HR – Recent Legislation Compliance Requirements DENTIST VERSION

Presented by: Jacqueline Hammond and Dr. Robert Carroll

RCDSO Expiry Date: December 14, 2021

To qualify as a Core Category 1 course, the course certificate must be issued no later than this date.

RCDSO CE Points: 6 CORE Category 1 , Category 1

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  • Jacqueline Hammond

    Jacqueline Hammond, CHRE and Principal of TPA HR Solutions, has more than twenty-five years of national and international human resources and management consulting experience. Jacq assists her clients with developing practical solutions to human resources concerns, particularly in the areas of organizational and operational effectiveness, recruitment, policy development, job evaluation, legislative compliance, and outplacement.

    Jacq’s expertise spans a variety of business sectors, organizational sizes and diversities, including not-for-profit, government and professional services firms. Jacq started her career with the Bank of Montreal where she moved into progressively more responsible positions during her 11 year tenure. After being the Director of Human Resources for two of Toronto’s most prestigious law firms, she moved to Victoria, British Columbia to assume the role of Vice President of Human Resources for the 1994 Commonwealth Games. Upon her return to Toronto she worked with two well known accounting firms and later assumed the role of Chief Human Resources Officer with the Ontario Securities Commission. In 2005 she moved to Macau to set up Cirque du Soleil’s Asia operations and in 2007 she assumed the role of the Global Corporate Director of Human Resources for DP World in Dubai. Since returning to Canada in 2009 Jacq has provided HR consulting to a wide variety of clients in Toronto, the Golden Horseshoe, and Victoria, B.C. She is a Certified Human Resources Professional (1994), Certified Mediator & Negotiator and a Certified Harassment Investigator.

    Jacq has served as a volunteer and board member for various not-for-profit organizations such as the Canadian Liver Foundation, the Aids Committee of Toronto, Gems of Hope, CNIB, Street Kids Association, Habitat for Humanity and Hospice Niagara.

    Academic achievements, memberships and professional designations.

    • Diploma, Mediation & Negotiation – University of Windsor, 2004
    • Diploma, Strategic Management – York University, 2002
    • Certified Human Rights Investigator – University of Victoria, 1996
    • Member, Certified Human Resources Executive (CHRE)

  • Dr. Robert Carroll

    Assistant Dean
    Continuing Dental Education and Professional Relations
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto

    Prior to his appointment as Assistant Dean, Dr. Carroll managed the Professional Practice Department of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario and was in private practice for 28 years. While in private practice Dr. Carroll was Chief of Dentistry at Soldiers Memorial Hospital and was responsible for the emergency dental service of that hospital.

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE CAN NO LONGER BE TAKEN FOR CE POINTS. This course is available now for review by registered users to reprint their Certificates if needed. It has expired and can no longer be taken to achieve CE points or certificates.
All businesses in Ontario must comply with Ministry of Labour and Occupational Health & Safety legislation. More often than not small businesses, such as dental or medical offices are unaware of what they need to know and what they need to do to become compliant. By doing so they can avoid Human Rights complaints, Ministry of Labour investigations and ensure the safety of their patients and their employees. This year the Ministry of Labour hired an additional 175 Compliance Officers to ensure small businesses no longer fly under their radar.

In these courses you will learn AODA & IASR, Anti-Harassment, WHMIS, and Worker and Supervisor Safety Awareness legislation is all about and what the legislation requires you to do.

By the end of these 4 modules you will be able to:

  • Ensure you are knowledgeable about the various legislations
  • Provide the required training to your employees
  • Prepared and posted your policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate to the Ministry that you are fully compliant

Note regarding course completion: Following each video presentation, you will taken to a page with downloadable and linked resources. Please be sure to review the resources provided, as they will support the development of appropriate policies for your dental office and are required reading to successfully complete the module assessments. Following review, press Mark Complete to continue to the next video presentation.

Part 1 — AODA and IASR – Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities and Integrated Standards

Requirements under this legislation are explained as are your responsibilities as a business and an employer.

Part 2 – Anti-Harassment

The history behind this legislation is explained, along with the definitions of all the various forms of harassment can take and your responsibility as an employer to ensure a harassment-free environment.

Part 3 – WHMIS – Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems

What is important to know and to understand as it pertains to Hazardous Materials in a dental office, including training requirements and documentation required to ensure safe handling of hazardous materials.

Part 4 – Worker Safety Awareness and Supervisor Safety Awareness

In this combined module, you will learn how safety awareness can reduce accidents on your premises, along with what you as an owner, your staff as workers, and your office manager’s roles and responsibilities are.