Infographic: Civility and Respect in the Workplace
Saying hello, giving your full attention, expressing appreciation – in a respectful workplace, everyone is
courteous and considerate in their interactions with each other, as well as with customers, clients and the
A civil and respectful workplace is related to many positives, including greater job satisfaction, improved
morale, enhanced relationships, and reduced sick leave and turnover. In a stressful, frustrating or toxic work
environment, politeness and support can give way to resentment, rudeness, and even bullying and harassment.
There are many actions that employers can take to champion and prioritize workplace civility.
Share this infographic that explains how civility and respect is related to a more positive workplace culture,
what employers can do to promote respectful behaviours, and small, everyday acts that can help workers feel
safe, comfortable and valued at work.
CCOHS Forum: Our Most Inspiring Speaker Line-up Yet
On March 5-6, join change makers, leaders and influencers from labour, government, and employers as they
gather in Winnipeg to explore the changing of world of work at CCOHS’ six national Forum. There is no other
health and safety event like this in the country.
You’ll hear from all 12 speakers – their lived experiences, expertise and perspectives. There are many
reasons to attend Forum – here are just four:
Ignite your curiosity as renowned futurist and keynote speaker Nikolas Badminton takes you on a journey
to the workplace trends, innovations and solutions of tomorrow.
All workplaces face emergencies and crises. Retired Fort McMurray fire chief Darby Allen offers
on strong and compassionate leadership through tough times.
Gain an understanding of the changing workforce and how to bridge cultural diversity in the workplace
with Dr. Lionel Laroche.
From an aging population to complex families, demographics are changing. Dive deep into the
of workplace supports for caregivers with Nora Spinks.
You won’t want to miss the jam-packed program, innovations showcase, interactive soapbox and networking
opportunities. The conference fee includes access to all sessions, lunches, and refreshments for two days,
plus discounted hotel rates.
The final WHMIS 2015 transition deadline has passed for all suppliers and most employers in Canada. What
does this mean for you?
Manage your safety data sheets
All hazardous products in Canadian workplaces must have a WHMIS 2015 compliant label and safety data sheet
(SDS). CANManage pulls all your SDSs together into one
central location and lets you create workplace labels directly from the data sheets in your collection.
Educate your employees
Workers who work with or may be exposed to hazardous products in the course of their work must be educated
and trained on WHMIS 2015. Take our WHMIS 2015 e-courses
that were developed in partnership with the Workplace Hazardous Materials Bureau of Health Canada.
Be ready for inspection
Workplace WHMIS programs must be reviewed and updated to reflect WHMIS 2015 hazards, appropriate hazard
control measures and emergency procedures. We have 50+ tools and
resources to help you be in compliance.
Last Call for Entries
It’s not too late! If you know someone who's currently studying occupational health and safety at a Canadian
post-secondary institution, make sure to tell them about the Dick Martin Scholarship.
Two $3,000 awards will be granted to one college and one university student, plus $500 will be given to each
winner’s academic institution. To apply for the award, students are invited to submit a 1,200-word essay on
one of two topics related to workplace health and safety. The deadline for entries is January 31, 2019.
Anne Tennier, President and Chief Executive Officer at the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and
Safety (CCOHS) shares her thoughts on the importance of collaboration, and what to look for in occupational
health and safety in 2019.