Please note for the holiday shutdown that, due to winter weather conditions, utilities (especially electricity) may be affected. It is a general rule that all laboratory processes be designed to safely survive a service failure. During the holiday shutdown this is particularly important and the following precautions are recommended.
As of July 1, 2014, a new provincial regulation will require health and safety awareness training for every worker and supervisor under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).
“Supervisor” is defined in the OHSA to mean a person who has charge of a workplace or authority over a worker. In our work environment, we have determined a supervisor to include all employees who exercise a supervisory role within their duties, including: