Accessibility Policy OM Canada

Operation Mobilization in CanadaOM Canada is committed to improving accessibility with the principles of dignity, independence, integration, and equal opportunity for people with disabilities. The Ontario Human Rights Code defines disability in Section 10(1). This policy is in compliance with the requirements of the Integrated Accessibility Standards, Ontario Regulation 191/11 set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

Employment 
OM Canada will notify the public and its employees that, when requested, we will accommodate disabilities during recruitment and selection processes and when people are hired. Where needed, accommodation plans will be developed in cooperation with employees with disabilities, while upholding the principles of dignity, independence and integration. We will also provide, as needed, customized workplace emergency information to employees who have a disability. If using performance management, career development, and redeployment processes, we will take into account the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities. 

OM Canada is committed to supporting employees who have been absent from work due to a disability and will work with them to provide appropriate accommodation to return to work. 

Information & Communications 
OM Canada is committed to meeting the communication needs of people with disabilities. When asked, we will provide information and communications materials in accessible formats or with communication supports. This includes publicly available information about our goods, services, and facilities, publicly available emergency information, feedback processes, and information available to all employees or information employees need to do their job. 

Design of Public Spaces 
OM Canada will meet the Accessibility Standards for the Design of Public Spaces when building or making major modifications to public spaces. Some examples of public spaces include: 

  • Accessible off street parking
  • Service-related elements like service counters, and waiting areas 

Any policy, practice or procedure of OM Canada that does not respect and promote the principles of dignity, independence, integration, and equal opportunity for people with disabilities will be modified or removed.