Changes to OHS Act

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As of June 12, 2017 amendments made to the Occupational Health and Safety Act will come into effect. The changes will address the following:

  1. clarify the definition of an injury or serious incident and how to report it
  2. extend the authority of the OHS director to deal with repeat offenders who continue to put others at risk of serious injury

View the OHS Bulletin – Act Amendments for more details of the amendments.

View a copy of the updated OHS Act.

 

For anyone interested in reviewing the details of the revised Act,  visit the link to Bill 165 (below):

http://nslegislature.ca/legc/bills/62nd_2nd/3rd_read/b165.htm