Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Health & environmental
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2006-07-15
Carswell

CLV Special Report - Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) Due Diligence a Practical Guide - 2nd Edition

Availability: In Stock

The current Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) environment in Ontario includes astoundingly high corporate and individual penalties and negative publicity for OH&S violators.

Are your workers sufficiently protected by your OH&S programs? If a workplace accident occurred, would your programs withstand Ministry of Labour or court scrutiny? This updated Special Report will help your organization assess the effectiveness of your OH&S programs. It describes the concept of OH&S due diligence as developed in all of the key cases decided by Ontario courts. It provides a step-by-step description of Court expectations along with practical commentary and invaluable tools.

This Special Report covers the following topics:

  • Due diligence
  • OH&S Act fines
  • Criminal liability
  • Proving due diligence
  • Burden of proof
  • Foreseeability of harm
  • Gravity of potential harm
  • Systems for preventing accident
  • Reasonable belief in mistaken facts
  • Remedial action
  • External standards
  • Proper systems for due diligence
  • Requirements of the OHSA
  • Specific duties and regulations
  • Safety policies and programs
  • Implementing health and safety programs
  • Identification of workplace hazards
  • Formulation of policies, practices, and procedures
  • Training
  • Remedial action
  • Monitoring enforcement
  • Employee discipline
Carswell

CLV Special Report - Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) Due Diligence a Practical Guide - 2nd Edition

Availability: In Stock

Description

The current Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) environment in Ontario includes astoundingly high corporate and individual penalties and negative publicity for OH&S violators.

Are your workers sufficiently protected by your OH&S programs? If a workplace accident occurred, would your programs withstand Ministry of Labour or court scrutiny? This updated Special Report will help your organization assess the effectiveness of your OH&S programs. It describes the concept of OH&S due diligence as developed in all of the key cases decided by Ontario courts. It provides a step-by-step description of Court expectations along with practical commentary and invaluable tools.

This Special Report covers the following topics:

  • Due diligence
  • OH&S Act fines
  • Criminal liability
  • Proving due diligence
  • Burden of proof
  • Foreseeability of harm
  • Gravity of potential harm
  • Systems for preventing accident
  • Reasonable belief in mistaken facts
  • Remedial action
  • External standards
  • Proper systems for due diligence
  • Requirements of the OHSA
  • Specific duties and regulations
  • Safety policies and programs
  • Implementing health and safety programs
  • Identification of workplace hazards
  • Formulation of policies, practices, and procedures
  • Training
  • Remedial action
  • Monitoring enforcement
  • Employee discipline