Ontario Introducing New Rules to Keep Miners Safe

The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD) has announced amendments to Reg. 854 – Mines and Mining Plants, made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). These amendments include a number of changes that affect the aggregate sector, including management of change, airborne hazard management programs, and supervisor examinations of workplaces. Some changes come into effect on July 1, 2023 while the rest will come into effect on September 1, 2023. Click here for MLITSD's new release.