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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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New Year’s Resolutions for Workplace Safety in 2020

Are you gearing up for your safest year yet in 2020? Workplace health & safety planning for the coming New Year should start with a message that emphasizes safe operations

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Workplace Safety & Accident Prevention: The Best Organizations Are Proactive

  "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."                      -  Ben Franklin That adage certainly applies to accident

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How to Choose the Right Scissor Lift Safety Training Program for Safe Working at Heights

A significant number of construction jobs and basic maintenance projects involve working at heights. That's why proper training is essential in keeping workers safe when working at elevated height. Over

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5 Important Steps to an Effective Safety Audit

An effective Safety audit is one that has be proven to ensure that the business has a safety program in place to reduce incidents and mitigate safety risk to their

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Falling from Height: Tips to Prevent Accidents at Your Job Site or Workplace

A fall from height is one of the most serious safety concerns facing construction sites and many other workplaces. Prevention of falls from height in construction and other businesses is

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Six Steps to Ensuring Forklift Safety

If your operations include forklifts, your need for safety precautions is intensified. Here are six steps to help ensure safe forklift operations in your workplace or job site. The Need

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What is a Due Diligence Program

Doing due diligence is, at its core, doing the right thing. For organizations, workplaces and job sites, due diligence for safety means exercising caution and precaution. Let's look at the

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Top 5 Safety Mistakes When Working at Heights

Working at heights remains a significant factor in job related injuries.  Worker falls from ladders and poorly secured rooftops remain a major cause of major injuries. When it comes to

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What it Takes to Get a Health & Safety Certificate

When it comes to health and safety in the workplace, integral contributions are made by the Health & Safety Committee as well as Health & Safety Officers. Certification is a

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Five Essential Steps for Material Handling Safety

Is materials handling a safety concern in your organization? Surprisingly, it's a source of safety issues in many companies and workplaces. Let's find out why that's the case - and

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No Smoking Includes Vape: Reminding Employees Not to Use E-Cigarettes at Work

Vaping has been in the news a lot lately. While smoking e-cigarettes is legal and largely unregulated in Canada, there are significant health factors associated with vapes. When it comes

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Canadian Cannabis Laws: Emphasizing the Importance of Employees Not Getting High At or Before Work

Are your employees getting high? If they're doing so on their own time, in the comfort & safety of their homes or elsewhere, it could be perfectly fine and legal