Glossary of Terms (Unlawful Reprisal)

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This list includes some of the abbreviations you might hear mentioned in occupational health and safety matters, and may see written in Ontario Labour Relations Board case files.

 

Term Description
ADRA Alternate Dispute Resolution
Bill 160 Occupational Health and Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2011
CA Collective Agreement
CLC Canada Labour Code
DivCt Ontario Divisional Court
DSR Designated Substance Regulation
Form A53 Application Under Section 50 of the OHSA
Form A54 Response to Application Under Section 50 of the OHSA
Form C26 Notice of Application
IRS Internal Responsibility System
JHSC Joint Health and Safety Committee
JR Judicial Review
LRA Ontario Labour Relations Act
LRO Labour Relations Officer
LRS Labour Relations Specialist
MOL Ministry of Labour
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet
OEA Office of the Employer Adviser
OEL Occupational Exposure Limit
OHSA Occupational Health and Safety Act
OLRB Ontario Labour Relations Board
OWA Office of the Worker Adviser
OWTL Ontario Workplace Tribunal Library
PPE Personal Protective Equipment
SPPA Statutory Powers Procedure Act
TWHSLC Toronto Workers’ Health and Safety Legal Clinic
VC Vice-Chair of the Ontario Labour Relations Board
WHMIS Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
WSIB Workplace Safety and Insurance Board