July 05, 2012
Original Newsletter(s) this article was published in: Blaneys on Building: July 2012
In July and August, inspectors from the Ministry of Labour will visit construction sites across Ontario to check for hazards involving tower and mobile cranes. Inspectors will also target activities involving the transportation of stone, sand, gravel and other raw materials at mining pits and quarries. During the blitzes, inspectors will check on maintenance of equipment, worker training, the use of safety equipment and other potential health and safety hazards to help prevent workplace injuries.
We covered this topic in more detail in our June 2012 edition of Employment Update, which is available online at: www.blaney.com/newletters/employment-update-june-2012.
For further information, visit www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/news/2012/bg_consblitz20120705.php.