Norm Keith

Norm Keith

Norm Keith, an OHS lawyer and consultant, is a partner at Fasken in Toronto. He can be reached at (416) 868-7824 or nkeith@fasken.com, or visit www.ehslaw.ca for more information.

Construction director and officer liability from COVID-19 workplace exposure

COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (“WHO”) on March 11, 2020

Construction director and officer liability from COVID-19 workplace exposure

Forklift drivers convicted for cellphone use in warehouse

Colleague initiated formal work refusal, Ministry of Labour stepped in

Forklift drivers convicted for cellphone use in warehouse

Is jail appropriate for individual OHS offenders?

Employer in Alberta sentenced to 4 months in jail, even though prosecutor didn’t ask for it

Is jail appropriate for individual OHS offenders?

Alberta passes new health and safety law

Legislation introduces new responsibilities, enhances enforcement

Alberta passes new health and safety law

Justice system failed victims of Radiohead stage collapse

Charges thrown out due to excessive delays

Justice system failed victims of Radiohead stage collapse

Is workplace bullying compensable?

Ontario expanding workers’ compensation law to include emotional stress

Is workplace bullying compensable?

OHS contraventions can trigger accusation of manslaughter

Quebec court found reasonable person would have foreseen risk

OHS contraventions can trigger accusation of manslaughter

OHSA anti-reprisal provisions not applicable to corporate restructuring

Worker tried to use safety legislation to claim supervisor was not ‘competent’

Workers’ compensation fraud a significant problem

Pipeline firms to reveal emergency plans