Workplace Manuals and Policies

Get downloadable workplace manuals and policies to keep your workers informed and your workplace safe. Make sure your employees know and understand the rules.

  • Customizable OHS policy statements on health, safety, and housekeeping topics.
  • Training sessions which can be delivered in 15 minutes to your staff.
  • Well-written, fair and reasonable policies for performance standards, on-the-job conduct, use of equipment, accident prevention, vacation and leave, and employer expectations.
  • All documents are prepared by industry experts in the workplace health and safety field.
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Accident and Incident Reporting Policy

Set out your company's policy and procedure for reporting workplace accidents and incidents in this downloadable and customizable Policy Statement template.

  • The Policy must be followed by all employees, contractors and visitors to the company's premises and all who use company equipment or vehicles.
  • Procedures for reporting all accidents, incidents and injuries are described in detail.
  • Company management and safety officers will conduct an investigation, rec.....

AIDS and HIV Company Policy Statement

Develop an AIDS and HIV Policy for your company with this downloadable template form.

The purpose of the Policy is to provide information, support and resources to all employees, in order to encourage understanding for those affected with an AIDS-related condition and to dispel anxieties based on misinformation and fear.

The Policy addresses the company's stance on a number of issues, such as:
  • discrimination,
  • testing by consent only,
  • confiden.....

Canada WHMIS Guide

Do your employees know how to handle hazardous chemicals? Keep them safe. Provide them each with a copy of this Canada Guide to Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS).

WHMIS is a system designed to ensure that Canadian workers are informed and prepared in order to work safely with hazardous materials in the workplace. This guide includes a number of topics including:
  • 7 Rules of Chemical Safety,
  • the short-term and long-term harmful effects of chemi.....

Cell Phone Use, Messaging and Texting Policy Statement

Employers, establish a clear policy regarding employee use of cell phones, instant messaging and texting with this Policy Statement template.

The Policy Statement addresses:
  • employee use of company phones for personal reasons,
  • personal use of cell phones during work hours,
  • limitations on use of communications devices in company-owned vehicles, and in an employee's personal vehicle,
  • instant messaging and texting.
This Cell Phone Use, .....

Chiropractic Office Safety Plan Policy

Create an office Safety Plan Policy and Incident Occurrence Report with this downloadable template for a chiropractic clinic. This template includes:

  • the procedure for appointing safety officers,
  • maintenance of required health and safety certification,
  • emergency evacuation procedures,
  • emergency equipment,
  • incident reporting, and a sample Incident Occurrence Report Form.

This Chiropractic Office Safety.....


Compressed Gas Safety Policy

If your workplace uses compressed gas, your workers must be trained in its use and handling. This Compressed Gas Safety Policy contains information on:

  • proper procedures for safe handling, use and storage of compressed gas cylinders,
  • how to check for leaks and what to do if a leak is detected or suspected,
  • emergency procedures,
  • safe practices for manifolds and piped systems,
  • safe practices for flammable gas systems,
  • a list of c.....

Confidential Information Policy for IT Company

IT companies, create a Confidential Information Policy for your employees and contractors with this easy-to-use template form.

  • The Policy sets out the company's rules and restrictions on access to and use of its confidential information.
  • The Policy extends to all confidential and sensitive data, trade secrets, and developments.
  • The Policy also extends to any confidential information supplied by third parties and used by the company in its operations.
  • .....

Electronic Communications Workplace Policy

Write an office policy covering how your employees use your communications networks with this easy-to-use template which includes:

  • Use of internet and email by employees during working hours.
  • The employer has a right to monitor an employee's email and internet usage on company-owned equipment.
  • Types of disciplinary action resulting from violations of the Policy, which may include termination of employment.
  • Good practice guidelines to be followed by.....

Emergency Drills Training Manual (Seagoing Vessel)

Prepare an Emergency Drills and Training Procedures Manual for a seagoing vessel with this downloadable template which includes:

  • objectives of the training program;
  • emergency instructions;
  • muster list and station bill procedures;
  • abandon ship drills and procedure in case of emergency;
  • list of vessel emergency signals;
  • fire drills and training;
  • fire prevention rules;
  • man overboard drills, training and .....

Emergency Planning: Communication in a Crisis

Learn to keep the communications flowing in critical moments with this 3-page guide entitled Emergency Planning: Communication in a Crisis.

Properly handled communications during and after an emergency in your business is crucial to maintaining and even enhancing the company's reputation, and is an essential component of an emergency management plan. This article provides guidelines on how to develop your own corporate emergency communications plan.

'Emergency Planning: Communica.....