Health and Safety
Please choose the appropriate form from the drop down menu directly above.
Health and Safety Officer for D17:
Joe Lamoureux, Education Centre
Alternate: Tom Barnes, District Office
For local Joint Health & Safety Committee inspection areas click here.
Monthly Reports: January 2019
When can you refuse unsafe work?
The Occupational Health and Safety Act gives most workers the right to refuse work if the physical conditions of the workplace are likely to endanger them [Section 43(3)(b)], You must make sure that your students are in a safe place before going to the administration. https://www.osstf.on.ca/services/health-safety/information-bulletins/right-to-refuse-work-for-teacher-members-only.aspx
Assault in the Workplace:
Protocol for OSSTF/FEESO Members after an assault in the workplace: