Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario

Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario
Emond Montgomery Publications
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Employment, Labour, and Human Resources Law

Using this straightforward text, students will learn how to identify, prevent, and manage the potentially costly health and safety risks that exist in a variety of workplace settings. Nora Rock transforms complex statutory provisions and regulations into plain-language explanations and easy-to-follow practical steps. Students will come away with an understanding of the "why," "what," and "how" of many OH&S topics, including the following:

  • Joint OH&S committees
  • Corporate obligations
  • Union involvement
  • Interaction with inspectors
  • "Right to know" and EAP programs capturing health and safety concerns
  • Hazard identification, evaluation, control, accident investigation, ergonomics, and occupational stress
  • Management of OH&S programs and social psychological approaches

Chapter 1: Thinking About Safety at Work

  • Management/employers' perspective
  • Unions and employees' perspective
  • Society's perspective
  • Government's approach
  • Legal approach
  • Scientific approaches
  • Psychology/social science approach

Chapter 2: The Evolution of Workplace Safety Law

Chapter 3: Overview of the OHSA

  • Philosophy and structure
  • Overview of OHSA general rights and duties
  • Concept of Internal Responsibility System (IRS)

Chapter 4: Introduction to WHMIS

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Chapter 5: Overview of the WSIA

  • Philosophy and structure
  • Overview of WSIA general rights and duties

Chapter 6: Other Workplace Safety Laws

  • Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA)
  • Technical Standards and Safety Act (TSSA)
  • Building Code and Fire Code
  • No-smoking laws and the workplace
  • Environmental law (Environmental Protection Act, Ontario Water Resources Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Pesticides Act)

Chapter 7: OHS from a Strategic Perspective

  • Cost of workplace accidents and illness
  • Cost of non-compliance
  • Cost of making workplace safe
  • Benefits of being an industry safety leader

Chapter 8: Steps to Compliance I

  • Establishing an inspection schedule
  • Risk identification
  • Co-ordinating risk reduction and follow-up inspections
  • Filings/reports under safety legislation
  • Complying with WHMIS

Chapter 9: Steps to Compliance II (post-incident)

Chapter 10: Facing an OHSA Investigation or Prosecution

Chapter 11: Managing WSIA Claims and the Transition Back to Work

Chapter 12: A Culture of Safety

  • Instructor's Guide
  • PowerPoint Presentation

For a free instructor's guide and PowerPoint Presentations, contact instructor support.

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Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario

Format: Print
Cover: Softcover
Colour: One colour
Status: Available

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