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A Worker's Guide

Topics in this guide include why workers need a health and safety law, how workers' compensation helps workers, and who is covered by the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OH&S Act). It looks at the right to know about hazards, the right to participate in a health and safety committee, and the right to refuse unsafe work. It concludes with a list of the general duties of workers and management under the OH&S Act, a glossary, and contact information for community resources.

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This publication was produced jointly by the Toronto Workers' Health & Safety Legal Clinic and Skills for Change.

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