WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY. The parties to this Agreement are committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace and work practices. The parties recognise that illness or injury at the workplace is costly to the employer and the employees and also disruptive to the respective parties. To facilitate healthy and safe work practices, the parties to the Agreement are committed to discussing health and safety issues as they apply to the operations of the employer as part of the consultative measures under this Agreement. The employer and employees under this agreement may refer to their respective industrial representatives for appropriate advice or expertise in enhancing performance with due regard to health and safety initiatives. The parties also recognise the importance of conducting regular audits of the employer's operations, policies and procedures including the employees' skills, knowledge, qualifications and application of healthy and safe work practices.
WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY. The parties to this Agreement are committed to continuous improvement in workplace health and safety standards through the implementation of an organisational framework which involves all parties in preventing injuries and illness at the workplace by promoting a safe and healthy working environment. All nurses will be assisted in understanding and fulfilling their responsibilities in maintaining a safe working environment
WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY. The parties’ attention is drawn to the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, regulations and any amendments. The principal objective of this Act is to provide for a balanced approach to secure the health and safety of workers (employees) and workplaces. The Act requires that all parties participate in workplace health and safety programmes as a step towards ensuring the workplace is a safe and healthy environment. We will take reasonably practicable steps to systematically identify and manage potential and specific hazards/risks by eliminating or minimising them, before or as they arise. You agree to take reasonable care precautions for the safety and health of yourself and others in the workplace: You will take reasonable care to ensure your own safety while at work; You will take reasonable care that no action or inaction by yourself causes harm to any other person in the workplace; You will comply, as far as you are reasonably able, with any reasonable instruction that is given by us to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015; You will co-operate with any reasonable policy or procedure of ours relating to health and safety at the workplace, that has been notified to the worker; You may attend other workplaces that having their own health and safety, and/or food safety requirements and you must comply with these; You must immediately report all accidents and near miss incidents; Where you become aware of damage or faults to equipment or the existence of other hazards/risks that may endanger the health and safety of others, you will immediately report such damage, fault or hazard to management; You agree that you know and understand our health and safety rules and procedures. Where you fail to comply with health and safety rules and procedures, disciplinary action may result; You agree to observe all safety precautions and procedures including, where required, correctly wearing protective clothing and equipment; You acknowledge that you have read and understand our Occupational Health and Safety policy; You will report to work in such a condition that enables your duties to be performed properly and safely at all times.
WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY. 26.0 The Company and the Union will meet their respective obligations pursuant to injured workers and occupational health and safety as set out in the Workplace Health and Safety Act and the Canada Labour Code, Part II.
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.