Category: Occupational Health and Safety

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Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Claims

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Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Claims are governed by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) which is Provincial Legislation. There are 4 main purposes of the WSIA To promote health and safety in ...

10 Pitfalls of Human Rights Employment Investigations

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Under the Human Rights Code and the Occupational Health And Safety Act, there is a duty for employers to investigate human rights and employment issues. Many of the pitfalls of human rights employment investigations d...

How To Comply With The New Occupational Health And Safety Regulations

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Important tips to remember in order to comply with the new occupational health and safety regulations that requires that every business must follow thorough health and safety training. - Train your workers in compliance...

Duties and Rights In Dealing With Workplace Accidents

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In Ontario, the Health and Safety act provides for constructors under section 51. When a person is killed or critically injured in a workplace accident, the constructor and the employer shall notify an inspector and the ...

Looking For Mental Health Illness Signs in the Workplace

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We want to do the right thing when it comes to the treatment of employees, but mental illness makes things tricky. But failing to act on mental health illness in the workplace has serious effects on the whole work enviro...

Recent Case Law of Mental Illness Accommodation In The Workplace

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Rabinovitch covers all these important cases and more regarding accommodation of mental illness in the workplace highlighting disability, duties of employees and employers, dangerous employees as well as termination. ...