Working Alone Safely, 2000

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Employers have responsibilities for minimizing and eliminating risks associated with employees working alone.

This Guide outlines employers’ obligations and how businesses can meet the regulatory requirements for Working Alone presented in Part 28 of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code.

Under the OHS Code, employers are required to assess their workplace and take preventative measures that eliminate or minimize risks when their employees work alone.

Employers are also required to ensure employees working alone have some effective way of communicating with individuals who can respond immediately if there is an emergency or the worker is injured or ill.

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