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Employer's Guide to Managing and Mitigating the Risk of Bill C-45

Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group, Environmental, Health and Safety Prevention Services, Occupational Health and Safety & Workers Compensation Group
When
Where Fasken Martineau
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre
,
Toronto, ON
Canada
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Overview

There has been 10 years of OHS criminal negligence cases under the Bill C-45 Amendments to the Criminal Code across Canada… and more charges to come!

This half-day seminar will include the following:

  • The OHS duty under s. 217.1 of the Criminal Code
  • Who investigates and lays OHS Criminal Negligence charges
  • The Metron Construction case analyzed
  • The critical role of senior officers in protecting their organizations
  • Review of resolved and pending Bill C-45 cases
  • R. v. Fantini - first individual charged reviewed
  • R. v. Transpavé Inc. - first organization convicted
  • How to prove you have taken "reasonable steps" to ensure legal compliance
  • How Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) now relates to Bill C-45 charges
  • How to prevent workplace accidents and liability

Prepared by Norm Keith, author of Workplace Health and Safety Crimes (3rd Edition), the only book in Canada on Bill C-45, and leading OHS defense counsel.

Audience

EHS managers, Chief Risk Officers, HR managers, Risk Managers, In-House Counsel, health and safety committee members, and Senior Operations Managers.

Length

Half day

Agenda

  • 8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Program

Type

This is an in-person course.

Cost

The cost of this seminar is $195 plus HST per registrant.

RSVP

Please RSVP by filling in the form below.

For more information:

Cassandra Patrick
+1 416 943 8976
cpatrick@fasken.com