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Keeping Ontario’s Workers Healthy and Safe

Ministry of Labour, November 15, 2013 – Province Introducing New On-the-Job Training: Ontario is introducing new training to help protect workers and keep them safe on the job. 

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Fall Safety Blitzes Target Workplace Hazards: McGuinty Government Committed to Preventing Worker Injuries

August 22, 2012. Ontario is helping workers stay safe on the job by launching four targeted safety blitzes at workplaces across the province this fall. Between September and December, blitzes will focus on:

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Food Directions Inc. Fined $60,000 after Worker Injured

July 19, 2012. Toronto, ON – Food Directions Inc., a Scarborough pasta manufacturer, was fined $60,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured.

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Continuous Color Coat Limited Fined $60,000 after Worker Injured

July 4, 2012, Toronto, ON – Continuous Color Coat Limited, carrying on business as Metal Koting, a company that manufactures and supplies custom coil coated products, was fined $60,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after … Continue reading

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Preventing Mining Pits and Quarries Injuries

Mining inspectors will blitz surface mines across Ontario in July. The increased enforcement is part of the province’s Safe at Work Ontario strategy, launched in June 2008. The inspectors will focus on hazards involving haulage of materials found in surface … Continue reading

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Inspection Blitz Targets Crane Safety

Safety of tower and mobile cranes will be the focus of a blitz in July and August 2012. The increased enforcement is part of the province’s Safe at Work Ontario enforcement strategy, launched in June 2008. A team of more … Continue reading

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Summer Safety Inspections Target Workplace Hazards: McGuinty Government Committed to Preventing Worker Injuries

July 5, 2012. Ontario will perform safety blitzes of construction sites and surface mines across Ontario this summer. In July and August, inspectors from the Ministry of Labour will visit construction sites and check for hazards involving tower and mobile … Continue reading

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Employers Can Now Obtain a Free New Workplace Poster “Health & Safety at Work – Prevention Starts Here”

Employers can now obtain a free new workplace poster “Health & Safety at Work – Prevention Starts Here” in English, French and 15 other languages.

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McGuinty Government Launches Blitz to Protect Workers

Ontario is focused on traffic hazards at road work projects and working to improve the safety of workers at road work sites and construction sites with a targeted, a June month-long inspection blitz.

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Preventing Construction Traffic Hazards

May 31, 2012: As part of the Safe at Work Ontario strategy, the government is increasing inspections of construction sites using vehicles and large pieces of mobile equipment. During the month of June, inspectors will check for health and safety … Continue reading

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