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C-45/Due Diligence

C-45/Due Diligence

Course code: HLTH 1602
Length: 3 hours
Cost: $84.75 (Parking not included)

Bill C-45 is federal legislation that amended the Canadian Criminal Code and became law on March 31, 2004. The Bill established new legal duties for workplace health and safety, and imposed serious penalties for violations that result in injuries or death. The Bill provided new rules for attributing criminal liability to organizations, including corporations, their representatives and those who direct the work of others. The objective of this course is to develop Due Diligence as a workplace standard.

Course Description

This course provides participants with an overview of the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations and a basic understanding of due diligence and how it works for you and your organization… Participants will receive the appropriate tools to view safety in the workplace as a continuous practice.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for employees at all levels throughout an organization, including management.

Course Outline

• Defining Due Diligence

• What are the three Rights of Employees?

• Establishing and understanding why safe work practices are important

•Identifying the difficulties of proving due diligence

• Establishing the foundation required to develop a systematic structure to build due diligence as a standard within the workplace.