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Duties of an Employer under OHSAShraddha updated 2 years, 10 months ago 2 Members · 2 Posts
ShraddhaModeratorMay 17, 2020 at 1:15 pm
OHSA section 25 assigns the following general and specific duties to employers.
· Take all reasonable precautions to protect the health and safety of workers.
· Ensure that equipment, materials and protective equipment are maintained in good condition.
· Provide information, instruction, and supervision to protect worker health and safety; and
· Co-operate with the Joint Health and Safety Committee.
Some of the specific duties require an employer to:
· Comply with all regulations made under OHSA;
· Develop and implement an occupational health and safety program and policy;
· Post a copy of OHSA in the workplace; and any explanatory material prepared by the Ministry of Labour in the workplace; and
· Provide health and safety reports to the JHSC.
OHSA Section 26 details a number of other areas where additional duties for an employer may be prescribed.
For more information refer to :https://www.ontario.ca/document/guide-occupational-health-and-safety-act/part-iii-duties-employers-and-other-persons
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