Includes detailed analysis of Ontario's new violence prevention law, Bill 168 and a new chapter on Violence Prevention in the Health Care Sector
Get the most up-to-date information, guidance, and direction on Bill 168, An Act to Amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act
with respect to violence and harassment in the workplace. Bill 168 has been passed into law and, for the first time, every employer in Ontario will have a positive duty to prevent and manage workplace violence and harassment.
Discover the tools to create a comprehensive violence prevention program that systematically manages the problem of workplace violence and harassment, protects your business from legal liability, and safeguards your workers from harm.
This resource fully explains:
- What constitutes workplace violence
- The various governing federal and provincial laws
- The role of occupational health and safety legislation
- Updated policies and procedures
- The need for a systematic approach to the problem
- How to develop a violence prevention program
- Advice for effectively dealing with the aftermath of a violent incident
The prevalence of workplace violence in the health care sector is discussed, outlining the risk factors that can lead to violence with recommendations to combat this growing problem.