Posts Tagged As: Westray

Blog Post #1405 – City of Ottawa Lobbies for Enforcement

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Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (July 2016)

The Ottawa City Council has voted unanimously to petition the Ontario Labour Minister and Attorney General to push for criminal investigations and convictions regarding occupational health fatalities and serious workplace injuries, in accordance with 2004 amendments to the Canadian Criminal Code of Canada, known as the Westray Law.

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Blog Post #290 – The Westray Conundrum

Westray won an award as Canada’s safest mine barely a month before it sent 26 men to their deaths. Six years later, with the release of the report of the Westray Inquiry, a baffling and disturbing picture emerges that should make every health and safety professional think long and hard about how safety systems fail.

Article from the OH&S Canada Magazine

By: Dean Jobb

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