Northern Safety Network Yukon

Yukon Legislation Awareness

This one-day course presents information that clarifies the intent and application of the Yukon Workers’ Safety and Compensation Act, Workplace Health & Safety Regulations and Codes of Practice.  Discussion will also take place about other relevant legislation.

Through facilitated instruction, discussion, and exercises, this course will assist participants to:

  • Become aware of the legislated responsibilities of employers, constructors, supervisors and workers;

  • Locate components of the legislation that apply to their operations; and

  • Understand how to comply with WHS legislation at their work sites.

Topics covered via awareness and application exercises:

  • Workplace health and safety laws, regulations, codes of practice

  • Workers’ compensation laws and regulations

  • Criminal Code of Canada

  • Employment standards legislation

This course is a requirement for people seeking certification as a National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) or Health and Safety Administrator (HSA).