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Could you be liable for workplace violence? Ontario’s OHSA says so (conclusion)

In today’s blog we will further discuss the challenges facing Bill Bonka as the company heads into court to defend itself against charges of failing to take reasonable precautions and failing to implement an effective workplace harassment program. After investigating the details of the case, the Ministry of Labour laid charges against both Billy Bonka Confectioners Inc. and a manager…

 

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Could you be liable for workplace violence? Ontario’s OHSA says so

Imagine a situation where your employee is seriously injured by an outside party…

 

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Conducting a workplace violence risk assessment: six common pitfalls

Despite the fact that a significant majority of Canadian organizations are legally obligated to conduct workplace violence risk assessments, it appears that uncertainty and inconsistency are commonplace when it comes to the actual conduct of the assessment. This month, we will take a closer look at workplace violence risk assessments: what they are, what they aren’t, common pitfalls in conducting them and some best practice considerations from the available literature.

 

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