Who is responsible for taking every precaution reasonable under the circumstances for the protection of the workers?
The only duty of a supervisor that's included in the Occupational Health and Safety Act is the duty to “take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances” to protect workers. The OHSA requires the employer to appoint a "competent person" as a supervisor.29 Mar 2022
A common formula used to describe risk is: Risk = Threat x Vulnerability x Consequence. This should not be taken literally as a mathematical formula, but rather a model to demonstrate a concept.28 Mar 2017