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October 2018

In English v Manulife Financial Corporation, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered whether an employee who has voluntarily resigned may later rescind her notice of resignation or retirement. The court found that while an employer may voluntarily accept such a rescission, it is not required to do so.

Are you aware that fines have been increased and that you could face jail time?  In January 2018, a supervisor was jailed for a swing stage collapse in which four men were killed and another was seriously hurt. The supervisor lost his bid to challenge his criminal-negligence conviction and received a 3 1/2-year sentence.

Occupational Health & Safety Act Dramatic Fine Increases.

Employer, Supervisor & Worker fines and how they may affect you!

Fall Protection Provincial Enforcement Initiative 2018

Posted August 2018

The Ministry of Labour (MOL) Construction Health and Safety Program (CHSP), along with the MOL Prevention Division and the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA), will continue to collaborate to address the hazards associated with all fall-from-height hazards.


July 2015

Be sure to ask if the training provider is MOL Approved
Visit Ministry of Labour Site for our listing and other approved training providers

Working At Heights Training

January 2015

As of April 1, 2015, certain workers will need to complete a working at heights training program that has been approved by the Chief Prevention Officer before they can work at heights.

Construction Workplace Safety Training teaches Students In Trades

December 2014

Heather Butts, CTV News Barrie reports on a  high school in Penetanguishene offering a unique course for students who want to get into trades after they graduate.


Operating a chainsaw isn’t typically part of the high school curriculum but it was on Thursday at Ecole Secondaire Le Caron.



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