Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series: Preventing violence and harassment in the workplace - What the law says - North Bay

March 13, 2019 - March 13, 2019
Workplace Safety North
690 McKeown Avenue
North Bay, ON P1B 9P1
11:30am - 1:30pm
Northeastern Ontario

Learn key legal definitions and duties of employers, supervisors and workers

As part of the Workplace Safety North (WSN) Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series, you're invited to attend an information session, "Preventing violence and harassment in the workplace - what the law says," on Wednesday, March 13 in North Bay.

Everyone should be able to work in a safe and healthy workplace. The Occupational Health and Safety Act sets out roles and responsibilities of workplace parties with respect to workplace violence and workplace harassment, including the development and implementation of policies and programs, and providing information and instruction to staff.

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • Law regarding violence and harassment in the workplace
  • Key legal definitions of violence, harassment, and sexual harassment
  • Continuum of behaviours
  • Duty of employers, supervisors, and workers 

Resource links will also be provided regarding an overview of elements required in workplace policy and programs.

Enjoy a complimentary light lunch, or bring your own. Please note that photos and videos may be taken of the presenter during the event for marketing and training purposes. Seating is limited, so be sure to reserve your place.

11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Registration and lunch
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Speaker
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Discussion and networking (optional)

Help make your workplace and community safer and register today.

About WSN Feed Your Brain Lunch and Learn Series: The series focuses on trending topics in workplace health and safety, including: mental health and psychological health and safety, workplace policy regarding alcohol and drug use, and how to build a strong safety culture. Currently sessions are being held in North Bay, Sudbury, Timmins and Thunder Bay, with plans to expand the series across northern Ontario.