On April 30, 2020, in partnership with the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, the Health and Safety Associations have released best practices for employers to implement in their workplaces as they gear up for re-opening their businesses.
The Ontario Government has released sector-specific guidelines to help businesses reopen safely.
In Ontario, employers have the duty to keep workers and work sites safe and free of hazards. Employers also have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health. MORE.