ZERO-TOLERANCE WORKPLACE INSPECTIONS BEGIN FRIDAY IN PEEL, HALTON
Apr 08, 2021
By Bob Komsic
Starting Friday, the Ford government’s launching a series of what it calls ”zero-tolerance” workplace safety inspections in sectors and regions, beginning with warehouses, food processors and manufacturers in Peel and Halton regions.
”We will have zero tolerance for those bad actors who break safety requirements as it puts the lives of workers and the public at risk,” says Labour Minister Monte McNaughton.
”Our officers will not hesitate to issue tickets to those not following the rules.”
In addition, on Saturday, provincial offences officers will be deployed to those regions to check out retail outlets, including big box stores.
McNaughton says violations may result in fines up to $750 for individuals and $1,000 for businesses.