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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