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Canada Labour Code, Part II: An Overview *Updated!*

(Updated March 2020) Federally-regulated employers are required to provide health and safety training to all employees that includes an overview of the Act and Regulations. This course is designed for all employees in the federal jurisdiction.

A collage of three federally-regulated employees.

Single seat:

$64.00 * CAD

Format:

e-Course

Language:

English/French

Duration:

1 hour

Access:

Single Seat (90 days access from date of purchase)

Multi-seat (1 year access from date of purchase)

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Status: Immediate Access

Description

Updated March 2020 to incorporate amendments to the Canada Labour Code, Part II and the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, effective January 2020

This updated e-course features an improved look and functionality to enrich your learning experience.

The Canada Labour Code, Part II ("the Code") governs the health and safety of employees in the federal jurisdiction. Managers and supervisors represent the employer in the work place and are responsible to carry out the duties of the employer in the work areas that they manage. This course will give you the basic understanding of the requirements of the Code and how it is applied. Case studies and other examples are included to illustrate the concepts. This course is useful for all employees who are subject to the Code and provides a starting point for those who will be taking the following e-courses:

Topics include:

  • The internal responsibility system
  • Duties of the work place parties
  • Due diligence
  • Duties and responsibilities of policy committees, work place committees and health and safety representatives
  • Work place inspections and investigations
  • Enforcement and consequences of non-compliance
  • Criminal liability

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the legislation that governs work place health and safety
  • Carry out their duties under the Code and Regulations
  • Report hazards and respond to employee reports
  • Participate in inspection or investigative processes

Average time to complete this course is approximately 1 hour.

Target Audience

  • All employees in federally-regulated organizations, such as
    • Federal government
    • Crown corporations
    • Communications
    • Banking
    • Interprovincial transportation (trucking, railways, and airlines)
  • Human resources and health and safety professionals working with federally-regulated organizations

Prerequisite

None