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A Shift in Perspective: How Health and Safety Impacts Human Resource Management

A Brief History of the Human Resource Management Movement In the early 1900s, Human Resource Management (HRM) played a minor or non-existent role in most workplaces. Primary duties of HRM staff were clerical, and may have included hiring and terminating…

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The MOL’s Power Under the Occupational Health & Safety Act

There have been several moderate to severe workplace accidents reported recently by the media. Last month alone, there were reports of two work-related fatalities involving Ontario-based companies and several “serious” or “critical” injury cases. In response to such incidents, the…