A key part of this process is compliance with the appropriate regulations, specifically:
Canada Labour Code, Part II: 124: “Every employer shall ensure that the health and safety at work of every person employed by the employer is protected”.
Canada Labour Code, Part II: 125: This section prescribes additional specific duties for which the employer is responsible, and extends the Code to encompass additional workers on sites controlled by the employer.
Hazard Prevention Program (HPP)
Western Stevedoring is regulated federally by the Minister of Labour and must comply with Federal Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, including Part XIX: Hazard Prevention Program. In collaboration with our Work Place Health and Safety Committees, Western Stevedoring has developed a Hazard Prevention Program designed to identify and prevent hazards within our workplace.