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Continued expansion of OHS-related workplace harassment and bullying requirements: policies required in British Columbia

Canada - November 8 2013 For readers following the progress of ever-expanding OHS statutory obligations relating to violence and harassment, there is a new development worth…

Daniel Mayer

Corporate criminal conviction as corporate death sentence? Court says companies can be fined into bankruptcy for workplace accidents

Canada - September 13 2013 On September 4, 2013, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in the sentence appeal in R. v. Metron Construction Corporation (“Metron”)…

Daniel Mayer, Jeremy Warning

US Safety Manager handed 6 year + jail sentence

Canada, USA - May 1 2013 Several news agencies, including the World Nuclear News, reported last week that a 78 month jail sentence has been received by Walter Cardin, a…

Sometimes a swimming pool is just a swimming pool: Ontario Court of Appeal grants Blue Mountain appeal

Canada - February 12 2013 On February 7, 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal handed down its highly anticipated decision in Blue Mountain Resorts Limited v. Ontario (Ministry of…

Julie-Anne C.L Cardinal, Jeremy Warning

Final National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace released

Canada - January 17 2013 The final version of the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace has been released by the Canadian Standards…

Shane Todd, Jeremy Warning