June 15, 2018
The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) recently announced its list of provincial safety blitzes for 2018-2019.

In the construction sector, MOL will conduct an enforcement campaign on compliance for working at heights/fall protection training from June 1-30, 2018.

A blitz on reversing equipment on construction projects will look at compliance support and prevention from Sept. 1-30, followed by an enforcement campaign from Oct. 1-31.

A blitz on employment standards within construction firms began on May 1 and will run until Aug. 31.

In the industrial sector, MOL will continue its blitz on new and young workers’ health and safety until Aug. 31, then look specifically at health and safety in warehouses and big box retailers from Oct. 31 to Nov 23. Machine guarding in the sector will be blitzed Feb. 1 to March 29, 2019.

For more details on health and safety and employment standard in the province, visit Ontario.ca.