Simplifying compliance to the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act and regulations
The Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act: Quick Reference – 2018 Edition helps you make sense of the OH&S Act and Regulations - quickly and easily in “plain English”. Be prepared, make decisions with confidence and ensure your business complies with the sections of the OH&S Act and Regulations that are of importance to the success of your organization.
Comprised of two sections, part one of the Ontario OH&S Act: Quick Reference - 2018 Edition features more than 20 key compliance issues that are identified, defined, cross-referenced and accompanied by a legal compliance checklist. Part two contains the full text of the OH&S Act and key Regulations.
NEW IN THE 2018 EDITION
- Further updates (including transition periods) to the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015 – which is based on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) and the implementation of WHMIS 2015 in Ontario.
- References to relevant Ministry of Labour Guidelines have been added to various entries in Chapter 1 as additional resource references..
- Updates to the OH&S Act in relation to Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS). These help ensure that occupational health and safety are fully integrated with all aspects of the business and aims for continuous improvement. This is presented as a new entry in Chapter 1 of the Quick Reference.
- Updates regarding new and repealed sections of the Act and associated regulations, along with additional clarification on existing legislative provisions.