A safe working environment is important for everyone. The Kenora Catholic District School Board is committed to fostering healthy and safe learning and working environments through practices, procedures and monitoring.
It is important that the Board comply with relevant federal, provincial and municipal health and safety legislation and by-laws.
Safety is the responsibility of everyone. Employees of the Kenora Catholic District School Board are responsible for working safely by ensuring they are familiar with the board's Health and Safety procedures and having a safety conscious attitude.
it is critical that the Board' practice and the learning environment complies with relevant federal, provincial and municipal health and safety legislation and by-laws as well as Health and Safety procedures of the board.
The Board has developed health and safety administrative procedures to ensure safe and healthy working conditions for all employees:
Section 600 Health and Safety Procedures for the Board
There are a number of resources available for school boards, principals and teachers to help support a safe working environment:
Occupational Health and Safety Act
Ministry of Education Workplace Safety
Ministry of Labour
Ministry of Labour - Health and Safety
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
Health and Safety Ontario
The Northwestern Health Unit