Canada Labour Code – Part II

Understand the requirements of the Canada Labour Code – Part II


The Canada Labour Code is federal legislation that protects the rights of employers and employees, and establishes a framework for the resolution of disputes. The Canada Labour Code comprises three parts: Part I addresses industrial relations, Part II addresses occupational health and safety, and Part III addresses standard hours, wages, vacations, and holidays. This course covers Part II of the Canada Labour Code.

This online Introduction to the Canada Labour Code – Part II course introduces participants to federal health and safety legislation, and explains the health and safety practices and processes that must be followed in order to comply with the Code’s legal requirements. After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of information and terminology in the Canada Labour Code; the general and specific duties of employers; the duties and rights of employees; the roles and responsibilities of policy health and safety committees, work place health and safety committees, and health and safety representatives; and, the responsibilities and powers of health and safety officers as well as enforcement options.


  • Workplaces covered by the Canada Labour Code
  • Definitions used in the Code
  • Employer duties
  • Internal Complaint Resolution Process
  • Right to refuse work
  • Pregnant and nursing employees
  • Policy health and safety committees
  • Work place health and safety committees
  • Health and safety representatives
  • Responsibilities and powers of health and safety officers
  • Enforcement
  • Appeals
  • Offences and punishment

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 30 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.