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Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Health & environmental
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2020-09-30
Carswell

HANDI-GUIDE to Federal Workplace Health and Safety Legislation - 2020 Edition (Print & ProView)

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This handy up-to-date reference guide contains the full text of the workplace health and safety legislation applicable to federally-regulated employers, plus seven interpretive chapters. The 2020 edition of HANDI-GUIDE to Federal Workplace Health and Safety Legislation contains interpretive commentary, plus the following legislation:

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

The HANDI-GUIDE also contains seven interpretive chapters:

  • Regulatory update chapter reviews the most important regulatory changes up to mid-2020, with discussion of expected changes that will occur later in 2020 or in 2021
  • Chapter 1 reviews the general duties of employers, supervisors and employees with duties under federal OH&S legislation
  • Chapter 2 addresses enforcement mechanisms, powers of health and safety officers, and principles of due diligence as related to OH&S compliance
  • Chapter 3 reviews the OH&S responsibilities of supervisors
  • Chapter 4 discusses the OH&S responsibilities of workers
  • 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 and 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
  • Chapter 6 provides a practical listing of online OH&S resources in Canadian jurisdictions

The current edition includes:

  • Labour programs forward regulatory plan, 2020 to 2022
  • Tracking regulatory changes in 2020 and 2021
  • Administrative monetary penalties for OH&S violations
  • Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations
  • Impact of COVID-19 on federally-regulated workplaces
  • OH&S enforcement for federally regulated workplaces
  • Offences and penalties under Part II (OH&S) of the Canada Labour Code, with prosecution examples
  • Criminal Code penalties, with case examples
  • Amendments to Part XII of COHS Regulations safety equipment/materials standards (in effect August 2019)
  • Thermal stress, nanoparticles and ultraviolet radiation amendments to COHS Regulations
  • Confined spaces amendments to the COHS Regulations
  • Levels of sound amendments to the COHS Regulations
  • Nuclear Exclusion Regulations administrative amendments
  • Administrative amendments to four OH&S Regulations
  • Modernized reporting requirements amendments to six OH&S Regulations
  • Minor amendments to Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
  • Review of other OH&S matters, such as workplace impairment and cannabis, WHMIS 2015, and notable regulatory changes that took place in 2019 and 2020
Carswell

HANDI-GUIDE to Federal Workplace Health and Safety Legislation - 2020 Edition (Print & ProView)

Author: Don Buchanan
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Description

This handy up-to-date reference guide contains the full text of the workplace health and safety legislation applicable to federally-regulated employers, plus seven interpretive chapters. The 2020 edition of HANDI-GUIDE to Federal Workplace Health and Safety Legislation contains interpretive commentary, plus the following legislation:

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

The HANDI-GUIDE also contains seven interpretive chapters:

  • Regulatory update chapter reviews the most important regulatory changes up to mid-2020, with discussion of expected changes that will occur later in 2020 or in 2021
  • Chapter 1 reviews the general duties of employers, supervisors and employees with duties under federal OH&S legislation
  • Chapter 2 addresses enforcement mechanisms, powers of health and safety officers, and principles of due diligence as related to OH&S compliance
  • Chapter 3 reviews the OH&S responsibilities of supervisors
  • Chapter 4 discusses the OH&S responsibilities of workers
  • 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 and 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
  • Chapter 6 provides a practical listing of online OH&S resources in Canadian jurisdictions

The current edition includes:

  • Labour programs forward regulatory plan, 2020 to 2022
  • Tracking regulatory changes in 2020 and 2021
  • Administrative monetary penalties for OH&S violations
  • Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations
  • Impact of COVID-19 on federally-regulated workplaces
  • OH&S enforcement for federally regulated workplaces
  • Offences and penalties under Part II (OH&S) of the Canada Labour Code, with prosecution examples
  • Criminal Code penalties, with case examples
  • Amendments to Part XII of COHS Regulations safety equipment/materials standards (in effect August 2019)
  • Thermal stress, nanoparticles and ultraviolet radiation amendments to COHS Regulations
  • Confined spaces amendments to the COHS Regulations
  • Levels of sound amendments to the COHS Regulations
  • Nuclear Exclusion Regulations administrative amendments
  • Administrative amendments to four OH&S Regulations
  • Modernized reporting requirements amendments to six OH&S Regulations
  • Minor amendments to Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
  • Review of other OH&S matters, such as workplace impairment and cannabis, WHMIS 2015, and notable regulatory changes that took place in 2019 and 2020