Manitoba Workplace Safety Fines Have Doubled – Our Recipe For Due Diligence

Xanthia Coates 1Life News, Environment Safety and News, Uncategorized, Workplace Safety and Health

Maximum prosecution fines for offences under the Act have been increased from $250,000 for a first offence to $500,000, and from $500,000 for a second or subsequent offence to $1,000,000. See all amendments here We have walked through the worst of the worst with owners when it comes to workplace safety issues; fatalities, prosecutions, debilitating WCB costs, and more. These …

A Coronavirus Survival Guide For Manitoba Business

Joelle McMillan 1Life News, COVID-19, Environment Safety and News, Workplace Safety and Health

MANITOBA BUSINESS MATTERS   As the backbone of the Manitoba economy, our small businesses must remain agile and proactive as the COVID-19 situation unfolds. Having timely access to policy changes, programs, expert insights and news as quickly as possible is critical—and that’s where Manitoba Business Matters can help. Together with Western Economic Diversification Canada, the Province of Manitoba, and pillars …

MOBILE DEVICES: FIX, REUSE, & RECYCLE!

1Life Workplace Safety Solutions Environment Safety and News

  Having an up to date and in working order mobile device can go a long way in keeping you on track and well organized in today’s workplace. Many employers make cell phones a workplace requirement as they allow us to manage our time better and to work safer – keeping in contact with a supervisor, checking in when working …

$5.3 Million Fine to Ontario Company Upheld – Why Environmental Stewardship Matters

1Life Workplace Safety Solutions Environment Safety and News

November 2017, an Ontario judge upheld the fine after a fourteen-day trial. On January 2016, The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change announced that Sunrise Propane Energy Group Inc., its two directors and 1367229 Ontario Inc. were found guilty of seven charges under the Environmental Protection Act, including permitting the discharge of a contaminant into the natural environment and …