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Topics: Employment and Labour Audience: Entrepreneur/Self-employed Employees Tags: OHS bulletins

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June 1, 2019

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This resource provides an overview of what a Certificate of Recognition (COR) is and what is involved in receiving one.


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July 30, 2018

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Employers who have workers at more than one work site have unique considerations when determining the need to establish an HSC or HS representative. This resource will explain when an HSC or an HS representative is required.


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July 30, 2018

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A health and safety representative (HS rep) works with the employer to identify and solve health and safety concerns at the work site. They also promote awareness and interest in health and safety.


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April 1, 2018

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Employers need to calculate the number of workers on a work site to determine if the joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) or health and safety representative (HS representative) is needed for that work site. This is different than considering the total number of workers employed by a...


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April 1, 2018

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The right to participate ensures workers have an opportunity to participate in decisions that affect their health and safety at work. This resource will explain what the rules around the right to participate are.


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March 1, 2018

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This bulletin will discuss what a joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) is, what a health and safety representative is and does your workplace require a health and safety committee or safety representative?


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February 1, 2017

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The causes of back pain can be complex and difficult to diagnose. Surgery to relieve back pain should only be used as the last resort. This fact sheet presents seven common myths about back pain.


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February 1, 2017

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This fact sheet presents a definition of asbestos, it's uses and health effects, how to control asbestos exposure, health assessment of workers exposed to asbestos, and what OHS legislation sets out as employer and worker responsibilities at the work site.