March 2017

OHS Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMP)

  Due to the time and money involved in the prosecution of OHS violations, some jurisdictions now allow OHS regulatory agencies to impose administrative monetary pena

First Publicly Reported Workplace Violence and Harassment Case Sets Precedent in Ontario

  Employer fined $70K for failure to comply with workplace violence, harassment requirements An Ontario employer has been fined $70,000 ($87,500 with the surchar

Construction Projects Regulation Approaching deadline: April 1, 2017

  All workers who use fall protection on a construction project must complete an approved working at heights training program. This includes workers who met the fall

Driver’s Conviction & Sentence for Killing Flagger Upheld on Appeal

A driver who struck and killed an 18-year-old flagger on her first day on the job was convicted of dangerous driving causing death. He’d been travelling at a speed of 90-1

National Work Zone Awareness

National Work Zone Awareness Week (April 3-7, 2017) is an annual spring campaign held at the start of construction season to encourage safe driving through highway work zone

Reminder: OSHA Form 300A Deadline

OSHA reminds employers of their obligation to post a copy of OSHA's Form 300A, which summarizes job-related injuries and illnesses logged during 2016. The summary must be di

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