You’d think that workers would follow safe work practices simply to avoid injury and stay alive. But they don’t. And the fear of being given a warning, suspended or otherwise disciplined may not be enough to get them to work safely. What may tip the scales is the fear of liability and getting fined—or even jailed—for violating the OHS laws.
HOW TO USE THE TOOL
Tailor this handout for your workplace and the OHS laws in your jurisdiction. Post it in the workplace and give it to all workers to remind them that companies, contractors and supervisors aren’t the only ones who can be held liable under the OHS laws.