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To the right you will find general guidelines on key points regarding Occupational Health and Safety, with links to some of the legislation. If you can't find the information you need or are wondering what your next step should be, we encourage you to visit our Get Help page.
Please visit our Resources by Province or Resources by Internet pages for further resources. Please note that due to significant changes in Provincial Employment Standards we are in the process of updating our website to reflect current standards.
Occupational health and safety legislation in Canada provides fundamental rights to Canadian workers while they are performing their jobs. The three basic rights are:. All the provinces and federal jurisdiction have some form of Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations. Regulations set the specific standards and requirements that must be followed in the workplace to avoid injury or disease to workers.
Government Inspectors are hired to ensure that employers and employees are following proper safety guidelines to minimize the risk of injury. Employees who feel they must report a safety concern are protected by the law from dismissal or disciplinary action. Workers must follow the appropriate procedure for reporting a concern.
Joint Health and Safety Committees exist in many workplaces to ensure workers and their employers are cooperating in maintaining a safe workplace. Regular inspections are part of the duties of the committee. Determining your rights can be a difficult task. It requires careful reading of the appropriate section s of legislation and corresponding regulations. In addition there are numerous exceptions and exemptions that may need to be considered. Visit our Mental Wellness in the Workplace page for a comprehensive list of resources to help you manage a stressful work environment.
Accidents can and do happen in any workplace. Determining your rights to compensation can seem overwhelming at a time when you may be under enormous physical and mental stress due to injury. General Guidelines To the right you will find general guidelines on key points regarding Occupational Health and Safety, with links to some of the legislation. The three basic rights are: to be informed of any foreseeable health or safety risks in the workplace; to participate through health and safety committees in the prevention of workplace accidents and diseases; to refuse work that is dangerous or may cause harm or injury to the worker without fear of reprisal from their employer All the provinces and federal jurisdiction have some form of Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations.
Health and safety regulations vary between the different Canadian jurisdictions. Safe and fair workplaces follow established standards for employment, and health and safety. They are workplaces where both employers and workers know and follow their rights and responsibilities.
Below are a few key resources. They serve the injured worker community in Ontario. Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Please note that due to significant changes in Provincial Employment Standards we are in the process of updating our website to reflect current standards. Note: For free assistance fill out our get help form.
Example Meeting Minutes. Violence Risk Assessment WCB information sheet that outlines steps for conducting violence risk assessments. Workplace violence risk assessment and environmental survey Violence risk assessment surveys. Work Refusal Record Form. Inspection Report Sample. Inspection Report Blank. Inspection report action items.
To the right you will find general guidelines on key points regarding Occupational Health and Safety, with links to some of the legislation. If you can't find the information you need or are wondering what your next step should be, we encourage you to visit our Get Help page. Please visit our Resources by Province or Resources by Internet pages for further resources.
The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation Regulation contains legal requirements that must be met by all workplaces under the inspectional jurisdiction of WorkSafeBC. This includes most workplaces in B. The purpose of the Regulation is to promote occupational health and safety and to protect workers and other persons present at workplaces from work-related risks to their health, safety, and well-being.
This handy, up-to-date reference contains the full text of Part 2 of the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation plus five interpretive chapters. Durable, lightweight, practical it's a perfect fit in your glove box, at the office or on any worksite. It is a great safety tool for supervisors, workers and safety leaders. This book helps with worker training and increases worker and supervisor awareness of their responsibilities under occupational health and safety law and practice. The Edition of the B. For employers and workers, it pays to keep in-the-know about regulatory change, from year to year.
Every employer needs to understand the legal context in which they run their business. There are several provincial and federal laws that apply to BC employers who have employees who drive for work. Information below identifies each of those acts and regulations, and explains to whom the legislation applies. When you click on the title, you will see a summary of each of the statutes explaining its main purpose and identifying key sections that describe requirements important to driver safety. It establishes policies about compensation, assessment and rehabilitation, and defines occupational health and safety rights and responsibilities. The WCA has four main Parts. Click here for a summary of the content and functions of each one.
The Occupational Health and Safety Group, a division of the BCIT Safety, Security and Emergency Management department, strives to continually advance the safety culture of BCIT by providing guidance, training and technical consultation to the institutional community to ensure a healthy and safe environment for staff and students. We aim to be a leader in best practices for health, safety and environment; offering important resources and fostering an attitude of awareness for health, safety and environment throughout the entire BCIT community. The safety culture reflects the value, attitude and priority placed on the safety by everyone at every level within our institute. IT refers to the extent to which members of our community commit to a personal responsibility for safety, act to preserve safety, communicate safety concerns and adapt from lessons learned. Organizations with positive safety cultures are characterized by having effective engagement and communication from its membership, founded on trust, a shared perception on the importance of safety and confidence in the efficacy of preventive measures.
This consolidation is current to January 19, Link to consolidated regulation (PDF) · Link to Point in Time. Workers Compensation Act.
The Occupational Health and Safety OHS Regulation of British Columbia is the primary source of law governing workplace health and safety, which was most recently amended in It sets the standard to which workplaces must attain when inspected by WorkSafeBC , unless they are exempt from inspection, e. These requirements apply to all workplaces in British Columbia. Part 1 contains definitions of key phrases and words used throughout the OHS Regulation. For example, Part 1. This part provides an explanation on how the OHS Regulation applies to workplaces. Part 3 details the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers.
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