Standards for Canadian organizations

2020 Edition

Administrative and Service Environment (CA-ASE) 1: Promotion of Health and Safety

In its daily operations, the organization ensures:
  1. the health and safety of its personnel and the individuals and families it serves; and
  2. that its administrative and service environments are respectful and promote the dignity of personnel.
2020 Edition

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Purpose

The organization’s administrative and service environments are respectful, safe, and accessible and contribute to organizational effectiveness.
Note: Please see the Facility Observation Checklist for additional guidance on this standard.
1
The organization's practices reflect full implementation of the standard. The organization is proactive about health and safety.
2
Practices are basically sound but there is room for improvement.
3
Practice requires significant improvement; e.g.,
  • Service quality or organizational functioning may be compromised and staff and/or stakeholders may be at risk.
4
Implementation of the standard is minimal or there is no evidence of implementation at all: e.g.,
  • Staff or stakeholders are at risk due to serious health or safety concerns that remain unaddressed.
Self-Study EvidenceOn-Site EvidenceOn-Site Activities
No Self-Study Evidence
No On-Site Evidence
  • Interviews may include:
    1. Program director
    2. Relevant personnel
    3. Persons served
  •  Observe facility