The following is a list of legal resources to help understand provincial workplace violence and harassment legislation in Ontario.
Understand the law on workplace violence and harassment
Use this legal guide to know the rights and duties of workers, supervisors, and employers have, when dealing with workplace violence and harassment.
Workplace Violence: Complying with the Occupational Health & Safety Act. The Public Services Health & Safety Association provides an overview of existing requirements for workplace violence and harassment under the Ontario Health and Safety Act and the extended obligations arising from legislative changes.
Ontario Health Care Health and Safety Committee Under Section 21 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Guidance Note for Workplace Parties #7: Right to Refuse Unsafe Work.
Ontario Health Care Health and Safety Committee Under Section 21 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act: Guidance Note for Workplace Parties #8: Workplace Violence.
These Guidance Notes have been prepared to assist the workplace parties in understanding their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and the regulations.
Workplace Violence and Harassment. A Guide for ONA Members. October 2016. The Ontario Nurses’ Association Workplace Violence and Harassment guide provides for members a basic understanding of health and safety law in relation to violence and harassment, information on what they can do to eliminate these hazards, and equip them with valuable tools and a list of resources.
Report Hazards: It’s the Law. Member Guide to Reporting Hazards.
My Right to Refuse: A Guide for ONA Members.