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EMPLOYERS

PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT
On average a lost time injury in Ontario will cost a business more than $59,000 in direct and indirect costs. (Source: MOL) Insurance payments, special medical expenses, benefits and any wages paid to injured employees, are some of the direct costs associated with a workplace injury such as hidden costs such as; Direct Loss of Time, Contingent Costs, Indirect Loss of Time, Damage to Equipment, Increased Overhead.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Post the Occupational Health & Safety Act
Have Worker Representation for Health & Safety
Post the “In Case of Injury at Work” Poster
Provide Proper Safety Equipment & Training
Keep Safe & Well-Maintained Workplace
Follow Proper Procedure in Case of Injury
Provide First Aid Training & First Aid Kits
(Source: WSIB)

MAKE SURE YOUR STAFF IS WELL TRAINED
One of your responsibilities as an employer is to provide your workers with the training required to keep them safe on the job. Safe Communities Ottawa has an online safety campus filled with reasonably priced training courses to help you meet this need.
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PASSPORT EMPLOYER PROGRAM
Passport Employer is a program for businesses that typically hire young workers, it encourages them to commit to hire only youth who have successfully completed the Passport to Safety program. By joining this program businesses across Ottawa are leading the way in helping keep young people safe and ensure they can pursue their personal dreams and goals.

 

 

DID YOU KNOW?
Over 40% of injuries to young workers occur in the service industry - restaurants, stores, hotels.
(Source: www.hs101.ca)

TAKE ACTION
Become a Passport Employer
Take SCIP Training

PASSPORT EMPLOYERS

Hydro Ottawa

Ministry of Labour

M Sullivan & Sons, Arnprior

Sandvik Materials Technology, Arnprior

Carleton Place Nursery, Carleton Place

Exel Contracting, Kanata

Township of Lanark Highlands, Lanark

Canlok Stone, Nepean

4-Lads for Hire, Nepean

Main Street Racing & Automotive, North Gower

Labor Tek Personnel Services Ltd., Ottawa

Minto Group Inc, Ottawa

Office of Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety,  University of Ottawa

Capital Sports Managment, Ottawa

K-Line Maintenance & Construction, Ottawa

Terrascapes Landscape & Design, Ottawa

L-D Tool & Die, Ottawa

Ennis General Carpentry, Perth

Ganden Landscape, Winchester

Ottawa Carleton District School Board

Ottawa Catholic School Board