Cantel realizes the significance of its employee’s safety and health, which is why we adhere to all the standard regulations and rules laid down by GoC board for the telecommunication sector. These health and safety policies are built to maintain a healthy, and safe environment at workplace for the benefit of both; employers and employees. Cantel is proud to have instilled all these for regulations amongst its organization to build a strong relationship with its workers.
It is crucial for employees to be aware of their significance to pertain and adhere to all the necessary precautionary steps, to avoid and prevent any injuries and diseases. They need to work in compliance with the regulations set forward by the company and GoC board to ensure a healthy atmosphere at their workplace and amongst their mates.
Employees are obligated to adhere to health and safety measures concerning them and
their work mates.
Employees are given special rights if they are pregnant or nursing.
Employees have right to be aware of, accept or refuse to work in risky scenarios.
Employees are bestowed with the right to be fully aware, and be informed of the hazards or risks their designation or work place may entail. Employers should refrain from withholding any information regarding the employee’s health and safety measures. It is also obligated upon the employer to provide the employee with all the adequate training and information to safeguard their health and safety.
In compliance with the workplace health and safety program, employees are permitted to study and amend work specific health and safety affairs. Furthermore, for large enterprises which comprise of more than 300 hundred employees, organizations are enforced to set up a designated team to overlook and manage health and safety policies for the whole firm.
The environment poses a threat to their safety and health.
Equipment or machines used are dangerous
The task at hand is hazardous for them and their peers
Employees must use the equipment, clothing and materials provided by
the employer for their safety from any injuries or hazards.
Work in compliance with all the health and safety procedures dictated by
Employees must follow all recommended precautionary instructions given
by their employers.
Employees are urged to report to their employers promptly, if employees
foresee or detect any issue, risks or hazards in their environment.
Employees must have a flexible attitude and should cooperate with the
Employees must exercise all, written and oral health and safety rules of
Inform your employer of any accidents, injuries or health hazards that you
were exposed to during your task.
Employers should adhere to all the laws and regulations
of Canada Labour Code, to ensure a healthy and safe
environment at their infrastructure. This aids in increased
productivity, and builds trust between the employees and
In order to accomplish this, employers must provide their
employees with necessary instructions, training, equipment,
directions and material needed to follow the company’s
health and safety rules.
Brief the employees thoroughly about the safety
procedures of the workplace
Give necessary and complete instructions and
guidance, regarding the usage of the company’s
equipment and tools in accordance to their safety.
Employers should educate the employees to watch
out for signs for any workplace related hazards.
Timely training should be given to the employees
Amongst many rules that the Canada Labour Code mandates for employers, carrying out proper and thorough investigations, in relation to their employees concern, complain, or injury is one of the most prominent rule. Employers are accountable for the safety of their employees within their workplace. Thus, this policy is only in the best interest of the employers.
Inspections are crucial to prevent any unfortunate accidents or injuries within the workplace. Hence, regular inspections are obligatory for employers to look after their employees’ safety, and maintain a healthy atmosphere in their organization. According to the policies, the health and safety committee in the workplace should carry out these inspections monthly to minimize the chances of any hazardous activity. In scenarios where hazards are detected, the committee is responsible to forward the information to their employers. He then ensures to resolve the matter with agility, to prevent any catastrophes.
There are time even after vigorous inspections sometimes some hazards are left undetected, which then lead to accidents or injuries. In such cases, full investigation and reporting is critical to prevent from such accidents to happen in the future. Precisely why employers are responsible for providing written investigation reports, about temporary or permanently disabling injuries caused to the employee, to the Labour Program within the span of 24 hours.
Due to the aforementioned rules and regulation the Government of Canada has ensured a safe and healthy operational work environment for the benefit of both the employers and employees. Cantel Telecommunication is proud to declare, it has worked in the telecommunication industry for more than a decade in compliance with the said rules and regulations. Adhering to all necessary precautionary procedures and safety standards. Thus, prioritizing its workers health and safety.
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