safety documentation on site
  • 61 warnings for violations such as not having the proper first-aid kit on site.