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Legislative Compliance - Health and Safety Legislation

Category | Health and Safety    Posted by SafetyON | April 10, 2016

Legislative compliance refers to the establishment of health and safety policies and practices that are in agreement with the standards set by the OHSA (Occupational Health & Safety Act). Every organization is legally required to possess a health and safety policy.

Lack of awareness concerning such a responsibility will not be considered as grounds for defence.
A safe workplace isn’t just about complying with legislative requirements. It is also about improving the overall…

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Joint Health and Safety Committee Management

Category | Health and Safety    Posted by SafetyON | March 24, 2016

A Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) serves as a tool for enabling the internal responsibility system within an organization or business. The committee is formed by involving representatives from the management and labour areas. This committee is expected to meet regularly and discuss health and
safety concerns.

By grouping management and labour professionals together, an organization can address health and safety concerns by using practical knowledge within the context of company…

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