From the initial investigation through to formal hearings or proceedings, our Firm can confidently guide clients through occupational health and safety (“OHS”) matters.
Our lawyers have a wealth of experience assisting employers through all stages of the OHS process, including as it relates to:
- Developing policies and procedures consistent with due diligence principles to protect organizations from prosecution under federal and provincial health and safety legislation and the Criminal Code
- Providing support throughout the implementation of these programs
- Providing strategic advice during inspections or investigations of workplace accidents
- Providing basic to in-depth training on occupational health and safety issues
Our lawyers have also provided representation to our clients on OHS matters, appearing before tribunals and courts including during prosecutions, arbitrations, appeals of health and safety orders, and Coroners’ Inquests.