Ontario Government Committed To Protecting Vulnerable Workers
The Ontario government will focus on the safety of new and young workers during a four-month enforcement blitz across Ontario.
Beginning May 1, 2014, Ministry of Labour inspectors will check that employers are complying with Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act. This will include checking that new and young workers:
Inspectors will focus on industrial sector workplaces where many new and young workers are employed.
Protecting young people on the job is part of the Ontario government’s continued commitment to preventing workplace injuries through its Safe At Work Ontario enforcement initiative.
The Guide to the Occupational Health and Safety Act explains what every worker, supervisor, and employer needs to know about the act.
Learn about last year’s inspection blitz involving safety of young and new workers in the industrial and health care sectors and the results of that blitz.
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