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Echo Bay, Ontario, Canada
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THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAIRD
By-law Number 902-10
Being a by-law to approve a policy for the
Occupational Health and Safety of Employees
in the Workplace
WHEREAS the Township of Laird complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.O 1990, Section 9.
NOW THEREFORE THE COUNCIL OF THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF LAIRD ENACTS AS FOLLOWS:
1. That the aforementioned Policy is attached hereto as "Schedule A" and forms part of By-law Number 902-10.
2. This By-law shall come into force and take effect immediately upon the final passing of same.
Read & passed in open Council
this 2nd day of June, 2010.
Mayor: Richard Beitz
Clerk: Phyllis L. MacKay
to By-law Number 902-10
Health and Safety Policy
The Corporation of the Township of Laird is vitally interested in the health and safety of its employees. Protection of employees from injury or occupational disease is a major continuing objective. The Corporation of the Township of Laird will make every effort to provide a safe, healthy work environment. All supervisors and workers must be dedicated to the continuing objective of reducing risk of injury.
The Corporation of the Township of Laird as employer is ultimately responsible for worker health and safety.
Supervisors will be held accountable for the health and safety of workers under their supervision. Supervisors are responsible to ensure that machinery and equipment are safe and that workers work in compliance with established safe work practices and procedures. Workers must receive adequate training in their specific work tracks to protect their health and safety.
Every worker must protect his or her own health and safety by working in compliance with the law and with safe work practices and procedures established by the company.
It is in the best interest of all parties to consider health and safety in every activity. Commitment to health and safety must form an integral part of this organization, from the mayor to the workers.
Copyright 2010 by the Township of Laird. All Rights Reserved.