Cheryl A. Edwards

Cheryl A. Edwards

Cheryl Edwards is a former occupational health and safety prosecutor with almost 30 years of experience. She can be reached at (647) 777-8283 or cedwards@mathewsdinsdale.com, or visit www.mathewsdinsdale.com for more information.

 

Best Practices for Employers to Manage Reports of Suspected Cases and Outbreaks

“What if, despite taking all reasonable and practical measures in the circumstances of the particular workplace, to prevent an infection, you get that call – you have a COVID case!”

Best Practices for Employers to Manage Reports of Suspected Cases and Outbreaks

Administrative monetary penalties climbing higher for near misses

In some jurisdictions, due diligence excluded as a defence for AMPs

Jail, steep fines not advancing OHS

Few successful prosecutions 15 years after Westray Bill

Jail, steep fines not advancing OHS

The hidden consequences of safety failures

Negative publicity may result in significant business losses

The hidden consequences of safety failures

6 OHSA changes every Ontario employer needs to know

Amendments include bigger fines, new reportable incident

6 OHSA changes every Ontario employer needs to know

Privilege claim exists over internal investigations

Suncor not required to hand over all material

Ontario including sexual harassment in OHSA

Managing risks from coroner’s inquests, fatality inquiries

Ontario WSIAT strikes down mental stress restrictions

Strict entitlement criteria was in violation of charter rights

The contractor conundrum