On June 1, 2016, the California Occupational Safety and Health Division issued a Statewide High Heat Advisory, reminding employers how they can protect their outdoor workers and comply with the Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Standard.
OSHA recently published its final rule on electronic reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses. Under this new reporting standard, employer policies that request or require post- accident drug or alcohol testing will face new scrutiny by OSHA.
In keeping with Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels’ promise to “shame” employers into compliance, on May 12, 2016, OSHA published its final rule on electronic reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses.
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In a first for the province of Ontario, a construction project manager charged and convicted under the Bill C-45 amendments to the Criminal Code was sentenced to serve time in prison for criminal negligence for his role in a workplace accident.