NEW: Ministry of Labour Blitz Schedule

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By: Paula Stanley, Manager of Environmental, Health & Safety, email

Are you prepared for a visit from the Ministry of Labour?

The Ministry of Labour has announced their Occupational Health and Safety blitz and initiative schedule for 2018-2019.


  • Construction: Working at heights and fall protection training, May 1-31, 2018
  • Industrial: New and young worker health and safety, May 1 – August 31, 2018
  • Mining: Conveyor guarding in mines and mining plants, May 21 – May 31, 2018


  • Cross Sector initiatives from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019
  • Focusing on Chemical handling and chemical manufacturing
  • WHMIS in occupational health and safety and hygiene
  • Ergonomics, related falls, musculoskeletal disorder prevention in metal fabricating
  • Ergonomics in municipalities

April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019 Sector specific Initiatives

  • Construction: Internal responsibility System
  • Industrial: Internal responsibility System for newly registered small business
  • Health care: Internal responsibility System and Workplace Violence Prevention
  • Mining: Internal responsibility System and Occupational Disease prevention

For full details please see the announcement at the following link: Workplace Blitz

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