Growth Plan Consultation Period June 16, 2020
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has released ERO # 019-1680 that opens a consultation period for changes to the Growth Plan. Most of these changes relate to the building and development industry, but there was also an amendment with respect to aggregate. The posting provides a 45-day comment period.
Submit your Health & Safety Award Nominations! November 11, 2019
The OSSGA Health & Safety Committee invites all active OSSGA members to recognize individuals and operations within their organizations that have excelled at making safety a part of their daily responsibilities. The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 13th. The awards and certificates will be presented at the 2020 Operations, Health & Safety Seminar on January 22 & 23rd.

Historic Changes to Ontario OHSA

January 11, 2018 at 10:14 AM

In the most far-reaching changes made to the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA) in over 15 years, the government has moved to, amongst other matters, triple corporate OHS penalties and quadruple individual OHS penalties.

The amendments are made in a Bill titled the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017 (Bill 177).

Key Changes include:

  • Tripled Corporate OHS Fees
  • Quadrupled Individual OHS Fines
  • Limitation Period for Changes Expanded
  • New Reportable Incident - Structural Inadequacy
  • Further Reportable Incidents May Be Added to Regulations
  • Potential Further Expansion to Content and Timing of Reportable Injury Notices

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