What are the OH&S / Workers' Comp implications of "Voluntary" events and activities?
Workers are often asked to “volunteer” for certain activities that have some association to employment. The association may be strong (volunteering for overtime) or weak (attending a company picnic) but there are implications for safety and health as well as workers' compensation.
Most volunteering” cases involve a worker working on a special project, putting in overtime to clear a backlog, or participating in a special events like conferences, open houses, or ...
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