Are you a worker?

“Worker” includes:

A person who has entered into or works under a contract of hiring, written or oral, express or implied, including:

i) Those persons undergoing training or probationary work specified or stipulated by the employer as a preliminary to employment

ii) an independent operator

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Testimonial received about industry’s OH&S training:

An eye opener!
By Mark Churchill, RFT
Prior to attending the Small Employer OHS Training Course, I was probably like most people and thought that I knew what was required to provide a safe work site and what safety concerns to discuss when hiring a contractor to conduct some silviculture work,

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Safewoods Extension Note

Health and Safety Responsibilities of Directors and Board Members

In practical terms, safety is about doing what you can do to make sure the people that work on your woodlot or community’s forest make it home safely.

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Safewoods Extension Note

Are you an employer?

“Employer” includes every person or company having under contract of hiring, written or oral, express or implied, a person engaged in work in or about an industry.  

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Safewoods Extension Note

Prime Contractor

“prime contractor” means, in relation to a multiple-employer workplace,
(a) the directing contractor, employer or other person who enters into a written agreement with the owner of that workplace to be the prime contractor,

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Safewoods Extension Note

Know your responsibility for safety as a small licence holder

How many hats did you wear today? Did you know that as a small licence holder you have multiple responsibilities?

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