Do all of the managers within your business understand their responsibilities and how they are to respond if they become aware of workplace harassment or workplace violence? If you, or your managers, do not understand these obligations, this could lead to an unsafe work environment and serious legal penalties for the entire company.
Bill 132, amended the Occupational Health and Safety Act as of September 2016 and it requiresAnti Harassment and Anti Violence Training employers with more than 5 employees to train all of their staff on anti harassment and anti violence prevention. Employers have obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to protect workers from all sources of violence. The goal of the legislation is to support the prevention of workplace violence and workplace harassment. The Respectful Workplace, is interactive workshop designed to remind your team members of the acceptable and unacceptable workplace behaviours and their responsibilities to maintain a healthy work environment.
The HR Reporter indicated "In the year after Ontario passed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act to address workplace violence and harassment, the province has issued about 1,100 orders related to the new legislation, according to the Ministry of Labour.
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