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Levitt-Safety Blog

Category: Legislation

  • Bill 30: What Does it Mean for Your Workplace?

    Bill 30: What Does it Mean for Your Workplace?

    As of June 1, 2018, Alberta has implemented Bill 30 -- an overhaul of the province’s previous health and safety regulations. The new bill will ensure that Albertans have three basic rights: The right to refuse dangerous work The right...

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  • Managing Marijuana in the Workplace

    Managing Marijuana in the Workplace

    As you’ve likely heard, it’s expected that cannabis will be legalized for recreational use across Canada as of October 17, 2018. While the country anticipates this landmark shift in Canadian drug culture, many employers are wondering what exactly the legalization...

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  • Storage Rack Regulation Changes: What You Need to Know

    Storage Rack Regulation Changes: What You Need to Know

    Workplaces that have racking and storage facilities can pose a set of potentially serious hazards. If racking and storage systems are used, selected, or installed incorrectly, workers face the risk of severe injury. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety...

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  • OHSA Has Tripled Corporate Fines: Are You Prepared?

    OHSA Has Tripled Corporate Fines: Are You Prepared?

    In the most far-reaching changes made to the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA) in over 15 years, the government has moved to, amongst other matters, triple corporate OHS penalties and quadruple individual OHS penalties, effective December 15, 2017. The amendments are...

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