Ontario MOL’s 2012-13 “System Priorities”: Musculoskeletal Disorders, Falls, Machinery and Vehicles

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released its “system priorities” for 2012-13.

In its “Introduction to Safe At Work Ontario Sector Plans, 2012-2013“, the Ministry of Labour states:

“This year, in consultation with our system partners,

-musculoskeletal disorders
-slips, trips and falls
-machinery-related incidents, and

-motor vehicle incidents

were identified as the four key areas of focused planning.

Priority will also be focused on vulnerable workers and small business.”

Employers should be aware that Ministry of Labour inspectors will be paying particular attention to these issues in the next year.


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Adrian Miedema

About Adrian Miedema

Adrian is a partner in the Toronto Employment group of Dentons Canada LLP. He advises and represents public- and private-sector employers in employment, health and safety and human rights matters. He appears before employment tribunals and all levels of the Ontario courts on behalf of employers. He also advises employers on strategic and risk management considerations in employment policy and contracts.

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