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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 20.3 from 2019-06-25 to 2020-12-31:

 The employer shall develop and post at a place that is accessible to all employees a work place violence prevention policy setting out, among other things, the obligations of the employer, which include the following:

  • (a) to provide a safe, healthy and violence-free work place;

  • (b) to dedicate sufficient attention, resources and time to address factors that contribute to work place violence including, but not limited to, bullying, teasing, and abusive and other aggressive behaviour and to prevent and protect against it;

  • (c) to communicate to its employees information in its possession about factors contributing to work place violence; and

  • (d) to assist employees who have been exposed to work place violence.

  • SOR/2008-148, s. 1
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 150(E)

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