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In case of emergency
Coffee, pop, snacks, etc.
Breaks and other important notes
Our core values are timeless. They define our beliefs at a deep core level.
Occupational Health and Safety
Set, communicate and enforce standards
Your partner in prevention
Risk Assessment / JHA
Train the Trainer
Advanced Accident Investigation
Module 1 - Due Diligence
Module 2 -Overview Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S)
Legislation (Act and regulations)
Module 3 - Internal Responsibility Systems for OH&S
Module 4 - Bill C 45
Module 5 - OH&S Management System
Drugs & Alcohol
What is meant by due diligence?
The conditions for establishing due diligence include several criteria:
Why does due diligence have special significance?
What is Bill C-45?
New Sections of the Criminal Code
Why was Bill C-45 (Section 217.1 in the Criminal Code) created?
May 9, 1992, at 5:18 a.m. methane explosion occurs
All 26 miners in the mine perish
Poor conditions at the mine included:
– roof collapses, ventilation problems
– high concentrations of methane gas
– non-compliance with “stone dust” orders
Known to workers, management and regulators
“The Government of Canada, through the Department of Justice, should institute a study of the accountability of corporate executives and directors for the wrongful or negligent acts of the corporation and should introduce in the Parliament of Canada such amendments to legislation as are necessary to ensure that corporate executives and directors are held properly accountable for workplace safety”.
What are the main provisions of Bill C-45 (Section 217.1 in the Criminal Code)?
Bill C-45 (Section 217.1 in the Criminal Code):
If there is an accident, injury or fatality in your workplace, you will be charged by the Ministry / Department of Labour
Note: By law, the Company can not pay for your fines or do your time
Over 50% of all Ministry / Department of Labour charges are for ... "failure to adequately train"
Can a company be charged under a provincial OH&S act and the Criminal Code at the same time?
Two types of law in Canada:
Federal - Canada Labor Code II
Provincial and Territorial
Occupational Health & Safety Act
Examples of content:
The Workplace Partnership
Ideally, the internal responsibility system involves everyone, from the top the bottom
(not a labor relations approach)
What is the Internal Responsibility System?
How does the Internal Responsibility System work?
As a manager or supervisor, he or she:
New training Standard developed for Supervisors…
What makes you a competent person?
Knowledge of the Act
Note: An audit program includes all activities necessary for planning, organizing, and conducting the audits.
(a) a member of the workplace health and safety committee;
(b) a representative of other workers according to the requirements of law or collective agreements; or
(c) selected by non-managerial workers for other reasons.
From problem-faced to problem-solved
184.108.40.206 Responsibility, accountability, and authority
Senior management shall provide leadership for OHS activities and assume overall responsibility for the OHSMS. This responsibility includes
Quality is a Lousy Idea…
If it’s Only an Idea
A series of analytical
measurements used to assess the quality of the
An overall management plan to guarantee the
integrity of data
The result of an individual’s measurement of a quantifiable property
The known, accepted value of a quantifiable property
How well a series of measurements agree with each other
How well a measurement agrees with an accepted value
Not accurate or precise…completely off target
Leadersestablish unity of purpose and direction of the organization. They should create and maintain the internal environment in which people can become fully involved in achieving the organization’s objectives.
Leadership is providing role model behaviors consistent with the values of the organization.
Behavior that will deliver the organizations objectives.
Internal environment includes the culture and climate, management style, shared, trust, motivation and support.
People at all levels are the essence of an organization and their involvement enables their abilities to be used for the organization’s benefit
involving people means sharing knowledge, encouraging and recognizing their contribution, utilizing their experience and operating with integrity.
a)People identifying constraints to their performance.
b)People evaluating their performance against personal goals and objectives.
c)People actively seeking opportunities to enhance their competence, knowledge and experience.
d)People freely sharing knowledge and experience
e)People openly discussing problems and issues.
A desired result is achieved more efficiently when activities and their related resources are managed as a process
Processes are dynamic-they cause things to happen. Processes within an organization should be structured in order to achieve a certain objective in the most efficient and effective manner.
a) Systematically defining the activities necessary to achieve/obtain desired results.
b) Establishing clear responsibility and accountability for managing key activities.
c) Analyzing and measuring of the capabilities of key activities
d) Identifying the interfaces of key activities within and between the functions of the organization.
e) Evaluating risks,consequences and impacts of activities on customers,suppliers and other interested parties.
Identifying, understanding and managing interrelated processes as a system contributes to the organization’s effectiveness and efficiency in achieving it’s objectives
Systems are constructed by connecting interrelated processes together to deliver the system objectives which in the case of the QMS is the satisfaction of the interested parties.
Safe Work Procedures
a) Structuring a system to achieve the organizations objectives in the most effective and efficient way.
b) Understanding the interdependencies between the processes of the system
c) Structured approach that harmonize and integrate processes.
d) Providing a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities necessary for achieving common objectives and thereby reducing cross functional barriers.
e) Targeting and defining how specific activities within a system should operate.
Continual improvement of the organization’s overall performance should be a permanent objective of the organization
Continual improvement is the progressive improvement in organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
Effective decisions are based on the analysis of data and information
Facts are obtained from observations performed by qualified people using qualified means of measurements i.e. the integrity of the the information is known.
Proactive approach to issues before they arise…
On – Going Assessments
Abuse may involve regular marijuana use, heavy drinking, weekend binges, casual consumption of tranquilizers, or misuse of other prescription drugs. It includes any use of drugs or alcohol that threatens physical or mental health, inhibits responsible personal relationships, or diminishes the ability to meet family, social, or vocational obligations
Does it Threaten Jobs?
COMMUNICATION IS THE ART OF TRANSMITTING INFORMATION, IDEAS AND ATTITUDES FROM ONE PERSON TO ANOTHER.COMMUNICATION IS THE PROCESS OF MEANINGFUL INTERACTION AMONG HUMAN BEINGS.
ITS ESSENCES :
A communication problem within industry
See a normal scenario......
Strengths and Weaknesses
Strength - Role of Body Language.
Weakness -Not possible to give long list of directions
Strength - A proof of a communication
Weakness - Written words does not show a person’s actual feelings.
THE INFLUENCE FOR RECEIVER:
The sender needs to communicate the context to the receiver for better clarity in the communication process.