The Ontario Government recently passed the COVID-19 Putting Workers First Act.
Toronto and Peel have been heavily impacted by the pandemic, and workplace spread of the virus is impacting families, as essential workers are getting sick at work and are infecting their households.
The Ontario government began targeted provincewide inspections of construction sites on April 16, 2021, dispatching 200 workplace inspectors, supported by provincial offenses officers, to visit 1,300 constructions sites to enforce safety requirements.
With the pandemic spanning over a year now, many new rules and expectations have been put together by the government to ensure that companies are keeping their employees as safe as possible from catching and spreading COVID-19.
What major factors should HR managers look at when designing a training program for employees within their organization?
The global lockdown caused by COVID19 in the first quarter of 2020 meant that companies were forced to adjust to their employees working remotely, an idea at which, just a decade ago, most employers balked.
When an employee must self-isolate due to a suspected or confirmed positive COVID-19, not only will they worry about their health, they’ll worry about their job and wages.
The province-wide lockdown that began on December 26, 2020 has forced many businesses to close their doors or significantly restrict their services.
Working At Heights training is mandatory for employees working on construction projects and need to use fall protection devices.