If a work-related accident occurs…

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

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If a work-related accident occurs…

Employee must

  • Seek first aid
  • Inform your supervisor immediately
  • Consult a medical practitioner, as appropriate
  • Provide information about the accident and/or complete necessary forms, reports or records

Employer must

  • Ensure first aid is provided
  • Ensure the employee is transported to a medical treatment facility, as appropriate
  • Secure the accident site and initiate the accident investigation procedures
  • Complete a Hazardous Occurrence Investigation Report and contact your Workplace Health and Safety Committee or Representative immediately
  • Report disabling injuries or fatalities to the Labour Program as soon as possible, but not later than 24hrs

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