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New Requirements for BC Joint Health and Safety Committees

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If you operate a workplace in British Columbia with 10 or more workers, you may need to make some changes to your workplace health and safety practices....more

Injured worker’s claim lacked the “something more” needed to establish personal liability against employer’s directors

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The Alberta Court of Appeal has confirmed that in order for a director of a corporate employer to be found personally liable for damages sustained by one of the corporation’s workers in a workplace accident, there must be...more

Alberta court of appeal dismisses worker’s appeal In his 20+ year old case against a developer

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The Alberta Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that an owner/developer of a condominium conversion project was not liable for damages in a civil action commenced by a worker....more

No contempt in the face of the “voluminous” British Columbia Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

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In the wake of some recent high-profile workplace accidents, 2015 legislative amendments to the Workers Compensation Act were designed to give WorkSafeBC more tools to enforce its mandate. Among other things, WorkSafeBC can...more

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