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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 20.7 from 2019-06-25 to 2020-12-31:

  •  (1) The employer shall review the effectiveness of the work place violence prevention measures taken in accordance with sections 20.3 to 20.6 at least once every three years and update them whenever there is a change that compromises the effectiveness of those measures.

  • (2) The review shall include consideration of the following:

    • (a) work place conditions and work locations and activities;

    • (b) work place inspection reports;

    • (c) the employees’ reports and the employer’s records of investigations into work place violence or the risk of work place violence;

    • (d) work place health and safety evaluations;

    • (e) data on work place violence or the risk of work place violence in the employees’ work place or in similar work places;

    • (f) the observations of the policy committee, or if there is no policy committee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative; and

    • (g) other relevant information.

  • (3) The employer shall keep, for a period of three years, a written or electronic record of findings following the review of the work place violence prevention measures, and make it readily available for examination by the Minister.

  • SOR/2008-148, s. 1
  • SOR/2014-148, s. 12
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 152

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