Participants will learn how to complete the Accident Investigation Report, take statements from witnesses and collect all pertinent information.
A new enforcement initiative for the Health Care sector began in July, 2014 . All acute care hospitals will be inspected over three years, and some long-term care homes, retirement homes and community-based health care services will also be inspected. Both clinical and non-clinical areas will be examined. read more....
Learn about the enforcement tools an inspector can use when encountering a contravention of the Occupational Health and Safety Act or Regulations. watch the video....
The new regulation to Ontario's Occupational Health & Safety Act requires employers to ensure workers and supervisors complete a basic occupational health & safety awareness training program by July 1, 2014. This regulation applies to all Ontario workplaces, regardless of size or sector. Read more.....
MINISTRY OF LABOUR'S NEW CERTIFICATION TRAINING STANDARDS
What is changing
For more information visit the MOL website
From April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014, industrial health & safety inspectors conducted 1,589 field visits to 1,190 workplaces and issued 4,014 orders under the OHSA and its regulations. This included 58 stop work orders. The most frequently issued orders were for employers failing to:
Are you ready?
Inspectors will ask to see copies of your preventative maintenance program, inspection reports and training records. They want to make sure people are doing what's best for their employees and their business.
How will you respond?
Let us help you prepare for a visit from the MOL.
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Since 2004 Workplace Safety Group has been the "go-to" company for Health & Safety consulting and training. Our singular purpose is to help clients achieve injury and illness-free workplaces by demonstrating that health and safety are fundamental to running a profitable and sustainable business.
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