UNIT 8 2010-III-31

UNIT 8 2010-III-31 - ENGR 4760U Ethics, Law and...

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ENGR 4760U Ethics, Law and Professionalism for Engineers Unit 8 Occupational Health and Safety 2010-II-06 Dr. J. Michael Bennett, P.Eng., PMP UOIT
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Unit 8 Occupational Health and Safety 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 8-2 Change Record 2010-II-06 Initial Creation
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Unit 8 Occupational Health and Safety 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 8-3 Course Outline 1. The Engineering Profession 2. Ethics 3. Engineering Law 4. Intellectual and Industrial Property 5. Conflict Resolution 6. The Contracting Process 7. Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers 8. Occupational Health and Safety 9. Privacy Issues 10. Legal Landmines in E-Commerce 11. International Trade 12. Environmental Laws and Regulations
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Unit 8 Occupational Health and Safety 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 8-4 Roadmap 8.1 Overview 8.2 Contracts 8.3 Workers’ Compensation 8.4 Occupational Health and Safety 8.5 WHMIS 8.6 TSSA
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Unit 8 Occupational Health and Safety 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 8-5 8.1 Overview Special laws needed to protect workers Is a mixture of common law, and federal and provincial legislation OH&S is designed to protect workers from injury and provide compensation for injured workers through a Workers’ Compensation Board in exchange for the workers giving up their right to sue employers for workplace injuries.
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Unit 8 Occupational Health and Safety 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 8-6 1. The worker has the right to be informed of known or foreseeable safety or health hazards in the workplace 2. The worker has the right to participate in the prevention of occupational accidents or diseases either as a member of a joint health and safety committee or as a health and safety representative. 3. The worker has the right to refuse dangerous work and be protected against dismissal or disciplinary action, following a legitimate refusal.
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Unit 8 Occupational Health and Safety 2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 8-7 Regulations are enforced through site visits Appropriately appointed government officials have the right to inspect and order employers and workers. Employees can request these inspections Law protects employees against dismissal or disciplinary actions
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2010-II-06 Dr. J.M. Bennett, P.Eng., PMP 8-8 8.2 Contracts They can contain specific obligations (like putting up a fence around the construction site) Contracts often contain a clause requiring the contractor to hold the owner harmless from claims of personal injury on the construction site. OH&S requires one party to take overall responsibility; called the prime contractor. If none named or if 2 or more are named, defaults
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UNIT 8 2010-III-31 - ENGR 4760U Ethics, Law and...

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