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  • Archive: Ontario Updating Hazardous Chemical Substance Regulations

    The McGuinty government is strengthening protection for workers by updating occupational exposure limits (OELs) for 36 hazardous substances consulted on during our 2008 and 2009 annual consult...

    Archived Backgrounder | Labour

  • Archive: Permitting Residential Drywallers To Use Stilts

    The Construction Regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act previously prohibited the use of stilts on construction projects under any circumstances.

    Archived Backgrounder | Labour

  • Archive: Helping Live-In Caregivers

    A ban on recruitment fees is among a series of new protections for live-in caregivers in Ontario.

    Archived News Release | Labour

  • Archive: Protecting People At Work

    The Ontario Legislature has passed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) to help protect workers again...

    Archived Backgrounder | Labour

  • Archive: More Health Care Workers Protected

    Ontario is increasing protection for health care workers by making the use of safety-engineered needles mandatory in additional workplaces, including doctors' and dentists' offices, community ...

    Archived News Release | Labour

  • Archive: Fairness For Temporary Help Agency Employees

    New legislation comes into force today that will ensure temporary help agency employees are treated fairly and have a better chance to move to sustainable employment.

    Archived Backgrounder | Labour

  • Archive: Firefighters To Receive Fire-Related Illness Coverage

    Ontario is making it easier for the province's volunteer and part-time firefighters and fire investigators, who suffer fire-related illnesses, to qualify for benefits under the Workplace Safe...

    Archived News Release | Labour

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