Proposal to Modernize Regulatory Requirements for Part VII - Notices under the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Regulation Number(s):
Reg. 834
Reg. 851
Reg. 854
Reg. 855
Reg. 859
Reg. 861
Reg. 67/93
Reg. 231/91
Reg. 414/05
Reg. 629/94
Instrument Type:
Bill or Act:
Occupational Health and Safety Act
Summary of Proposal:
All workplaces covered by the OHSA are required to provide notice and reports to the MLTSD and/or other specified workplace parties (such as the Joint Health and Safety Committee) of any fatalities, critical injuries, occupational illnesses and other prescribed incidents or occurrences at the workplace (Part VII - Notices: Sections 51 to 53.1, OHSA).

To assist employers in meeting their obligations under Part VII - Notices of the OHSA, the MLTSD is proposing to streamline the prescribed written reporting requirements into a single regulation that would apply to all workplaces covered under the OHSA.

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Further Information:
Proposal Number:
20-MLTSD 013
Posting Date:
December 18, 2020
Comments Due Date:
February 12, 2021
Contact Address:
OHSA Incident Reporting Project
Health, Safety and Insurance Policy Branch
Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
400 University Avenue, 14th Floor
Toronto ON M7A 1T7
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