Nearly 18%* of workers will experience Domestic Violence in the workplace.
Ontario’s Occupational Health & Safety Act defines this as workplace violence; if an employer is aware or ought to be aware, the employer must take every reasonable precaution to protect the worker.
What does that mean? Come to this complimentary informational session for business owners, supervisors, HR staff and health & safety members covering:
Employer legal responsibilities, including OHSA section 32.0.4, & due diligence
Domestic violence & the signs
How domestic violence comes to work & what to do when it does
Keeping workers safe at work
Jennifer Goertzen, CRSP, Health & Safety Specialist, Ward & Uptigrove HR Solutions
Brenda Boswell, BA, Transitional Program Counsellor, Optimism Place Women’s Shelter and Support Services
Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: Ward & Uptigrove Conference Room - 2nd Floor
145 Main Street E, Listowel, ON N4W 3H2
For more information or to register, visit wardanduptigrove.com/dvseminar or contact Jennifer Goertzen at JenniferG@w-u.on.ca or 519.291.3040 x708