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Renseignements en Français

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Duties of Employers

All employers must meet the minimum requirements for health and safety standards as required by law.

Under The Saskatchewan Employment Act, an employer must:

  • provide a safe and healthy workplace;
  • establish and maintain an effective health and safety program and obtain input from the occupational health committee (OHC);
  • make sure that managers and supervisors are trained, supported, and held accountable for fulfilling their workplace health and safety requirements;
  • oversee the health and safety performance of their managers and supervisors;
  • make sure workers have the information, training, certification, supervision, and experience to do their jobs safely;
  • make sure medical/first aid facilities are provided as needed;
  • set up effective occupational health committees;
  • co-operate with the OHC, occupational health and safety (OHS) representative and other parties to resolve health and safety issues in a timely fashion;
  • keep OHC/OHS representative meeting minutes on file and readily available;
  • ensure workers are not exposed to harassment or violence in the workplace by ensuring the development and implementation of:
  • a harassment prevention policy and procedures to investigate workplace harassment complaints;
  • a policy statement on violence and prevention plan and procedures to investigate incidents of violence in the workplace will be required by all workplaces by May 17, 2024; and
  • ensure that legal health and safety requirements are met.

Employers are also required to have a copy of The Saskatchewan Employment Act and regulations readily available to workers and management.

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