Workplace Safety North / Ontario Mine Rescue

Occupational Health and Safety: 2015 in Review

Don’t miss this look back at the year’s most popular news stories

Dec 28, 2015
In 2015, Ontario occupational health and safety specialists saw many changes and updates to workplace safety training, including the new mandatory Working at Heights safety training for those working on construction projects, plus an updated website for Ontario tree planter. The Ontario forestry, pulp and paper industry celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of its health and safety association. The small business program Safe Workplace Ontario released an updated reference manual, which incorporates new health and safety legislation.
The following is an overview of 2015 health and safety news, with an emphasis on Ontario mining, forestry, paper, printing and converting industrial sectors.