Duties and Rights In Dealing With Workplace Accidents

Duties and Rights In Dealing With Workplace Accidents

At Devry Smith Frank LLP’s Health and Safety Seminar, Toronto employment lawyer Michael Farace covers important topics in relation dealing with workplace accidents.

In Ontario, the Health and Safety act provides for constructors under section 51. When a person is killed or critically injured at a workplace, the constructor and the employer shall notify an inspector and the committee. The act also recognizes that the scene should not be disturbed before the inspector arrives.

–          The inspector is warranted the power to enter a workplace at any time.

–          They can require the workplace can not be disturbed at any time.

–          They can require any documents with any purpose of inspecting.

–          They can request interview and speak to anyone around during the time of the incident.

–          Farace covers all of these important topics and more regarding workplace accidents.

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For further information or assistance in regards to workplace accidents or other issues related to health and safety law, please contact one of our Toronto health and safety lawyers or Michael Farace at 416-446-5094.