June 1, 2014: Changes to OHS Act to Take Effect

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Legislative amendments to the province’s OHS Act received royal assent in the legislature on June 21 but the changes won’t take effect until June 1, 2014. Bill 48:

  • Creates an OHS program and enhances the existing requirement for health and safety policies for certain workplaces
  • Clarifies training requirements for new workers
  • Clarifies and modernizes the reporting requirements.