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Sep
Take Control of EHS Legal Updates Process and Improve Compliance

Take Control of EHS Legal Updates Process and Improve Compliance

Organizations and their Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) managers consistently struggle to stay abreast of ever-changing EHS regulations. Common concerns amongst EHS professionals include:...

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19
Feb
Regulatory Changes to Toxics Reduction Act in 2021 | EKG, Inc.

Regulatory Changes to Toxics Reduction Act in 2021 | EKG, Inc.

On December 6, 2018, the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade introduced Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act. In 2018, the Ontario PC party ran a campaign on cutting red tape and “Making Ontario Open for Business”–even venturing as far as introducing a bill with the same slogan, Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act. As part of the campaign pledges,...

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31
May
Legislative Updates - May 2018

Legislative Updates - May 2018

Federal Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon

Federal Occupational Health & Safety Hazardous Products Regulations Section 4.4.1 has been added Section 4.5 has been replaced April 4, 2018....

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22
May
NPRI Deadline Approaching

NPRI Deadline Approaching

National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) is our nation’s legislated, publicly‐accessible inventory of pollutants released (to air, water and land), disposed of and sent for recycling by industrial and other facilities across the country. The NPRI was established in 1992 by Environment and Climate Change Canada. Since then Ontario has introduced two pieces of legislation that extend the obligations of this...

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17
May
Legislative Updates - April 2018

Legislative Updates - April 2018

Federal Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon

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29
Mar
Legislative Updates - March 2018

Legislative Updates - March 2018

Federal Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon

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13
Mar
Should Contractors Define Confined Space Planning & Processes?

Should Contractors Define Confined Space Planning & Processes?

Since the release of the Ontario Regulation 632 Confined Spaces in 2006, there have been numerous questions about its application and expectations. Many companies are trying to avoid the requirements of completing assessment reports, entry plans, entry permits, and policies by contracting out all work that must be undertaken for confined spaces. They are forbidding any in-house workers from entering...

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27
Feb

Legislative Updates - February 2018

Federal Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon

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26
Feb
Ontario Legal Compliance Paradigm Shift Accelerates

Ontario Legal Compliance Paradigm Shift Accelerates

There has been a transition within the Ministry of Labour (MOL) for legal compliance requirements that protect workers to be less strict directives and more flexible to workplace conditions. This paradigm shift is moving from prescription to hazard management. Rather than MOL specifically directing employers how to protect workers, it places greater emphasis on the employer to identify hazards and...

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31
Jan
Legislative Updates – January 2018

Legislative Updates – January 2018

Occupational Health & Safety Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act R.S.A 2000, c. O-2. Clause 1(d), sections 6 and 7, and subsection 40.1(2) have been repealed. Subsections 40.1(1) and (3) have been amended. Subsection 40.1(3.1) has been added December 15, 2017 Occupational Health and Safety Act S.A 2017, c. O-2.1. New Act. Sections 38, 39, 93, 94, 96 and 97...

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