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EXPLANATORY NOTE

The Bill proclaims the first Tuesday in May in each year as Occupational Safety and Health Day.

Bill 152 2019

An Act to proclaim Occupational Safety and Health Day

Preamble

Workplace injuries occur every day and profoundly affect workers, their families and their communities. By proclaiming the first Tuesday in May in each year as Occupational Safety and Health Day, the Province of Ontario recognizes the importance of supporting and nurturing a safety and health culture in every workplace.

Occupational Safety and Health Day will take place during North American Occupational Safety and Health Week and will provide an opportunity to promote workplace safety and health through education of safety and health rights, responsibilities and prevention measures.

Therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:

Occupational Safety and Health Day

1 The first Tuesday in May in each year is proclaimed as Occupational Safety and Health Day.

Commencement

2 This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.

Short title

3 The short title of this Act is the Occupational Safety and Health Day Act, 2019.