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Regulatory amendment: A primer on safety headgear

Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation took effect on September 1, 2021, including changes related to the use of safety headgear such as hard hats. This primer outlines the changes, and describes the requirement for employers to look for ways to eliminate or reduce the risk of head injury using engineering or administrative controls before requiring workers to wear safety headgear.

Visit our Safety headgear webpage for more information and resources.

Publication Date: Sep 1, 2021 File type: PDF (56 KB) Asset type: Legal Document