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Regulations For Fall Prevention To Keep You Safe

Fall Prevention Month was this month but it is always good to review safety precautions for working at heights and fall prevention. Working at heights can be one of the most dangerous environments to work in. Safety regulations are put in place and heavily enforced by the Ministry of Labour to ensure you avoid serious […]

Working At Heights Safety Training FAQ

Working at heights provides some of the biggest risks for workplace injuries when best practices are not followed. It is vital to protect workplace accidents by ensuring everyone on the worksite is properly trained and adhering to Ontario’s working at heights regulations. We have compiled some of the more common questions here. What is a […]

Workplace Safety Audits & Why You Should Do Your Own

Workplace safety audits and inspections are incredibly beneficial and essential for maintaining a safe workplace, especially when they are done by diligent managers. Conducting your own regular inspections will help protect your workers while preparing you for the inevitable visit from the Ministry of Labour, who can show up at any time to ensure you […]

WHMIS 2015/GHS Symbols & Their Meanings

By December 1st all workplaces will need to ensure their hazard labelling are in accordance with WHMIS 2015/GHS. This is made in effort to bring consistency between labelling systems across the world. Canada’s Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has had some changes to align with the goals of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification […]

In Every Work Place, Safety Should Be Priority

Maintaining a safe and healthy environment at work is a top priority for many workplaces which rely on the hard work of both employees and management. When safety procedures and policies are operating effectively, and everyone is working together to minimize risk, the number of incidents in the workplace is greatly reduced. One of the fundamental […]

Staying Safe By Recognizing Hidden Work Hazards

Knowledge is power and in the office or work environment, there are a lot of accidents, incidents and health risks that you can avoid when you know what to look for or what to avoid when it comes to hazards. Our goal in this article is to simply point out some of the simple things […]

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 […]