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Organizations: Employment and Immigration (2008-2011) Audience: Employers Employees

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February 20, 2019

Description

Lists approved occupations in the restaurant and food services industry for adolescent employees. Also lists tasks that cannot be performed in these occupations by these youth and obligations of employers of adolescent employees.


Views: 52
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September 1, 2016

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Whether you're an employer or a worker, you may need to know the difference between "employee" and "contractor" status—and the various implications and requirements of each. This resource provides information on the factors and definitions different levels of government apply to determine...


Views: 26
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November 1, 2015

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This alert was released in response to complaints about aggressive, high-pressure sales tactics by commercial providers of workplace safety training for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS). It informs employers that there is no requirement to use a commercial training...


Views: 52
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March 1, 2013

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the construction and construction trades sector that occurred in January, 2010. A 29-year old male worker was installing siding on the gable end of a new two storey home. During the work process the worker fell from an...


Views: 283
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February 1, 2013

Description

This handbook for young, inexperienced workers is packed with information about workplace health and safety regulations, rights and responsibilities. Through personal stories, quizzes and checklists, youth gain the information they need to contribute to working in a safe, healthy and fair work...


Views: 28
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May 10, 2012

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the construction and construction trades sector that occurred in February, 2011. A 63-year-old male worker fell through a floor hole opening into the basement while working at a residential home construction site. See the...


Views: 22
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February 21, 2012

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the transportation communication and utilities sector that occurred in March, 2011. Workers were using a heavy-duty tow truck winch to pull a trailer out of a ditch. The cable broke, swung back and struck a 59-year-old male...


Views: 77
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October 24, 2011

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the construction and construction trades sector that occurred in November, 2010. A 25-year old male worker was inside a zoom boom forklift trying to move it off a trailer. The worker jumped from the machine as it was sliding...


Views: 31
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September 16, 2011

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Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the construction and construction trades sector that occurred in December, 2010. A 60-year old male worker fell approximately 20 feet through a hole in scaffolding falling into duct work. See the usage considerations section...


Views: 29
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September 11, 2011

Description

Presents the findings of an investigation into a workplace fatality in the mining and petroleum development sector that occurred in October, 2010. A 42-year old male worker was run over when a co-worker was backing up pickup truck to gasoline pump. See the usage considerations section of this...