Accessibility Standards Policy


This policy applies to all Gin-Cor Industries Limited staff who provide goods and services to persons with disabilities in a way that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equal opportunity, whether they do so as employees, volunteers, agents (Service Providers), contractors or otherwise. 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


Access to Goods and Services

Please note that unfortunately our office, washrooms and seminar rooms are not wheelchair accessible at this time.
It is however our policy to do our best to provide our services to disabled customers by:


Use of Assistive Devices

It is Gin-Cor’s policy that people with disabilities may use their own assistive devices to access Gin-Cor’s goods and services.

Use of Support Animals

It is Gin-Cor’s policy to allow service animals on the premises and in all situations where a disabled customer requires the service animal to access Gin-Cor’s goods and services.

Use of Support Persons

Gin-Cor will welcome people with disabilities who are accompanied by a support person. Any person with a disability who is accompanied by a support person will be allowed to enter Gin-Cor’s premises with his or her support person.

Notice of Temporary Disruptions in Services and Facilities

If there is a temporary notice of disruption to the public it will be posted in a conspicuous place.


Gin-Cor will train all of the employees, volunteers and agents and others that deal with the public or third parties.


Gin-Cor will accept feedback from anyone who has any concerns about the Accessibility Program. Feedback may be submitted in writing, by e-mail or by telephone to Human Resources. Please direct your feedback to or call 705-744-5543.

Availability of Accessible Documents & Communication Supports

All documents relating to the Customer Service Standard of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is posted on the Gin-Cor’s website in an accessible format. It will be made available upon request in an alternate accessible format or support reasonably accommodating Disabilities. You may make a request in writing, by e-mail or by telephone. Please address your request to or call 705-744-5543. We will consult the person making the request for an accessible format or communication supports when determining the suitability of the format or support.

Gin-Cor will maintain a Multi-Year Accessibility Plan to help prevent and remove barriers from our workplace. It will be updated at least once every 5 years.

Gin-Cor will make all websites and content conform WCAG 2.0 Level AA by January, 2021.



Gin-Cor is committed to fair and accessible employment practices; however we are not wheelchair accessible. We will advise the public and employees about the availability of accommodation for applicants with disabilities.

Interviewing and Assessment

Gin-Cor will notify job applicants, when they are individually selected to participate further in an assessment and selection process that accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.

If a selected applicant requests an accommodation, the employer shall consult with the applicant and provide or arrange for the provision of a suitable accommodation that takes into account the applicant’s disability related needs.

Notifying Successful Applicants

Gin-Cor when making offers of employment will notify successful applicants of our policies for accommodating employees with disabilities.

Informing Employees of Supports

Gin-Cor will notify all employees of policies and any changes or updates to the policies for supporting employees with disabilities, including our policies regarding the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee’s accessibility needs due to disability. This information will be provided to new employees as soon as possible after they commence employment.

Accessible Formats and Communication Supports for Employees

When an employee at Gin-Cor with a disability requests we will consult with the employee to provide or arrange for the provision of accessible formats and communication supports that the employee needs to perform the employees job, as well as information that is generally available to employees in the workplace.

When determining the suitability of the accessible format and communication supports, Gin-Cor will speak with the employee making the request.

Workplace Emergency Response Information

Gin-Cor will provide an individualized workplace emergency response information to employees with disabilities where the disability is such that individualized information is necessary and Gin-Cor is aware of the need for accommodation.
Where a Gin-Cor employee who receives individualized workplace emergency response information requires assistance, Gin-Cor will designate a person to provide assistance and with the employee’s consent, Gin-Cor will provide the workplace emergency response information to this person.

Gin-Cor will provide workplace emergency response information as soon as possible after learning of the need for accommodation due to the employee’s disability.

Gin-Cor will review the individualized workplace emergency response information,

Documented Individual Accommodation Plans

Gin-Cor will have in place a written process for the development of documented individual accommodation plans for employees with disabilities.

Gin-Cor’s documented individual accommodation plan will include the following;

Gin-Cor Individual accommodation plans may also include;

Return to Work Process

Gin-Cor will develop and maintain a documented return to work process for its employees who have been away from work due to a disability and who require disability related accommodation in order to return to work.

The return to work process will outline the steps that Gin-Cor will take to facilitate the return to work and will include documented individual accommodation plans.

Performance Management, Career Development and Advancement

Gin-Cor, when conducting performance management or providing career development and advancement to employees will take into account the accessibility needs of employees with disabilities as well as individual accommodation plans.