Due Diligence Bill C-45

Violating workplace Health and Safety guidelines is a serious crime, as described in Canada’s Bill C-45. This course outlines what qualifies as a breach of conduct with this bill, describes the penalties for doing so, and provides a number of strategies for keeping participants’ workplaces complicit with federal legislation.


Do your Supervisors & Managers know their legal responsibilities about the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Workplace Safety & Insurance Act (WSIB)?

Discussed Topics:

To be considered “competent” as described under section 25 (2) (c) of “The Act’, Workplace Supervisors and Managers must know the following:

  • The concept of the Internal Responsibility System.
  • The roles & duties of the Employer, Supervisor/Manager & Employee/Worker under the Health & Safety legislation.
  • The concept of due diligence and “taking all the reasonable precautions.”
  • The application of Health & Safety legislation to the workplace.
  • How to identify hazards in the workplace.
  • How to address work refusals.
  • How to conduct accident investigations.
  • How to properly document safety related activity.

Effective supervision and management is essential for the provision of a healthy and safe workplace. Supervisors and Managers, as agents for the Employer, have responsibilities and legal liability under Health & Safety legislation for the protection of workers.

DURATION: Contact EMC for duration


SCHEDULE: Please contact Amy Edwards, EMC's Training Manager, at 1-866-323-4362 for upcoming course dates and times.

Training is available in English.

Ready for the next step in Health and Safety training? See EMC’s Health and Safety MEC program now, and keep building on your team’s knowledge of modern Health and Safety practices!

Contact Information

Amy Edwards
Training Manager
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