WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY. 43.01 Unless legislation expressly prohibits maintenance of the status quo, the Board agrees to meet its obligations under the Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act, in effect on the final ratification date of the collective agreement, as the minimum standard.
WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY. The Employer will make all reasonable provisions for the safety and health of Employees during working hours, and abide by Ontario’s Health and Safety Act, and the Union may, from time to time, bring to the attention of the Employer in writing any suggestions in this regard for their consideration.
WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY. 24.01 The Employer shall ensure, as far as it is practicable for him to do so, the health and safety at work of his employees. Every worker shall cooperate in the achievement thereof.
WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY. You must act in accordance with the workplace health and safety (WHS) legislation relevant to your State or Territory, as well as Company WHS policies and procedures. If you are considered unfit to safely perform your duties, whether due to the effects of drugs and/or alcohol or for any other reason, you may be stood down immediately and the Company may require you to undertake a medical examination and obtain a fitness clearance before allowing you to undertake any further work. If you are stood down part way through a shift, you will be paid for the remainder of that shift, but you will not be paid for any shifts you miss while you remain stood down (unless otherwise agreed or required by law).
WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY. The Employer and the Union agree that they mutually desire to maintain proper standards of safety and health in the mill. The Employer and the Union mutually recognize their responsibilities in together to promote occupationalhealth and safety in the workplace in order to reduce the occurrence of workplace injuries. The Employer and the Union mutually recognize the benefit of maintaining a functional internal responsibility system and the role of the Joint Health and Safety Committee in assisting with communication, training and education with respect to workplace safety hazards, on-the-job safety training, and objective and thorough accident investigation. The Joint Health and Safety Committee shall continue to be comprised of four (4) representatives of the Employer and four (4) representatives of the Union and will meet once per month (second Wednesday of each month) in addition to conducting a mill inspection once per month, on a separate occasion (fourth Wednesday of each month). The date of either the meeting or the inspection may be moved as mutually agreed upon. The Employer and the Union agree that if a workplace accident occurs resulting in the death of an employee, following consultation with appropriate authorities and upon the recommendation of the Joint Health and Safety Committee, the Employer and Union will jointly request the provincial Coroner's Office to hold an inquest. The Employer will provide the Joint Health and Safety Committee with regular up dates with respect to environmental matters affecting the Employer and the mill. The Employer shall ensure that all employees are informed about their right to refuse to perform work where their, or another employee’s health and safety is in danger and that signs are posted in the workplace advising employees of this right. If an employee exercises their right to refuse they shall immediately notify a supervisor and a union representative of the Joint Health and Safety Committee. They shall stand in a safe place and participate in the investigation. At every stage the Employer shall ensure that no other employee is asked or permitted to perform the work of the employee who refused unless the other employee, in the presence of a Joint Health and Safety Committee worker member, has been advised of the other employee’s refusal. The Union co-chairperson or alternate of the Joint Health and Safety Committee shall participate in the investigation at every stage. Article