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The Ministry may initiate a prosecution against any regulated person (including employers, supervisors, and workers) for a contravention of the Act or the regulations, or for failing to comply with an order of an inspector, a director or the minister [subsection 66(1)]. These prosecutions are conducted by the Ministry of the Attorney General lawyers or paralegals on behalf of the Ministry of Labour.
If convicted, a court may impose a fine and/or jail term against an individual defendant. The maximum fine per charge for an individual is $25,000 and/or imprisonment for up to 12 months.
The maximum fine, which can be imposed on a corporation convicted of an offence, is $500,000 per charge [subsections 66(1) and (2)].
Dell Tech can provide a full audit of your safety systems using the Ministry’s Workwell Standard and create custom safety policies and procedures for your business that are compliant with the legislation.
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