Accessibility Compliance Course

Accessibility Compliance Course
In this course we look at the regulations and law governing how a station should manage accessibility.

Course Outline

Overview

  1. Introduction
  2. Legal Obligations towards Persons with Disabilities

The Accessible Canada Act

  1. The Accessible Canada Act
  2. Enforcement of the Accessible Canada Act

The Employment Equity Act

  1. The Employment Equity Act
  2. Legal Framework Quiz

Human Rights Codes

  1. Human Rights Codes Introduction
  2. Example of Human Rights Commission Guidance
  3. Human Rights Codes In Your Province

Accommodating

  1. Duty to accommodate
  2. Who is responsible for making the accommodation happen?
  3. Creating a Policy Regarding Workplace Accommodation
  4. A Fitness to work evaluation
  5. The Duty to Inquire
  6. Medical Information and Privacy
  7. Assess the Workplace

Undue Hardship

  1. Undue Hardship
  2. Quiz - Accomodating and Undue Hardship

Environmental Sensitivities (Scent Free Policy)

  1. Environmental Sensitivities (Scent Free Policy)

Mental Health

  1. Introduction to Mental Health in the workplace
  2. The National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
  3. Substance Dependence
  4. How do you accommodate alcohol or drug dependency?
  5. When urgent action is needed
  6. Cannabis
  7. Quiz - Mental Health

Other Considerations

  1. Harassment
  2. Hiring & Recruitment
  3. Broadcasting Hate Content
  4. Quiz: Other

Additional Resources

  1. Additional Workplace Development Resources

About the Course

In this course we look at the regulations and law governing how a station should manage accessibility. 

This will include human rights legislation, Accessibility Act Canada and more. 

About the Instructors

Luke Smith

Luke Smith, Learning and Development Officer

Barry Rooke

Barry Rooke