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Harassment Prevention: Who Is Responsible?

As discussed in our accompanying article, Harassment Prevention starts with Knowing, the statistics are clear that harassment is occurring in many workplaces.  But who is ultimately responsible for making it stop?  The answer is everyone, but in varying levels.  As with all safety responsibilities, the ultimate responsibility is at the top.  However, everyone can play […]

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SHSAtv Episode 25: Preventing Workplace Violence

Preventing Workplace Violence As an employer, you may be legally required to have a violence prevention policy and plan. Even if it isn’t legally required for your industry, if your workers MAY be at risk, you have a legal responsibility to protect them from ALL hazards at work – including violence. The service and hospitality […]

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Workplace Violence: Have You Done Enough?

Workplace violence is defined in the Saskatchewan Occupational Health & Safety Regulations as, the attempted, threatened or actual conduct of a person that causes or is likely to cause injury, and includes any threatening statement or behaviour that gives a worker reasonable cause to believe that the worker is at risk of injury.  37(1). This […]

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