WORKER AWARENESS and EMPOWERMENT

Worker awareness and empowerment are two important engagement strategies that can be used to build and strengthen a workplace culture.

Awareness

Description of worker awareness

Empowerment

Empowering workers by allowing them to make autonomous decisions and provide input can help create a high-performing team of confident, creative individuals who make better employees and co-workers.

Culture

Description of workplace culture…

RESOURCES

The following resources were developed to help workers build awareness of their health and safety rights and empower them to take control of situations they may encounter in their workplace.

Although many of these resources were developed with temporary foreign agricultural workers as the focus, the information provided is applicable to all Ontario-based workplaces.

Workers’ Basic Health and Safety Rights – The Videos

September 2022

[VIDEOS]
Available in English and Spanish

Workers’ Basic Health and Safety Rights –The Wallet Cards

[WALLET CARDS]
Available in English, Spanish and Thai
OHCOW’s Migrant Farm Workers Team

Workers’ Basic Health and Safety Rights – The Infographics

[INFOGRAPHICS]
A series of four colourful and informative infographics that contain helpful information for workers who need to exercise their rights for a healthy and safe work environment.

What does ‘Health’ in Health and Safety mean to me?

February 22, 2022

[PODCAST]
Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

You may also be interested in our Workers’ Rights and Responsibilities page.