Safety Policy Work Safety (Canada) Mobile App
The Safety Policy Work Safety (Canada) mobile app
How does it work?
is for employers, employees, joint health and safety committees (JHSCs), and health and safety (H&S) representatives. It will help you prepare and maintain your written health and safety program. This app describes the elements of a formal health and safety program, and the roles and responsibilities of those preparing and maintaining the program. It will also assist your workplace in complying with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act to develop and implement an effective health and safety program. Employee and employer responsibilities will vary depending on the industry and nature of the work. However, across all industries and sectors, there are general responsibilities expected within a health and safety program at all operational levels.
Safety starts with awareness and understanding. A company’s safety policy with a signature from the most senior official demonstrates leadership’s personal and corporate commitment to a safe workplace. It lets employees know that safety is a priority throughout the organization, and that unsafe practices are not acceptable.