Oh&S Due Diligence Handbook, 3rd Edition
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The OH&S Due Diligence Handbook, Third Edition updates and enhances this popular reference for employers, managers, owners, directors, executives, HR practitioners, project managers, supervisors, safety leaders, joint health and safety committee members and workers.
The handbook is easy to read, offers illustrative examples and case summaries, and clearly outlines important due diligence concepts. It also offers practical tips on how to consistently comply with OH&S legislation, while avoiding orders, tickets, fines, penalties or prosecution for regulatory and/or criminal offences.
The commentary is relevant for every jurisdiction in Canada. Employers and other stakeholders can use the guidance in this handbook to safeguard and enhance workplace health and safety by focusing on prevention and foreseeability, plus complying with recognized OH&S best practices.
Chapter 1: Origins of Due Diligence
Chapter 2: Understanding Due Diligence
Chapter 3: Foreseeability
Chapter 4: Employer Duties
Chapter 5: Systems of Work to Prevent Harm
Chapter 6: Control and Incident Prevention
Chapter 7: Supervisor Duties
Chapter 8: Worker Duties
Chapter 9: Contracted Work
Chapter 10: Joint Committees
Chapter 11: Criminal Liability for OH&S Offences
Chapter 12: Methods of Enforcement
Chapter 13: Online OH&S Resources
New in This Edition
- Major edits throughout the publication, with a significant amount of fresh content added.
- Additional cited references and updated web links/resources.
- Enhanced and updated commentary on relevant Criminal Code
- Additional commentary on federally regulated employers under Part II of the Canada Labour Code.
- Additional information and examples of different approaches and/or compliance efforts in different Canadian jurisdictions.
- Enhanced coverage with respect to supervisor, worker and joint health and safety committee roles and responsibilities.
- Additional cross-references to other chapters and sections within the book.
- Updated and enhanced information on fines and penalties in Chapter 12 (new/full update).
- A new Chapter 13 consisting of an updated listing of online OH&S resources, with a focus on Canadian jurisdictions.
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