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Legislation

Sometimes a swimming pool is just a swimming pool

In 2007, a guest at Blue Mountain Resorts died while swimming in an unattended pool at the resort. The Ontario Ministry of Labour issued orders against the employer for failing to report this death under subsection 51 (1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

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Does Bill 160 threaten worker safety

The Union representing WSIB employees believes moving responsibility for prevention activities to the Ministry of Labour will endanger workers. They don’t mention that it might imperil jobs of people at WSIB.

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Ontario files consolidated OHSA regulation governing confined spaces

Regulations governing confined spaces in specific industries revoked

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Bill 160 update

Bill passes Second Reading, moves to Committee for further study.

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Bill 160 will change health and safety delivery in Ontario

The government plans to reallocate health and safety matters. WSIB will continue to be responsible for promoting safe workplaces, but they’ll not be involved in the training or certification of safety committees.

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