Human Resources and Health and Safety Information Ontario

Why Conduct a Health and Safety Risk Assessment?

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Health and safety risk assessment has become a matter of prime importance for employers. Performing a risk assessment is a good start to demonstrating employer health and safety due diligence All work environments pose some sort of risk to the employees and could affect their health or well-being, and... Read More ››

Workplace Violence and Harassment Training and Consulting

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Preventing Workplace Violence and Harassment  On June 15, 2010, the provincial government passed Bill 168 . Bill 168 amends the Occupational Health and Safety Act to address issues of workplace harassment and violence. Employers are now required to develop written policies with respect to both workplace violence and workplace harassment... Read More ››

Understanding WSIB! Are You Going to Receive a Refund or Pay a Surcharge?

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Understanding WSIB! Are You Going to Receive a Refund or Surcharge? With the amount of effort companies spend on health and safety programs, it might be surprising to know that many organizations don’t bother paying attention to their statement of claim — but it happens, and it can end... Read More ››

Are You in Compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act?

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What you need to know about the new legislation… As of January 1 2010, the customer service standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act apply to most public sector organizations. These standards will apply to most private sector providers of goods or services effective January 1, 2012.... Read More ››

Defibrillators Save Lives!

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Automated External Defibrillators Save Lives! About 40,000 cardiac arrests occur each year in Canada, a majority of which occur at work or in public places. Every minute of delay in receiving CPR or defibrillator assistance reduces the chance of survival by 7%-10% In Ontario alone, 7,000 out of hospital... Read More ››