Engaging Managers and Supervisors to Ensure Occupational Health and Safety Compliance

Best practices to ensure your organization’s leaders are playing the important role they must take in meeting OHS compliance obligations



On Demand
Course Leader : Jason Beeho and Ryan Campbell, Rubin Thomlinson LLP
Duration : 1 hour 0 minute
Price: $69.00

In order to satisfy their duties under applicable health and safety legislation, it is vitally important for employers to be able to rely upon managers and supervisors to properly monitor workplace conditions, implement health and safety initiatives, and provide instruction to workers.

This webinar will explore the role of managers and supervisors in achieving legislative compliance, and will describe strategies for making managers and supervisors “part of the solution” in ensuring a healthy and safe workplace for all.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the roles and responsibilities of employers and supervisors under Canadian health and safety statutes
  • Understand the consequences for employers and supervisors of failing to comply with OHS obligations
  • Discuss recent Canadian OHS prosecutions involving supervisors’ conduct and omissions
  • Identify practical suggestions to motivate managers and supervisors to become “part of the solution”
  • Answer participants’ questions about current OHS challenges

PRESENTERS: Jason Beeho and Ryan Campbell, Rubin Thomlinson LLP

Jason Beeho is a partner with Rubin Thomlinson LLP in Toronto. His varied background includes more than 10 years of practicing employment and labour law at one of Canada’s premier full-service firms, as well as previous work experience with construction and building trades. As comfortable speaking with a CEO as he is with talking to workers on a job site, Jason brings real-world sensibility to legal and business issues, and he views his well-honed communications skills as a key asset in delivering value-added service to his clients.

Jason has advised clients in hundreds of disputes, has negotiated resolutions of many complicated workplace claims and complaints, and has appeared before numerous adjuciative bodies including: the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Ontario Labour Relations Board, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.

He has written numerous published articles and has been quoted in the media, and he frequently presents client seminars on occupational health and safety, workplace violence and harassment, termination of employment, and other workplace law topics.

Jason is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Occupational Health and Safety Sub-committee of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers..

Ryan Campbell is an associate with Rubin Thomlinson LLP in Toronto. He has been practicing employment law with a focus on occupational health and safety and workplace safety and insurance. Before entering the legal profession, Ryan spent nearly two years providing consulting services to Ontario employers with respect to workers’ compensation claims management.

As a lawyer, Ryan has defended several employers in OH&S prosecutions, assisted by many organizations in meeting their OH&S compliance obligations, and delivered numerous OH&S training sessions and workshops. He has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, and the Ontario Labour Relations Board.

Ryan is a member of the Executive Committeee of the Ontario Bar Association Workplace Safety and Insurance Section, and the Toronto Chapter of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering. He has been featured as an author in the American Society of Safety Engineering Professional Safety magazine..

*Please note, this webinar is available for viewing for 7 days from date of enrollment.