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All Canadian workers have the right to work in a safe and healthy environment.
The Government of Canada protects your rights through laws, programs, and
services designed to prevent accidents and injuries on the job. To learn more
about health and safety in the workplace, visit the Labour Program's Health and
A well-designed workplace combined with a well-designed job makes it possible
to work in a balanced position without unnecessary strain on the body. Although
the actual performance of the task depends on the worker (including how the
worker stands, moves or lifts), work practices can make the job either safer or
A well-designed job, supported by a well-designed workplace and proper tools,
allows the worker to avoid unnecessary motion of the neck, shoulders and upper
limbs. However, the actual performance of the tasks depends on individuals.
Training should be provided for workers who are involved with housekeeping ...
The evaluation of WMSDs includes identifying workplace risks. Evaluation begins
with a discussion of the person's employment and requires a detailed description
of all the processes involved in a typical workday. Consideration is given to the
frequency, intensity, duration, and regularity of each task performed at work.
Nov 29, 1999 ... "Workplace stress" then is the harmful physical and emotional responses that can
happen when there is a conflict between job demands on the employee and the
amount of control an employee has over meeting these demands. In general, the
combination of high demands in a job and a low amount of ...
Pregnancy in the workplace is a fundamental human rights issue of equality of
opportunity between women and men. Women should not suffer negative
consequences in the workplace simply because they are pregnant. Job functions
and workplace rules may affect a pregnant employee differently than other
listen to the concerns of workers and supervisors; gain further understanding of
jobs and tasks; identify existing and potential hazards; determine underlying
causes of hazards; recommend corrective action; monitor steps taken to eliminate
hazards or control the risk (e.g., engineering controls, administrative controls,
Pregnancy and Human Rights In the Workplace – A Guide for Employers. 6. It is
your responsibility to accommodate employees by removing barriers that may
limit their ability to do their job. Each employee and workplace is different.
Situations involving the duty to accommodate must be looked at on a case-by-
case basis ...
Welcome to the Workplace Equity Information Management System (WEIMS)
online employer interface. WEIMS is an application intended for use by
employers under the Legislated Employment Equity Program (LEEP) and federal
contractors under the Federal Contractors Program (FCP). This application
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