Risk Prevention and Management (CA-RPM) 1: Legal and Regulatory Compliance
The organization has a process for annually reviewing compliance with applicable federal, provincial, and local laws, codes, and regulations including those related to:
facilities and licensure;
health and safety;
In regards to element (a), organizations that rent facilities should obtain relevant documentation from their landlord. If the organization cannot obtain access to the required documentation from their landlord or from relevant public or private health and safety authorities, the organization may also solicit a recognized expert to verify compliance with applicable laws and safety codes.
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Comprehensive, systematic, and effective risk prevention and management practices sustain the organization's ability to positively impact the communities and people it serves by reducing its risk, loss, and liability exposure.
Examples: In regards to element (a), examples of relevant regulations and codes can include:
certification of occupancy requirements;
zoning and building codes;
occupational safety and health administration codes;
health, sanitation, and fire codes; and
In regards to element (c), relevant requirements can include universal precautions for minimizing exposure to contagious and infectious disease; and storage, cleaning, and disposal of medical waste.
In regards to element (e), it is recommended practice to conduct an annual review of human resource practices to ensure compliance with applicable employment and labor laws.The Human Resource Management field refers to this annual review as an annual "audit." Examples of human resource laws and regulations include:
use of independent contractors;
use of contingent workers such as temporary employees, volunteers, and leased workers;
laws governing fair employment practices, including non-discrimination and harassment;