Posts Tagged As: Section 9 of the OHSA

Blog Post #121 – You Must Comply with JHSC Membership Requirements

It is not just that the law says that certain organizations must have JHSCs (joint health and safety committees) , the legal driving force behind the committee is ‘Due Diligence’. A company or individual that fails to establish a legally-required JHSC has no chance of making out a due diligence defence. The result is exposure to liability under OHS laws and even criminal liability under Bill C-45.

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