Did you know that the Occupational Health and Safety Act requires every workplace with more than five employees to have a written health & safety policy and a program to implement that policy?
Under Section 25(2)(j) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, The employer shall prepare and review at least annually a written occupational health and safety policy policy and develop and maintain a program to implement that policy. If the Ministry of Labour inspector discover no policy or program are in place he or she will issue orders to comply based on S.25(2)(j).
The Occupational Health and Safety Act and related regulations set out minimum requirements reflecting accepted industry practices. However, every workplace is different and the best way to prevent injuries and occupational illnesses may differ from one workplace to another.
The topics listed below form the key elements of a successful health & safety program. Whether you’re developing a new health & safety program or improving on your existing one it must suit your company’s requirements.
The resources we include with every program is workplae specific templates, checklists, and forms. These resources will help you establish a good foundation for implementing a health & safety policy and program or identifying any areas where changes are needed to your current program.
Health & Safety Policy
Hazard Assessment, Analysis & Control
Safe Work Practices/Job Procedures
Company Health & Safety Rules
Personal Protective Equipment
Tool & Equipment Maintenance
Training, Orientation & Communications
Accident Investigation & Reporting
Statistics & Records
WHMIS & Occupational Health
JHSC/Health & Safety Rep
Return to Work
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