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Document ID (ISN)67407
CIS number 96-1287
ISSN - Serial title 0840-7355 - Prévention au travail
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Chaumény C.
Title Persuading, supporting, obliging
Original title Convaincre - Soutenir - Contraindre [in French]
Bibliographic information May-July 1996, Vol.9, No.3, p.7-14.
Abstract This article discusses the challenges faced by labour inspectors of CSST (Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail) in the Province of Quebec (Canada) since Jan.1996, when the inspection and safety activities of this organization were defined. There are three main actions open to inspectors under the new system: 1. persuasion (create conditions favourable to the development of a "safety culture" within the enterprise through the interpretation of an action plan (joint labour-management safety procedures, improvement and adaptation of the work station, safety by design, etc.); 2. support: the enterprise is helped directly by calling upon CSST services or by adapting support activities to its OSH needs; 3. obligation: in case of obvious bad will or of imminent danger (this may also be extended to the suppliers of equipment or of dangerous substances).
Descriptors (primary) Canada; plant safety and health organization; labour inspection; Quebec
Descriptors (secondary) round-up; description of technique
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection