At Ius Laboris, we work to ensure that everyone in your corporation, at each level, plays their part in making the workplace conform to safety standards. This includes ensuring that proper audits and risk assessments are completed, whilst also making sure policies are in place to protect staff against immediate health and safety risks. In the event of a OHS incident, we help you navigate the legal process. Our lawyers provide practical and strategic advice to help you skilfully litigate the case.
Claeys & Engels handles all legal questions on well-being at work including health and safety, psychosocial risks at work including stress, burn-out, bullying, harassment and sexual harassment at work. We assist companies who are confronted with a request for an informal or formal intervention and we treat cases brought before employment courts.
When you company is facing a serious work accident we are ready to assist you to limit liability risks or to handle criminal procedures.
Occupational safety and health – Wikipedia
Occupational safety and health (OSH), also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS), occupational health, or workplace health and safety (WHS), is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at work. These terms also refer to the goals of this field, so their use in the sense of this article was originally an abbreviation of occupational safety and health program/department etc.
The goals of occupational safety and health programs include to foster a safe and healthy work environment. OSH may also protect co-workers, family members, employers, customers, and many others who might be affected by the workplace environment. In the United States, the term occupational health and safety is referred to as occupational health and occupational and non-occupational safety and includes safety for activities outside of work.
In common-law jurisdictions, employers have a common law duty to take reasonable care of the safety of their employees. Statute law may in addition impose other general duties, introduce specific duties, and create government bodies with powers to regulate workplace safety issues: details of this vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Successful occupational health and safety practice requires the collaboration and participation of both employers and workers in health and safety programmes, and involves the consideration of issues relating to occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, toxicology, education, engineering safety, ergonomics, psychology, …
Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety
Occupational Health & Safety is the industry-leading news magazine, eNewsletter, and website for occupational health and safety professionals focusing on problem-solving solutions, latest news, webinars, and products for the industry.
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
CCOHS: Canada’s National Centre for Occupational Health and Safety information.
OSHA Worker Rights and Protections
Know Your Rights. Under federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a workplace free of known health and safety hazards. If you have concerns, you have the right to speak up about them without fear of retaliation. You also have the right to: Be trained in a language you understand; Work …