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Develop a program to implement safety policy

As an employer in Canada, you must develop a program to implement your policy. This program will vary, depending upon the hazards that are associated within your workplace. LAKELAND HEALTH & SAFETY can assist your organization with creating a program to implement the policies and procedures in order to achieve a healthy and safe workplace in the applicable jurisdiction in Canada.

Comply with provincial regulations

Workplaces need a health and safety program to comply with the applicable provincial or territorial Occupational Health and Safety Act, in addition to setting out safe work practices and procedures to be followed to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses.

Importance of safety policies

Your organization must have in place written Occupational Health and Safety policies, practices, and procedures. These policies, would demonstrate and document that your organization carried out workplace safety audits, identified hazardous practices and hazardous conditions and made necessary changes to correct these conditions, and provided employees with information to enable them to work safely.

We can assist in the implementation

LAKELAND HEALTH & SAFETY can assist in the implementation of your organizations Health and Safety program. We can develop the program as per the workplace processes, as well as train all workers and management to adhere to the company’s policies and procedures. Safe work practices can include the following, depending on if your organization has identified these hazards in their workplace.

Site Specific Safe Work Practices:

  • Confined Space Entry
  • Lockout & Tag out
  • Mobile Communications
  • Scaffolding
  • Welding
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Chainsaw Safety
  • H2S
  • CH-02 Construction Heater Operator
  • Ladders
  • Live Electrical Work
  • Fire Prevention
  • Traffic Control Emergency Response
  • Housekeeping
  • Workplace Violence & Harassment
  • Accessibility for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Machine Guarding
  • Office Ergonomics
  • Material Handling
  • Elevated Work Platform
  • Forklift Operator
  • Rough Terrain Forklift Operator
  • Bobcat/Skid Steer Operator
  • Cranes Hoisting and Rigging
  • Boom Truck Operator

A plan of action is needed

A health and safety program is a plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. A health and safety program must include the safe work practices and procedures required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and applicable regulations.

Not an Option

“ Safety is not an option, It’s a requirement”

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