Employer Advice on Health and Safety Standards
Employer advice on workplace health and safety
Are you seeking employer advice regarding Nova Scotia’s health and safety laws? Are you familiar with your obligations, and the rights of your employees? Do you have a team in place to ensure your workplace is compliant? Don’t worry. We can help.
Small businesses and large corporations alike are subject to complex health and safety standards that must be complied with by law. Our experts at Health and Safety Help can help you mitigate risks, handle incidents, and prevent injuries at your workplace to protect your employees and enhance working conditions.
What can we help you with?
Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) – Understanding legal requirements for employers under the OHSA regarding such matters as establishing internal policies and procedures designed to prevent and manage workplace hazards.
Internal Responsibility System (IRS) – Establishing the necessary internal infrastructure to protect employees and ensure compliance with OHSA rules and regulations.
Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees – Understanding their role within a business and the minimum requirements necessary for your workplace, which varies depending on the size of your business.
Nova Scotia’s Department of Labour, Skills, and Immigration – Understanding how the Ministry helps employers and employees alike know their responsibilities to health and safety and promote safe work environments. On top of how the province assists those immigrating to Nova Scotia and helps people be prepared for job opportunities with skill building training programs.
Workplace Harassment – Ensuring the proper health and safety policies are in place to prevent and address workplace harassment and violence.
Trade Union Act – Advice regarding Nova Scotia’s Trade Union Act which allows for the participation in trade unions.