The Canada Labour Code is federal legislation that protects the rights of employers and employees, and establishes a framework for the resolution of disputes. The Canada Labour Code comprises three parts: Part I addresses industrial relations, Part II addresses occupational health and safety, and Part III addresses standard hours, wages, vacations, and holidays. This course covers Part II of the Canada Labour Code.
This online Introduction to the Canada Labour Code - Part II course introduces participants to federal health and safety legislation, and explains the health and safety practices and processes that must be followed in order to comply with the Code’s legal requirements. After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of information and terminology in the Canada Labour Code; the general and specific duties of employers; the duties and rights of employees; the roles and responsibilities of policy health and safety committees, workplace health and safety committees, and health and safety representatives; and, the responsibilities and powers of health and safety officers as well as enforcement options.
This online Introduction to the Canada Labour Code – Part II course covers the following topics:
- Workplaces covered by the Canada Labour Code
- Definitions used in the Code
- Employer duties
- Internal Complaint Resolution Process
- Right to refuse work
- Pregnant and nursing employees
- Policy health and safety committees
- Workplace health and safety committees
- Health and safety representatives
- Responsibilities and powers of health and safety officers
- Offences and punishment
Online Course Duration: Approximately 30 minutes
Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark. Print materials for this course can be accessed online.
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.