The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with cannabis legalization and health and safety policies at work, recruiting and talent shortages and maximum common law notice periods.
This blog provides a summary of some of the key changes to the Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Code relating to joint work site health and safety committees, health and safety representatives, harassment and violence.
With heightened scrutiny over workplaces and increased penalties for workplace incidents causing injuries—or worse, death—employers must ensure they understand their obligations under occupational health and safety legislation. One of the fundamental obligations is to prepare workplace safety and health policies and procedures and to train employees and supervisors on them. But where to start?