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Study-Guide to Ontario's OH&S Act and Regulations 2014 - Reading, Referencing and Learning About OHS Legal Provisions
Study-Guide to Ontario's OH&S Act and Regulations 2014 - Reading, Referencing and Learning About OHS Legal Provisions
ISBN: 978-0-7798-6073-9
Product Type: Book
Number of Pages: Approximately 100 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: Softcover Coil/Spiral
Publication Date: 2014-03-19
Publisher: Carswell
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Description
This Study-Guide is designed to help workers, joint health and safety committee members, supervisors and managers learn:
  • How to read OH&S legislation and find the legal requirements relevant to their work;

  • to use the tools provided to answer questions about the Ontario OH&S Act and its regulations; and

  • about the OH&S Act's provisions and the range and scope of regulations under it.

The Guide is divided into two main parts as follows:
  • Part A is the information students should read before completing Part B. This Part contains tools and information to which they should refer for help in answering questions. It also contains a form for each student to complete that will help identify the student and their needs.

  • Part B is the workbook and it contains three sections of questions for completion by students, organized as follows:
  • Section 1: Understanding and Referencing OHS Legislation
  • Section 2: The OHS Act
  • Section 3: Regulations under the OHS Act

This self-study training guide allows the workplace to customize the training according to applicable regulatory requirements and an answer guide is available for your organization's training administrator.
About the Author

Dilys Robertson is an Ontario-based occupational health and safety consultant and writer. She was the Principal Editor of Carswell's online safety information source - Safety Source® - from 2007 to 2012. She ran the Canadian National Work Injury Statistics Program for the AWCBC for ten years and was Editor of a newsletter for joint health and safety committees for almost 10 years. She has extensive experience in workplace health and safety legal compliance, safety training delivery and design (including computer-based training) and working with joint safety committees. She has developed computer-based training on accident investigation for the CSA and an electronic companion for the CSA standard on occupational health and safety management systems. Her work as an independent consultant in the field of workplace health and safety spans over 20 years in both Manitoba and Ontario. Prior to that she worked in the United Kingdom where she was a member of the Industrial Tribunal Panel for England and Wales and worked in industrial relations.

Ms. Robertson taught workplace health and safety programs at the University of Manitoba for ten years and sits on several Canadian Standards Association Technical Committees. She is a prolific writer in the field of OH&S. Her publications for Carswell include: the ABCs of OHS, Ontario (a Dictionary of Legal Compliance), Study Guide to Ontario's OHS Act and Regulations and Joint Health and Safety Committees, the Road to Excellence and Canadian Labour Reporter Special Report: Occupational Health and Safety Across Canada. She has published numerous articles on OHS and she was a contributor to the ILO Encyclopedia. She also produced an electronic Health & Safety audit toolkit for Carswell.

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