OH&S Legal Update: Coroner’s request recommends new restrictions for cellphones at construction projects

A recent coroner’s request has addressed the important issue of the hazard of cellphone use at construction projects in Ontario.

We have been involved in numerous workplace investigations and prosecutions where a workplace injury or fatality was linked to the inappropriate or dangerous use of cellphones.

This latest case where a coroner’s jury made some very direct recommendations is calling for changes in the law.

The Coroner’s Act of Ontario requires there to be a mandatory inquest for all construction industry fatalities.

The facts, in brief, involved a roadbuilding project in southern Ontario. As the mobile equipment was reversing at

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JFrog (NASDAQ:FROG) Price Target Raised to $29.00 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JFrog (NASDAQ:FROG – Get Rating) had its price objective hoisted by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from $28.00 to $29.00 in a report released on Monday, Benzinga reports. The firm currently has an overweight rating on the stock.

Other equity analysts also recently issued research reports about the company. Piper Sandler decreased their price objective on JFrog from $26.00 to $24.00 and set a neutral rating for the company in a report on Thursday, January 5th. Needham & Company LLC decreased their price objective on JFrog from $30.00 to $28.00 and set a buy rating for the company in a report

Legal sizes for lobsters trapped off New England could change to protect the population

Legal sizes for lobsters trapped off New England could change to protect the population

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The commission said it’s considering the changes because of a worrisome lack of baby lobsters growing off New England.

Max Oliver moves a lobster to the banding table aboard his boat while fishing off Spruce Head, Maine, on Aug. 31, 2021. AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The rules about the minimum and maximum sizes of lobsters that can be trapped off New England could soon become stricter, potentially bringing big changes to one of the most valuable seafood industries in the country.

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Bipartisan Bill Introduced by Senate relating to Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020

Bipartisan Bill Introduced by Senate relating to Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020

On August 2, 2022, Senators Bob Menendez (D-New Jersey) and Marco Rubio (R-Florida) introduced the Sanctioning Supporters of Slave Labor Act, legislation that would expand the categories of persons that could be sanctioned under the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 (UHRPA). Rep. Jim Banks (R-Indiana) filed a companion in the House of Representatives.

Currently, UHRPA imposes sanctions on certain entities and individuals named by the President as allegedly having committed certain human rights violations in Xinjiang. The bill would expand the scope of this reporting requirement to include “every foreign person who knowingly provides significant goods, services, or