As reported in Torys’ October 2012 EH&S Bulletin, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) has launched safety blitzes targeted at workplace hazards across Ontario. The MOL’s recently announced winter blitzes are as follows:
- January and February 2013 – underground mines, to check on diesel emissions and other hazards that could affect air quality;
- February and March 2013 – industrial and construction workplaces, to check for slips, trips and falls hazards; and
- February and March 2013 – healthcare workplaces, to check on workplace violence and harassment.
For further information, please see the MOL news release.