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What to do when the OHS Inspector Arrives?

Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group, Environmental, Health and Safety Prevention Services, Occupational Health and Safety & Workers Compensation Group
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Where Fasken Martineau
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
,
Toronto, ON
Canada
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When an OHS Inspector/Officer arrives at the workplace, many employers and their managers do not know what their rights are. This seminar was designed specifically at the request of clients to understand their rights and responsibilities when an OHS Inspector/Officer arrives for a routine inspection, workplace complaint, work refusal, or an accident investigation. The rights and responsibilities of employers and management when an OHS Inspector/ Officer arrives in this half-day seminar will include:

  • Review of OHS Inspector / Officer's legal authority
  • Understanding reporting obligations when there is a workplace accident or fatality
  • Charter rights to be free from unreasonable search seizure
  • Charter right to retain and instruct legal counsel
  • OHS Inspector / Officer's power to issue orders
  • Employer's right to appeal OHS Inspector / Officer's orders

Length

  • Half-day

Agenda

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

Note: The hours from this non-accredited seminar may be applied towards the 9 Substantive Hours of annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Upper Canada for Ongoing Members. Please note that this seminar is not accredited for Professionalism Hours and cannot be counted for New Members or for Professionalism Hours for Ongoing Members.

Audience

Managers, supervisors, OHS professionals in-house legal counsel and business owners.

Type

This is an in-person course.

Cost

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

For more information

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