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Safety headgear: Rights and responsibilities

Punjabi translation of Safety headgear: Rights and responsibilities

On September 1, 2021, the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requirements for safety headgear changed. Under the revised requirement, employers must take steps to eliminate or reduce head injury risks before relying on safety headgear such as hard hats. This resource for workers describes the changes to the requirements, and what your options are if religious headwear or other reasons prevent you from wearing a hard hat in the workplace.

Also available in: English
Publication Date: Sep 2021 File type: PDF (57 KB) Asset type: Information Sheet