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Topics: Health and Wellness Laws and Justice Organizations: Labour Publication Type: Fact Sheet Audience: Employers

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August 29, 2019

Description

The internal responsibility system (IRS) describes that everyone in the workplace is responsible, according to their authority and control, to ensure a healthy and safe workplace.


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March 13, 2019

Description

As a small business you are required to protect the health and safety of all parties at their work sites. All workers, regardless of number, also have health and safety rights and obligations.


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March 8, 2019

Description

Includes information to help employers, supervisors and workers understand everyone’s role in ensuring health and safety at the workplace and how to comply with the law in regards to work place harassment and violence.


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February 22, 2019

Description

The purpose of this publication is to explain the requirements of Part 28 of the OHS Code. If two or more workers of the same employer or different employer are working together, the working alone requirements of the OHS Code do not apply.


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February 1, 2019

Description

Mandatory and standardized training ensures all HSC/HS representatives are provided with the information required to effectively meet all the requirements set out in legislation. What should you know?


Views: 260
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January 1, 2019

Description

A report on compliance is a documentation tool used by a work site party who has received an order(s) to comply, under section 59, 60 and/or 61 of the OHS Act.


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December 1, 2018

Description

The authorities of an OHS officer to conduct inspections (section 51) and investigations (section 53) have been expanded and updated in the OHS Act.


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November 30, 2018

Description

Recent changes to the OHS Code clarify that employers can not require that workers use footwear that may pose risk to their health and safety.


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November 22, 2018

Description

The purpose of occupational health and safety (OHS) is to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of workers – whether or not they are employees or volunteers.


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August 1, 2018

Description

This decision tree will help employers understand and meet the requirements of the mandatory fuel prepay requirement in the Occupational Health and Safety Code. These requirements only apply to gas stations and other retail fuel stations.