AODa Policy

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Policy

 

Statement of Commitment

 

Fresh TV Inc. is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Training

Fresh TV Inc. is committed to training staff and volunteers on Ontario’s accessibility laws and on accessibility aspects of the Ontario Human Rights Code that apply to persons with disabilities.

Information and communications

Fresh TV Inc. 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 services and facilities, as well as publicly available emergency and safety information.

Fresh TV Inc. will consult with people with disabilities to determine their information and communication needs.

We will ensure existing feedback processes are accessible to people with disabilities upon request.

We will make it website and content conform with WCAG 2.0, Level AA by January 1, 2021.

Employment

Fresh TV Inc. is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

We will notify the public and staff that, when requested, we will accommodate disabilities during recruitment and assessment processes and when people are hired.

If needed, we will create an individual accommodation plan and/or workplace emergency information for any employees who have a disability.

Our performance management, career development, redeployment, and return-to-work processes will take into account the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities.

Modifications to this or other policies

Any of our policies that do not respect and promote the dignity and independence of people with disabilities will be modified or removed.

For More Information

For more information on this policy, please contact Max Gorokhovski at mgorokhovski@freshtvinc.com

 

Accessible formats of this document are available free upon request.