HANDI-GUIDE to Federal Workplace Health and Safety Legislation - 2019 Edition + ProView

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Don Buchanan

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This handy up-to-date in-the-field reference contains the full text of the workplace health and safety legislation applicable to federally-regulated employers, plus 7 interpretive chapters. This guide is current to March 2019. Some of the important regulatory highlights and changes addressed in this edition include:

The HANDI-GUIDE contains 7 interpretive chapters, plus the following legislation:

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  •  Part II, Occupational Health and Safety, Canada Labour Code
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  • Canadian Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
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  • Policy Committees, Work Place Committees and Health and Safety Representatives Regulations
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  • Aviation Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
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  • Coal Mining Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
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  • Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
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  • Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
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  • On Board Trains Occupational Safety and Health Regulations

The interpretive chapters include:

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  •  NEW: Regulatory Update reviews the most important regulatory changes from 2016 to early 2019, and discusses other changes that will occur in 2019 and 2020; information on contacting and reporting to the federal Labour Program (Workplace Health and Safety); OHS Resources available from the Labour Program; Labour Programs Forward Regulatory Plan
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  • Chapter 1 reviews the general duties of employers, supervisors and employees with duties under federal OHS legislation.
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  • Chapter 2 addresses enforcement mechanisms, powers of health and safety officers, and principles of due diligence as related to OHS compliance.
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  • Chapter 3 reviews the OHS responsibilities of supervisors.
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  • Chapter 4 discusses the OHS responsibilities of workers.
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  • Chapter 5 references the Policy Committees, Work Place Committees and Health and Safety Representatives Regulations and outlines the role of occupational health and safety committees & occupational health and safety representatives. In addition, this chapter discusses the requirement for employers with 300+ employees to have a policy health and safety committee.

Some of the important regulatory matters and topical issues addressed in the Regulatory Update include:

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  • Updated OELs for Grain Dust and Flour Dust
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  • Airborne Asbestos Updates to OHS Regulations
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  • Summary of Compliance with WHMIS 2015
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  • Workplace Impairment and Cannabis
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  • Prevention of Harassment and Violence in Federally Regulated Workplaces
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  • Administrative Monetary Penalties for OHS Violations (proposed; not yet in force)
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  • Adding a Privacy Notice to Hazardous Occurrence Reports
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  • Amendments to COHS Regulations Safety Equipment/Materials Standards
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  • Minor Amendments to Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
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  • Amendments to COHS Regulations thermal stress, nanoparticles and ultraviolet radiation
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  • Amending the COHS Regulations Confined Spaces
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  • Amending Four Occupational Health and Safety Regulations Updating References to Standards

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Publisher:
Carswell

Practice Area:
Human Resources

Jurisdiction:
General

Publication Date:
2019-07-26

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30856823

Sub #:
42663244

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