This guide is provided for information only. It does not replace the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) or the regulations; reference should always be made to the official version of the legislation and regulations. Workplace parties are responsible for ensuring compliance with the legislation and for seeking independent legal advice where questions remain. This guide does not constitute legal advice. While this guide may also be used by Ministry of Labour inspectors, they will apply and enforce the OHSA and its regulations based on the facts as they may find them in the workplace. This document does not affect their enforcement discretion in any way.