A Proactive Approach to Workplace Health & Safety Helps to Keep Your Workers Safe and Shows that You Prioritize Their Well-Being
No matter the size of your tourism and hospitality business, you must have an Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) program in place. It’s the law.
An effective OHS program helps prevent injuries and equips you to respond to any incidents that do occur. Every workplace is different, so it’s important to develop an OHS program that addresses the specific needs of your operation. go2HR can guide you through the key elements all effective OHS programs share. Take the important first step now and keep adding to your program as you go.
Establish an Occupational Health & Safety Program
- Create a health & safety policy
- Learn about different workplace responsibilities for health & safety
- Identify hazards and manage risks
- Train your workers
- Develop safe work procedures
- Build a Joint Health & Safety Committee
Our experts have curated a selection of articles to help you develop an OHS program that addresses the specific needs of your tourism and hospitality business.
Top Articles for Key Program Topics
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Occupational Health and Safety Policy Template
This is a template for an Occupational Health and Safety Policy document.
Food and Beverage Industry: Occupational Health and Safety Program Template
This sample document contains the basic components of a program, which you can modify and add to, as necessary, to create your own unique program.
CCOHS Fact Sheet: Working Alone
It includes some great tips on how to stay safe and different factors to keep in mind when assessing your particular workplace.
Conducting a First Aid Assessment
Refer to this resource on conducting a first aid assessment, designed to be used in conjunction with the First Aid Assessment Worksheet and assess your first aid needs.
Create & Manage a Healthy & Safe Workplace - Getting Started (The Basics)
These resources describe the elements of an informal health and safety program for businesses with fewer than 20 workers.
Guide to Writing an OHS Policy Statement
Find the answers to your questions concerning how to write an effective Occupational Health and Safety Policy.
Handbook for Joint Health and Safety Committees
This handbook is designed to help support effective joint health and safety committees in BC.
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