NGCOA Member courses are seeing Ministry of Labour Inspectors drop by for unannounced inspection of the workplace. This was in conjunction with a young worker blitz and was primarily looking to see if there is up-to-date signage and training procedures; including sign-off forms for employees. Inspectors stressed the need to have a proper paper trail in place in the event of accidents or problems. A facility walk-through was also conducted and courses were given 30 days to fix or change issues identified. Another item that came up was certification for a Joint Health and Safety Committee and that the committee is meeting regularly. It is expected that these unannounced inspections will continue throughout the summer.
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