In short, any employer could be held criminally liable for not providing and employee a safe work environment. Poor indoor air quality or environmental pollution which causes harm to an employee can result in civil as well as criminal prosecution under Bill C-45.
Not providing, ensuring and investigating the status of indoor air quality in a workplace can result in criminal charges against the directors of a corporation, organization as well as sole proprietors and individuals.
Not investigating air quality complaints
employees are now considered
and will expose the employer to be
Reduce your personal and corporate
liability by having regular indoor air
quality testing performed in your work
environment. Regularly investigating
and managing the indoor environment will
reduce the possibility of being found
negligent and thereby reduce your
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