On October 12, 2012, the MOL released a notice regarding potential worker health and safety hazards that may arise in the course of the construction, installation, operation and maintenance of solar energy equipment and systems. The notice summarizes a number of relevant requirements under the Occupational Health and Safety Act that may be applicable to employers involved in such activities. The notice also offers a number of general safety considerations that employers and workers should consider before working on a photovoltaic system.

For more information, please see the MOL alert.