It is the employer’s responsibility to provide a health and safe workplace. But unions and their members have to ensure their employer fulfills their health and safety obligations according to legislation and collective agreements. The resources and tools below seek to help members know more about their rights and know when these are being violated.
- Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
- Canadian Labour Congress – Health and Safety
- International Labour Organization – Occupational Safety and Health
- Government of Canada – Healthy Workplace
- World Health Organization Occupational Health Program
- Amendments to the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
- Appeal Process – Background Information
- Employer action against workers
- Health and safety officers
- Health and safety policy committees
- Internal complaint process
- Minimum Standards for Working Conditions in Federal Government Contact Centres
- Pregnant and nursing employees
- Wages and benefits during work refusal
- Who is responsible for health and safety in the workplace?
PSAC – Preventative measures and accidents
PSAC – Dangerous working conditions
PSAC – Violence prevention
- Definitions of violence and harassment under different laws in Canada
- Domestic Violence: Can work be safe when home isn’t?
- Workplace violence and harassment glossary
- Workplace violence prevention: Get the stats
- Workplace violence: Filing a workers’ compensation claim
- Workplace violence: Fact sheet for locals
Some content on this page was first published on the PSAC website.