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 Legal & Compliance

 

We understand health and safety from the "inside - out" based on our backgrounds and experience. We advise workplace clients - from owners, employers and supervisors to health and safety organizations - on how to achieve compliance with health and safety requirements.

    Our services include assisting with:

Orders / Inspection Reports / Penalties

Bullying and Harassment

Stop Work / Use orders

Refusals of Unsafe Work

Incident Reporting and Investigations

Prohibited Actions Relating to Safety

Reviews and Appeals

Legal Advice and Representation

Regulatory and Policy Review Submissions

We review WorkSafeBC's proposals for changes to the OHS Regulation and Prevention policies, and can assist with your organization's submissions to ensure that your voice is heard during the consultation process on the making of new health and safety laws in BC.

Safety Planning and Programs

We provide the legal expertise to ensure that your safety programs, policies and procedures comply with OHS laws and meet a defensible due diligence standard based on the specific needs of your workplace.

Joint Health and Safety Committees

Our legal advice covers the unique workplace situation: we advise on JHSC composition and requirements to ensure your committee is compliant, effective and suited to your particular workplace.