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Chapter 12 safety and health: safety and health accident are both numerous and costly to employers, managers must ensure a work environment that protects employees from physical hazards, unhealthy conditions, unsafe acts of other personnel. Duties and responsibilities: duty of every employer is to take every reasonable precaution to ensure employee safety. Duties of employers: must inform employees about safety/health requirements. Keep records, compile an annual summary of work-related injuries/illnesses. Ensure that their supervisors are familiar with the work and its associated hazards. Required to report to the workers" compensation board all accidents that cause injuries and disease. Required to prove due diligence stabling a comprehensive occupational health and safety management system, provide supervision, training and instruction. Employees are required to comply with all acts and regulations. Duties of workers: must report hazardous conditions or defective equipment, have a right to refuse unsafe work without fear of reprisal.

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