Posts Categorized As: Designated Substances

Blog Post #1461 – Six Manitoba Companies Fined


Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (Oct. 2016)

The Workplace Safety and Health branch (WSH) of Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade ministry announced August 16, 2016, that it had issued fines totalling more than $111,000 to the following six employers from March to mid-July for contravening Manitoba’s Workplace Safety and Health Act.

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Blog Post #1261 – Asbestos Exposure Limit Lowered

Article from the OH&S Canada magazine (July/August 2017) by Jeff Cottrill

The federal government has lowered the acceptable level of workplace exposure to airborne crisis tile asbestos two is close to zero as possible. The move was effective immediately, according to a statement that Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) issued on July 12, 2017.

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