Employer Obligations for Critical Injury-Fatality Reporting under OHSA
Date: May 7, 2019
“There’s been a workplace accident” are words employers never want to hear. The unfortunate reality is that accidents do happen, and sometimes they may result in a critical injury or fatality. In these cases, employers must respond quickly. This means contacting emergency responders, providing support and assistance to all parties who may be impacted by the accident – and complying swiftly with their legal obligations.
In this Toolkit, we identify key legal issues and obligations under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) of which employers should be aware, including the steps that should be taken upon occurrence of a critical injury or fatality.You must be logged in to access this content. Go to the Client Access area to login.
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