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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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Legislative Update: Operative Workplace Inspections

Remember, regulations state that it is the employer’s responsibility to schedule internal inspections at the workplace [Sec. 28(1)].  These planned formal inspections can be done by Occupational Health and Safety Committee members, or a representative [Sec. 28(1)]. In determining the frequency of these inspections, consider: Past accident/incident records Number and size of different work operations […]

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