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Topics: Health and Wellness Laws and Justice Organizations: Labour Audience: Employees Information Type: publications

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February 6, 2020

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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November 1, 2019

Description

An approval allows for a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. Section 56 of the OHS Act covers approvals.


Views: 359
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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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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.


Views: 338
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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: 95
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February 1, 2019

Description

This standard outlines the criteria for agencies to be approved to deliver Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committee (HSC)/Health and Safety representative (HS representative) training that meets the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation and Code. HSC...


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February 1, 2019

Description

This standard contains the minimum course content for approved Health and Safety Committee (HSC) and Health and Safety Representative (HS representative) training courses. It was developed to govern training agencies and facilitators in the development and delivery of approved training courses.


Views: 70
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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.