Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)
The Ontario Human Rights Code is a provincial law that mandates equal rights and opportunities without discrimination.
Customer Service Standard Act
This act came into effect in January 1, 2008 and specifies that one or more employee must comply with the act. This act requires that business comply to offer accessible customer service.
Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
The Occupational Health and Safety Act is Ontario’s foundational legislation for workplace health and safety.
Bill 168 – Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
Bill 168 deals with workplace violence and harassment.
Employment Standard Act (ESA)
The Employment Standard Act 2000 states the minimum work standard in Ontario.
Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC)
The Joint Health and Safety Committee is a committee made up of employees and employer representatives who improve health and safety conditions in the workplace.
Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)
The Workplace Hazardous Material Information System gives employers and employees information about hazardous material used in the workplace.
Workplace Hazardous Material Information Sheets (WHMIS)
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) is Canada’s national hazard communication standard.
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
The Accessibility for Ontarians and Disabilities Act outlines minimum accessibility standards that all levels of government and the private sector must comply too.
Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace
The Psychological Health & safety in the workplace standard is a government directive for improving wellbeing in the workforce.
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board is an Ontario agency that administers the injured workers insurance fund. This is a mandatory program for all employers.
Mental Health in the Workplace
Mental health is an issue that impacts every workplace in Canada. The workplace can contribute positively or negatively to a person’s mental health.
Employers and employees both benefit from a psychologically healthy workplace