Disclaimer: This resource has been prepared to help the workplace parties understand some of their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and regulations. It is not legal advice. It is not intended to replace the OHSA or the regulations. For further information please see full disclaimer.
The restaurant sub-sector is made up of restaurants, take-out food establishments, caterers, taverns, bars and nightclubs. Family run businesses and small businesses dominate the industry.
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From April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014 the most common orders issued by the Ministry of Labour under the Occupational Health and Safety Act were for failing to:
From April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014 there were 48 stop work orders issued.
From April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014 the most common orders issued by the Ministry of Labour under the Industrial Regulations 851/90 were for failing to:
From April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014 the most common order issued by the Ministry of Labour under the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 860/90 was to the employer for failing to:
Note: For Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) injury experience data in this sub-sector please review: By the Numbers: 2013 WSIB Statistical Report:
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Disclaimer: This web resource has been prepared to assist the workplace parties in understanding some of their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and the regulations. It is not intended to replace the OHSA or the regulations and reference should always be made to the official version of the legislation.
It is the responsibility of the workplace parties to ensure compliance with the legislation. This web resource does not constitute legal advice. If you require assistance with respect to the interpretation of the legislation and its potential application in specific circumstances, please contact your legal counsel.
While this web resource will also be available to Ministry of Labour inspectors, they will apply and enforce the OHSA and its regulations based on the facts as they may find them in the workplace. This web resource does not affect their enforcement discretion in any way.