Canadian Labour Congress produces guide for investigating corporate negligence at work

Death & Injury at Work: A Criminal Code Offence. This guide is for investigating corporate criminal negligence in the workplace. The guide was written by two University of Ottawa law students based on research and advice from police officers, prosecutors, lawyers and worker health and safety representatives.

The guide answers several questions concerning investigating corporate negligence including:

 

•What is the role of the police in enforcing the corporate criminal negligence amendments?

•How does an investigation under the corporate criminal negligence amendments take place?

•Can police rely on an OHS regulatory investigation to gain access evidence?