Integrated Accessibility Standards Policy - Compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005
2 November 2023
1.0 PURPOSE 1.1 This Policy is to govern how ICES services are provided with respect to the Integrated Accessibility Standards Ontario Regulation 191/11, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and the Ontario Human Rights Code as it pertains to persons with disabilities. [...] ICES is committed to training all employees, faculty and students on Ontario’s accessibility laws, including the AODA and aspects of the Ontario Human Rights Code that relate to persons with disabilities. [...] Where the employee requires assistance, and following receipt of consent of the employee, ICES will provide the workplace emergency response information and accommodation support needs to the person designated by ICES to provide assistance to the employee in the event of a workplace emergency. [...] The return-to-work process outlines the steps ICES will take to facilitate the return to work and will include documented individual accommodation plans as part of the process. [...] 6.3 Once new Policies and Standards are published to the ICES Intranet, they are communicated to ICES Employees in ICES OnTap, the weekly email with the organization’s internal updates.