Human Resources Legislative Update
Safety Blitzes Announced for Ontario Workplaces
Date: January 11, 2013
The Ontario Ministry of Labour (“MOL”) has announced that three workplace enforcement blitzes targeting workplace hazards will be conducted by MOL Inspectors this winter:
- January/February: underground mines will be inspected to check hazards that may affect air quality;
- February/March: industrial and construction workplaces will be checked for slips, trips and fall hazards; and
- February/March: health care workplaces to check on workplace violence and harassment.