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6 Important Safety Tips for Small Businesses

  Typically, a small business wouldn’t be staffed with a full-time safety manager or officer. Yet it does not automatically…

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Essentials for New Employee Safety Training & Orientation

Business has been great, and you need to hire additional people to keep up with the volume. You already have…

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Safety Myths & Facts: Making Your Workplace Safer

Most anyone would agree that an effective safety program is something all businesses should strive for, regardless of size, location,…

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Safety Training on a Small Budget

One of your biggest obligations as an employer or business owner is to give your employees a safe working environment….

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Lockout/Tag-Out: High Energy Machine Lockout Basics

Is your workplace using proper Lockout procedures? Are you familiar with Lockout / Tag-out? In an industrial setting, many of…

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The Importance of Health and Safety Committees in the Workplace

“Why would a company invest the resources, time, and money to create a workplace Health and Safety Committee?” That’s a…

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How To React To A Significant Workplace Injury

  Though most workplace accidents can be prevented, the reality is that accidents can and do happen in the workplace….

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7 Tips For Working On Or Around Boom Lifts

Boom lifts, part of the Aerial Elevated Work Platform (AEWP) category, are extremely helpful in gaining access to hard-to-reach places…

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Different Types of PPE & Why They Are Important

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is an essential component of any safe workplace. Without proper PPE, you and your employees are…

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Safety Tips for Working with Compressed Gas

Compressed gas cylinders are a common item in many workplaces, from shops to laboratories and hospitals to restaurants and much…

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Essential First Aid Tips in the Workplace

Making the workplace a safe environment is one of the top priorities of companies & organizations across Canada. Yet, despite…

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Tips for Working Safely in Cold Weather

It’s wintertime again. Along with the sub-freezing temperatures come the frequent strong wind and the damp air that can bring…

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Are You Using Drones to Evaluate & Improve Safety Conditions at Your Work Site?

Drones are currently used in a wide variety of businesses and government agencies, not just the military anymore. Drones are proving to be a highly effective tool to avoid the

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Why It’s Important to Ensure that Personal Protective Equipment Fits Comfortably

Personal protective equipment, also known as “PPE”, is equipment worn to keep workers safe while on the job. Job sites where exposure to a number of potential hazard risks may be

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5 Essential Tips for Having Proper Fire-Prevention Equipment

The risk of fire is just one of the many concerns you have for both your business and your home. If a fire does start, it is critical to have

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Working at Heights: Safety Awareness & Prevention

If you are an employer, construction supervisor, or worker required to perform a job task at an elevated height, you know that safety protection is an everyday practice. Protection and

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Luck Is What Happens When Opportunity Meets Preparedness

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” This adage, which has been said by many and has a few variations to it, is really a gem in the safety

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The ROI of Investing in Safety Training

What's your organization's safety worth to your bottom line? If you're committed to the safety of your workers and your community, you probably already know the value of a safety

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The Difference Between Managing Safety and Being a Safety Leader

  An organization needs leadership to drive great performance in all areas. Leaders are critically necessary to help define safety goals, develop implementation procedures, and ensure compliance for the company’s

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Fire Safety Awareness – Full Participation Required!

Fire poses a tremendous safety risk for any business, workplace or organization - one of the biggest safety issues we see, in fact, yet one that is sometimes overlooked or

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How to Prevent Fraudulent Training Certificates from Appearing at your Work Site

Your work site operation depends on safe and efficient performance by the many qualified employees on site. The vast majority of your employees are appropriately certified to perform the jobs

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How Does a Good Safety Record Help Your Business?

Your business needs a safe and healthy workplace so that employees can not only survive but thrive and work to their full potential. A good safety record demonstrates the success

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How Often Should You Update / Refresh Your Workplace Training?

  Workplace Safety Training requires continual monitoring and maintenance to stay current and effective. A safe work environment requires a commitment by leadership and the responsible participation of all staff.

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Prevention vs. Reaction: The Foundation of Safety Training

Prevention, as opposed to reaction, is the cornerstone of safety awareness & training. While it may seem like basics, we can't underscore enough the need to be proactive when it