Ontario MOL’s March 2012 Construction Blitz: Formwork, Masonry, Siding, Built-up Roofing

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has announced the details of its March 2012 safety blitz on construction sites.

The MOL states that:

“Beginning March 1, inspectors from the Ministry of Labour will visit construction projects employing workers in high-rise formwork, low-rise formwork and masonry, siding and built-up roofing work. The inspections will help ensure that:

-work areas are safe from hazards that cause dangerous slips, trips or falls
-workers are using fall protection systems properly and equipment such as ladders, platforms and scaffolds.”

The MOL’s news release on this blitz may be found at: http://news.ontario.ca/mol/en/2012/03/making-construction-sites-safe-for-workers.html.

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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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