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Levitt-Safety Blog

Category: Legislation

  • Your Ultimate Cheat Sheet for the new CAN/CSA-Z94.4 Respiratory Protection Standards

    Your Ultimate Cheat Sheet for the new CAN/CSA-Z94.4 Respiratory Protection Standards

    The fifth edition of CAN/CSA-Z94.4 came out in September and I’ve been getting questions about what exactly these changes mean for workplace respiratory programs. Let’s face it, this topic isn’t sexy but it is important. At the end of the...

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  • Managing Marijuana in the Workplace

    Managing Marijuana in the Workplace

    As you’ve likely heard, as of October 17, 2018, cannabis is now legal for recreational use across Canada. While the country anticipates this landmark shift in Canadian drug culture, many employers are wondering what exactly the legalization of marijuana means for...

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  • 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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  • 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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