Let's Voice our Pro Active Prevention Approach in a collaborative submission to the Ministry of Labour.
Ontario is developing its first province-wide occupational health and safety strategy to establish a clear vision, goals and priorities that will guide our work in the years ahead.
This document is meant to generate discussion and collect feedback and ideas for developing the strategy.
OHNIG members are asked to send your pro active Health & Safety Strategies in a one-page submission, using the MOL guidelines (maximum one page).
OHNIG will prepare a collective submission on the data received and forward to Ministry of Ontario by May 17, 2013.
Please send by Monday, May 15 to OHNIG Executive to email@example.com
Ministry of Labour Guidelines
Advancing Ontario’s Workplace Health and Safety Strategy ... click here
The Ministry of Labour has launched consultations on the development of a province-wide integrated occupational health and safety strategy, the first of its kind for Ontario.
This strategy will provide a clear vision to guide Ontario’s occupational health and safety system, and workplaces. It will also help shape operational plans and programs for the ministry and its partners in the years ahead.
The strategy will focus on issues such as:
The consultations will cover the entire range of occupational health and safety, from prevention to compliance and enforcement. The feedback received will help in the development of the strategy. Ultimately, the final strategy document will guide the planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of occupational health and safety programs and services in Ontario.
A full consultation paper and an abridged version are available for download. The ministry encourages parties to distribute these consultation papers to their networks. The deadline for feedback is May 17, 2013. PDF Version
Consultation: An Integrated Occupational Health and Safety Strategy for Ontario... click here
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OHNIG is a provincial interest group of Occupational Health Nurses within Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO). ...click here for more information
OHNIG acts as the voice and forum for the specialized nursing practice of occupational health and environmental safety. OHNIG offers professional resources, practice guidelines, education opportunities, research and networking with colleagues. ...click here for more information from RNAO