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Episode 52: Health and safety and the re-opening of schools

In this episode we discuss key aspects of health and safety legislation from Ontario and Alberta as well as the specific concerns of educational support staff in following new guidelines for their health and safety and that of the students in their care.

References and resources for this episode:

Ontario

Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act  (OHSA)

Reg 857 – incorporating teachers and education workers in OHSA’s provisions

Ontario Human Rights Code

Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act – Governing local public health authorities

The SARS Commission – 2006

Alberta

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act

Alberta Human Rights Act

Alberta Public Health Act 

 

 

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Episode 52: Health and safety and the re-opening of schools