Health & Safety in the Disciplinary Code

Health & Safety in the Disciplinary Code

Any Health & Safety plan, no matter how comprehensive, will only ever yield results commensurate with how well it is followed. Both employers and employees are responsible, in an interdependent relationship, for the health and safety of everyone in the workplace....
Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA)

Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA)

The biggest responsibility on any employer, as well as the most important duty imposed by the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) is to conduct a risk assessment. The outcome of such an assessment should inform the decisions and policies the employer institutes...
First Aid in the workplace

First Aid in the workplace

In any environment at any time, any person can fall ill or suffer an injury – including the workplaces. Regardless of whether this illness or injury comes because of the work performed, an employer is duty-bound to offer immediate and appropriate medical assistance....