• Stephen Lecce, MPP

Ontario Expands Workplace Enforcement Campaigns

January 20, 2021

The Ontario government is expanding the current workplace inspection campaign to further protect workers and customers at essential businesses. Following last week's big-box store blitz, provincial offences officers will be now be visiting an expanded range of workplaces across Ontario to educate and ticket businesses that are not complying with COVID-19 health and safety requirements. Starting today, more than 300 officers will be supporting these blitzes, and will be visiting a variety of workplaces that are allowed to be open during the provincial shutdown such as:

  • Retail establishments, including big-box stores

  • Restaurants providing take-out meals

  • Essential service-sector establishments (such as gas stations); and