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Foreword: Constructor Guideline

  • ISBN: 978-1-4249-6190-0
  • Revised: March 2009
  • Content last reviewed: June 2009

This Guideline has been prepared to assist construction project owners, contractors and subcontractors in understanding who the constructor is under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act). This Guideline is not intended to replace the Act or its regulations. In any case where this Guideline may differ from the Act and its regulations, the legislative provisions prevail.

T This Guideline has been prepared to assist construction project owners, contractors and subcontractors in understanding who the constructor is under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act). This Guideline is not intended to replace the Act or its regulations. In any case where this Guideline may differ from the Act and its regulations, the legislative provisions prevail.

This Guideline does not constitute legal advice and has no legal effect. If you require assistance with respect to the interpretation of a legislative provision and its potential application in specific circumstances, please contact your legal counsel.

While this Guideline will also be available to Ministry of Labour inspectors, they will apply and enforce the Act and its regulations based on the facts as they may find them in the workplace. This Guideline does not affect their enforcement discretion in any way.

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