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Fines for Individual Workers Just Around the Corner!
As of October 1, 2013 Administrative
Penalties have come into effect in Alberta which impact any parties regulated
by Occupational Health and Safety legislation. Offenders can now face administrative penalties as high as $10,000 per violation, per day. These penalties have been implemented by the
Government of Alberta in an attempt to encourage compliance with the health and
safety regulations in place in the province and as such, in assessing these,
OHS officials will consider factors such as past health and safety performance,
the frequency of orders, tickets and other compliance interventions, and
whether there appears to be an overall commitment to maintaining safe standards
in the workplace.
aware that in January 2014 an
additional compliance mechanism will come into force that will allow OHS
officers to issue tickets to employers and individual workers who are in contravention
of ticketable provisions of the OHS legislation. These can be given out immediately any time
an OHS officer witnesses an infraction, and can be in the range of $100 - $500.
employers, tickets can be issued for actions such as:
tickets for workers include:
full list of ticketable offenses and their associated fines, as well as further
information on administrative penalties, check out:
With our OHSMS you can prove that your workers have read and acknowledged policies relating to safe work practices and have been trained to perform tasks competently. Don't let your safety program fall behind!