Occupational health and safety

Occupational health and safety contains H&S materials

June 12, 2018
CCOHS was established in 1978 by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Act, which was passed by unanimous vote in the Canadian Parliament. CCOHS promotes the total well-being – physical, psychosocial and mental health – of working Canadians by providing information, training, education, management systems and solutions that support health, safety and wellness programs.
February 5, 2018
Alberta The law in Alberta states that you shall refuse all unsafe work if you believe there is an imminent danger (that is not normal for the occupation or activity) to yourself or others caused by a tool, appliance, equipment or work procedure at the worksite, according to Section 35 of the Occupational Health and Safety?Act. Here’s how you can refuse unsafe?work:
February 5, 2018
Federal When you have “reasonable cause to believe there is a danger” you may refuse to work under the Canada Labour Code, Part II. In order to do this, you must notify your employer of your refusal and the safety reasons for the refusal. The employer must then investigate in your presence, unless you decline to participate.
January 31, 2018
Labour legislations in all Canadian jurisdictions??give?employees the right to refuse dangerous work. Here are some tools to help you exercise this right when you need to: Right to refuse dangerous work Under federal and some provincial labour laws, you have a right to refuse dangerous work, if you have reasonable cause. Wages and benefits during work refusal
January 31, 2018
This section will provide you with the foundation of health and safety. Learn about workplace hazards, rights and responsibilities, preventative measures, injury prevention, compensation and the WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System). It has been designed not only to provide information to those who are new to health and safety, but also to have a resource for experienced activists needing basic information.
January 31, 2018
? Workplace health and safety committee identification form Committees made up of union and employer appointed representatives need to be established in every workplace that normally directly employs 20 workers or more, according to Section 135 of the Canada Labour Code Part II.
January 31, 2018
No job is worth dying over. ?You have the Right to Know, the Right to Participate and the Right to Refuse Dangerous Work. The step by step process Do you feel your health and safety is at risk in your workplace? Follow these steps.
January 10, 2018
1.??Tell your supervisor. In all Canadian jurisdictions, including the Federal jurisdiction, the respective occupational health and safety acts state that it is the primary duty of the employer to provide workers with a safe workplace. Your supervisor is the first link in a chain that goes to the top, so they need to be told about the hazards and dangers you discover in the?workplace. An important note: No job is worth dying over. ?You have the Right to Know, the Right to Participate and the Right to Refuse Dangerous Work.