Supervisor Health, Safety and The Law

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS AS REQUIRED BY THE “OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT AND REGULATIONS”

  • Under Section 25 (2)(c) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, it states that “An employer shall ensure that when appointing a supervisor, appoint a competent person
  • Section 25(2)(a) says that employers are required to “provide instruction and supervision to a worker to protect the health or safety of the worker”
  • Section 25 (2)(h) states that an employer “take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of workers.
  • WSIB WorkWell audit section 2.1(c) and 6.1(h) both require the employer to demonstrate that they have provided training to supervisors.

Participants will receive training in the following elements:

  • Changes to Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario
  • Benefits of a Health and Safety Program, Policies & Safe Work Instructions
  • How to read and understand the Act and its related regulations
  • Duties and Responsibilities of Employers, Supervisors and Workers
  • The Role of the Ministry of Labour and its Inspectors
  • Accident Investigations and Workplace Safety Inspections