Improving the Safety of Employees who Drive for Work

Improving safety for employees who drive for work, from Ok Alone

Angelina Robinson and Rick Walters from Road Safety at Work BC. recently hosted a webinar, ‘Improving safety for employees who drive their own vehicles for work’.  Amongst the many interesting ideas they shared, one thought-provoking fact really stood out – ‘Any vehicle being used for work becomes the workplace,’ this then means that legal requirements …

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Lone Worker Legislation & Policy for the United States of America

Lone Working Legislation and Policy in the USA

Here is a summary of the lone worker legislation and policy in the United States of America including regulations and information about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Who are OSHA and what do they do? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is run by the United States Department of Labour and was created …

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Lone Worker Legislation & Policy for Australian Capital Territory

Information on lone worker and work alone legislation in Australia

Here are the acts and regulations found in the Australian Capital Territory, related to lone working and work alone employees. We cover all the lone worker policy and legislation we have found for this area, specifically for the Australian Capital Territory. Work Health and Safety Act 2011 Division 2.2 Primary duty of care 19 Primary …

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Lone Worker Legislation & Policy for South Australia

Information on lone worker and work alone legislation in South Australia

Here are the acts and regulations found in South Australia, related to lone working and work alone employees. We cover all the lone worker policy and legislation we have found for this area, specifically for the state of South Australia. South Australia Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Division 2—Primary duty of care 19—Primary duty …

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Lone Worker Legislation & Policy for Western Australia

Information on lone worker and work alone legislation in Western Australia

Here are the acts and regulations found in Western Australia, related to lone working and work alone employees. We cover all the lone worker policy and legislation we have found for this area, specifically for the state of Western Australia. Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984  Division 2 — General workplace duties 19. Duties of …

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Northwest Territories and Nunavut Safety Act

The Northwest Territories and Nunavut lone worker legislation and regulations

As Canada is divided into federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions here is the legislation pertaining to lone workers for The Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Summary of Northwest Territories and Nunavut Lone Worker Legislation In September 2016 the NORTHWEST TERRITORIES & NUNAVUT CODES OF PRACTICE was produced by the local government in accordance with the Northwest …

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Legislation & Policy for Lone Workers in Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador lone worker legislation and regulations

As Canada is divided into federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions here is the legislation and policy pertaining to workers and lone workers in Newfoundland and Labrador, including the associated work alone regulations. Summary of Newfoundland and Labrador Lone Worker Legislation In 2009 the government of Newfoundland and Labrador introduced working alone section into their Occupational …

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Legislation & Policy for Lone Workers in Alberta

Alberta lone worker legislation and regulations

As Canada is divided into federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions here is the legislation and policy pertaining to workers and lone workers in Alberta, including the associated work alone regulations. If an employer has staff who work alone, the OHS code requires the employer to conduct a hazard assessment, implement safety measures, maintain contact at …

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Legislation & Policy for Lone Workers in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan lone worker legislation and regulations

As Canada is divided into federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions here is the legislation and policy pertaining to workers and lone workers in Saskatchewan, including the associated work alone regulations. Summary of Saskatchewan Lone Worker Legislation Saskatchewan legislation compels businesses to act appropriately in identifying and minimizing as much risk as possible, while also including …

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Legislation & Policy for Lone Workers in Quebec

Quebec lone worker legislation and regulations

As Canada is divided into federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions here is the legislation and policy pertaining to workers and lone workers in Quebec, including the associated work alone regulations. Summary of Quebec Lone Worker Legislation Quebec’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations have very recently been updated and include article 322, which informs …

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Legislation & Policy for Lone Workers in Manitoba

Manitoba lone worker legislation and regulations

As Canada is divided into federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions here is the legislation and policy pertaining to workers and lone workers in Manitoba, including the associated work alone regulations. Manitoba has a fantastic document the MANITOBA LABOUR AND IMMIGRATION WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH Code of Practice For Workers Working Alone or in Isolation. It …

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