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Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Version of section 20.6 from 2019-06-25 to 2020-12-31:

  •  (1) Once an assessment of the potential for work place violence has been carried out under section 20.5, the employer shall develop and implement systematic controls to eliminate or minimize, work place violence or a risk of work place violence, if feasible.

  • (2) The controls shall be developed and implemented as soon as feasible, but not later than 90 days after the day on which the risk of work place violence has been assessed.

  • (3) Once controls referred to in subsection (1) are implemented, the employer shall establish procedures for appropriate follow-up maintenance and corrective measures, including measures to promptly respond to unforeseen risks of work place violence.

  • (4) Any controls established to eliminate or minimize work place violence shall not create or increase the risk of work place violence.

  • SOR/2008-148, s. 1
  • SOR/2019-246, s. 151

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