Posts Tagged As: CCOHS

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 #220 – 6 Steps for Orienting New Workers

By the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

The first month in a new job can be a risky one, as these workers are five to seven times more likely to be injured than experienced workers. A common misconception about the higher rate of injuries among new workers is that age is a factor. However, it has nothing to do with age. It’s because the worker is new to the job and needs proper orientation and training to be safe and successful. As university, high school and migrant workers flood into Ontario workplaces, take advantage of this timely opportunity to keep them safe.

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