Respect in the Workplace Policy

The Lifesaving Society is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment in compliance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, and free of harassment and violence in compliance with the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act.

The Lifesaving Society has an obligation to ensure that the work environment is free from discrimination, harassment and violence from both internal and external parties.

This Policy, including the responsibilities and procedures described, provides an overview of the Lifesaving Society’s expectations regarding respect in the workplace and of the procedure to be followed should incidents of misconduct, violence and/or harassment arise.

It is a violation of this Policy for employees, volunteers and/or anyone representing the Lifesaving Society, either on a paid or volunteer basis, to engage in workplace misconduct, discrimination, harassment or violence when dealing with members of Board and Council, employees, volunteers, award holders, other members of the public, or with others with whom they have professional dealings, such as suppliers or service providers.

View or download the entire Respect in the Workplace Policy.