A DoL inspector can enter your construction site at any time - without any previous notice - to ensure your site complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Here are 12 documents to include in your health and safety file, for when he comes knocking on your door... 1. Health and safety specifications
Even though these specifications can often be located in the bill of quantities o... ››› more
An inspector from the Department of Labour (DoL) has every right to waltz onto your construction site and demand to inspect it.
There's no point trying to stop him, otherwise you could be arrested for obstructing his duties. And so all you can do is ensure that you're fully compliant before he ever arrives - which could be at any time, even tomorrow!
So, where do you begin?
One of the bas... ››› more
At any given moment, a Department of Labour (DoL) inspector can arrive at your construction site to check your compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).
When he decides to pay you a visit, here are nine DO's and DON'T's to keep in mind: 1. Make sure the inspector attends your health and safety induction session before allowing him to make his way onto the site.
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