Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 20.7 from 2008-05-08 to 2014-10-30:

  •  (1) The employer shall review the effectiveness of the work place violence prevention measures set out in sections 20.3 to 20.6 and update them whenever there is a change that compromises the effectiveness of those measures, but at least every three years.

  • (2) The review shall include consideration of the following:

    • (a) work place conditions and work locations and activities;

    • (b) work place inspection reports;

    • (c) the employees’ reports and the employer’s records of investigations into work place violence or the risk of work place violence;

    • (d) work place health and safety evaluations;

    • (e) data on work place violence or the risk of work place violence in the employees’ work place or in similar work places;

    • (f) the observations of the policy committee, or if there is no policy committee, the work place committee or the health and safety representative; and

    • (g) other relevant information.

  • (3) The employer shall keep, for a period of three years, a written or electronic record of findings following the review of the work place violence prevention measures, and make it readily available for examination by a health and safety officer.

  • SOR/2008-148, s. 1.
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