Posts Categorized As: Federal

Blog Post #1442 – Call for Pot-Use Ban

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Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (Sept. 2016)

As the federal government moves forward with pot legalization, the national safety association for the upstream oil and gas sector is demanding the continued prohibition of marijuana use among employees in the industry, citing the drug as a workplace hazard.

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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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