Posts Categorized As: Basic Human Rights

Blog Post #1433 – How to Develop a Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention Strategy – Part 4

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Written by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

Article from the OH&S Canada magazine – (Nov. 2021)

“Create a road map and make it readily available”

Policy, training and confidential reporting mechanism are the pillars of a strong harassment and violence prevention strategy. Seeing your commitment to prevention and to addressing incidents of harassment and violence at work can go a long way in helping hesitant employees feel more comfortable about reporting behaviours that they have witnessed or experienced. It may also help deter employees from engaging in questionable behaviour during workplace interactions.

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Blog Post #1405 – City of Ottawa Lobbies for Enforcement

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Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (July 2016)

The Ottawa City Council has voted unanimously to petition the Ontario Labour Minister and Attorney General to push for criminal investigations and convictions regarding occupational health fatalities and serious workplace injuries, in accordance with 2004 amendments to the Canadian Criminal Code of Canada, known as the Westray Law.

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