Ryan Conlin and Landon Young both presented at the first annual Health, Safety & Environment Conference and Trade Show


Time Published on October 11, 2011

 

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Ryan Conlin and Landon Young both spoke at the first annual Health, Safety &amp; Environment Conference and Trade Show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on September 27<sup>th</sup> and 28<sup>th</sup> 2011.</p>
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Landon Young spoke to attendees about what to expect when an occupational health and safety inspector visits an employer&rsquo;s premise.&nbsp; Among his recommendations, Landon emphasized the importance of cooperation with the Inspector, how to respond to onerous orders and how to handle Inspectors&rsquo; post-accident investigations.</p>
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Ryan Conlin provided insight into the new developments in Ontario&rsquo;s Health and Safety Regime under Bill 160. In particular he spoke about the recent appointment of the Chief Prevention Officer, which is a new position created under Bill 160 (see Ryan&rsquo;s <a href="/uploads/ckeditor/attachment_files/23/2011_03_Bill_160_Amendments_Occupational_Health_Safety_Workplace_Safety_Insurance.pdf?1322490096" target="_blank">SBH Update </a>for more information). &nbsp;The Ontario Government has appointed George Gritiozitis as the Chief Prevention Officer. &nbsp;Mr. Gritiozitis is the founding executive director of the Construction Sector Council. &nbsp;We will keep you posted with any new developments.</p>

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