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Ensuring Your Workplace Is WHMIS 2015 Compliant

Across Canada, all employers must move on from WHMIS 1988 and transition to WHMIS 2015 by December 1, 2018. The manufacturer deadline was June 1, 2017, and for distributors June 1, 2018. The changes will affect more than just those buying and selling product, but the workers who use and come into contact with them […]

6 Tips To Prevent Falling From Heights

Some of the most fatal incidents and most common in the workplace happen when people neglect safety when working at heights. This line of work requires diligent preparation and protection in terms of safety procedures. You need to prevent fall injury by implementing the correct safety procedures and ensuring employees are properly trained. We’re going […]

Things Employers and Employees Can Do To Promote Workplace Safety

Safety is a very important issue, especially when it comes to the workplace. When employees are getting sick or injured at work, it can be difficult for both workers and employers to deal with. This can be very detrimental to the company with reduced production and added workloads for the remaining employees. That’s why it’s […]

Safety Tips For Dealing With A Power Outage In The Workplace

Power outages can be a bit startling, especially when you’re not in the comfort of your home and in a potentially hazardous work environment. The outages can be rather inconvenient and can result in less work being completed and could bring a sense of panic to the worksite. Outages can strike at unexpected times and […]

Five Tips For Forklift Safety

Forklifts, also called lift trucks, are essential to many different industries and businesses. From retail to construction, forklifts are one of the most common machines to find in the workplace. But just because they are common does not mean they are simple. Forklift safety is important as the dangers posed by negligent or poor operation […]

Some Recommended Designs For Hazard Reductions At Work

More often than not, the way you design an area can have great effect on the hazards present in the workplace and on the prevention of incidents. It is quite important to focus on safety designs and before beginning work in a new space, a hazard analysis should be done. Here are four methods known […]

The Safety DO’S and DON’TS of Working At Heights

Working at heights means that an individual is working in a place that requires necessary precautions to prevent them from falling at a distance, resulting in serious injury. Did you know injuries from working at heights is one of the most prominent causes of major work related injuries and fatalities? Falls from ladders, scaffolding, and […]

Staying Safe When Working With Natural & Compressed Gases

Natural gas is considered to be one of the safest and cleanest of all the fossil fuels for heating homes or powering machinery, but that does not mean it is free of any risk. Fortunately, there are many ways to prevent injury or accident. While not inherently toxic, a natural gas leak can reduce the […]

The Best Safety Tips For Confined Space Entry  

Confined spaces are not areas that you want to be in if you are not a trained professional. According to the Ontario Ministry of Labour, a confined space as a “fully or partially enclosed space” defined by two characteristics: The space is not designed or constructed for continuous human occupancy Atmospheric hazards may be present […]

6 Tips For Safe Construction Propane Handling

When regulations are followed and safe handling is enforced, propane can be one of the safest forms of fuel to have in your worksite compared to gasoline, diesel or natural gases. That being said, propane is a highly flammable fuel which has the potential for its container to fail, risking an explosion. Proper storage and […]