Human Resources Legislative Update
MOL Safety Blitz Targets Construction Sites and Surface Mines
Date: July 5, 2012
The Ontario government has announced that during the months of July and August 2012, the Ministry of Labour (“MOL”) will perform safety blitzes of construction sites and surface mines across Ontario.
MOL inspectors will:
- check construction sites for hazards involving tower and mobile cranes;
- target activities involving the transportation of stone, sand, gravel and other raw materials at mining pits and quarries; and
- check on maintenance of equipment, worker training, the use of safety equipment and other potential health and safety hazards.