The Essential Health and Safety Guide for Small Business Owners

As an employer, do you understand your legal requirements when it comes to health and safety in the workplace? The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) applies to almost all workers (including contractors, subcontractors and anyone else performing work or providing a service in exchange for compensation) and workplaces. This includes the majority of small to medium-sized businesses.

Employers may use this guide as a reference point for health an safety standards. It contains essential information regarding your duties under the provincial health and safety laws. It also provides answer to frequently asked questions concerning this topic.

If you require help to apply this information to your particular situation, call Employer Line to speak with our HR advisors at Peninsula. Our dedicated advice line for small business owners is a complimentary service that’s available at  1-888-219-8767.