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Making Ontario Workplaces Safer

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | May 11, 2016

New Requirements for Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification
* Issued: March 3, 2016
* Content last reviewed: March 2016
* See also: Backgrounder

Making Ontario Workplaces Safer
NEWS
New training standards went into effect on March 1, 2016 for certifying Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) members at Ontario workplaces.
The changes will improve the…

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Province Committed to Protecting Vulnerable Workers

Category | Health and Safety    Posted by SafetyON | April 13, 2016

Ontario Launching More Than 20 Workplace Blitzes to Enhance Workplace Safety

Ontario will help protect workers on the job by launching more than 20 targeted blitzes at workplaces across the province over the next year. From May 2, 2016 to March 31, 2017, Ministry of Labour inspectors will visit workplaces such as food services, retail stores, construction sites and mines to investigate potential violations of Ontario's employment standards and occupational health and safety laws. In particular,…

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Legislative Compliance - Health and Safety Legislation

Category | Health and Safety    Posted by SafetyON | April 10, 2016

Legislative compliance refers to the establishment of health and safety policies and practices that are in agreement with the standards set by the OHSA (Occupational Health & Safety Act). Every organization is legally required to possess a health and safety policy.


Lack of awareness concerning such a responsibility will not be considered as grounds for defence.
A safe workplace isn’t just about complying with legislative requirements. It is also about improving the overall…

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Industrial Hygiene and Healthy Workplace Environment

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | March 31, 2016

SafetyON strongly believes that employees must enjoy a safe and healthy work environment. As a result, we provide services that help organizations identify areas in the work environment that might be potentially dangerous or harmful to its employees.

Industrial Hygiene and Healthy Workplace Environment
We provide risk assessment services for the following…

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Joint Health and Safety Committee Management

Category | Health and Safety    Posted by SafetyON | March 24, 2016

A Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) serves as a tool for enabling the internal responsibility system within an organization or business. The committee is formed by involving representatives from the management and labour areas. This committee is expected to meet regularly and discuss health and
safety concerns.

By grouping management and labour professionals together, an organization can address health and safety concerns by using practical knowledge within the context of company…

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