Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
20.5 (1) The employer shall assess the potential for work place violence, using the factors identified under section 20.4, by taking into account, at a minimum, the following:
(a) the nature of the work activities;
(b) the working conditions;
(c) the design of the work activities and surrounding environment;
(d) the frequency of situations that present a risk of work place violence;
(e) the severity of the adverse consequences to the employee exposed to a risk of work place violence;
(f) the observations and recommendations of the policy committee or, if there is no policy committee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative, and of the employees; and
(g) the measures that are already in place to prevent and protect against work place violence.
(2) The employer, when consulting with the policy committee or, if there is no policy committee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative, shall not disclose information whose disclosure is prohibited by law or could reasonably be expected to threaten the safety of individuals.
- SOR/2008-148, s. 1
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