Some General Information About Safety In The Workplace

If you are an employer who has workers that are young (people under the age of 15 especially) and people above the age of 15 through adulthood, then you need to ensure that you have some general information about workplace safety. You should also be aware of this information if you have contractors, subcontractors, volunteers, people who are undergoing training on the job and more.


You need to learn about workplace for the following reasons:

  • You must ensure that have a safe and health work environment, to avoid costly and tragic accidents.


  • You must ensure that you, as an employer take all the practicable steps under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, so that your workers and your visitors remain safe in the workplace.


  • You must ensure that you practice good health and safety management, so that you can have a higher staff retention, which helps you to get more done in the workplace.


You also need to do the flowing things associated with health and safety management:

  • Be aware of your legal responsibilities.
  • Be committed to health and safety at work.
  • Be aware of the way you will implement a safe working environment.
  • Identify, assess and manage hazards within the workplace.
  • Inform, train and supervise your employees on safety and health practices.
  • Ensure that incidents, injuries and illnesses are reported, recorded and investigated.
  • Include your employees in the health and safety improvement process.
  • Ensure that you are planned and prepared for emergencies.
  • Include contractors and subcontractors in your hazard management processes.
  • Assist employees in returning to normal work after they’ve recovered from an injury.



A safe work place is crucial and ensuring that you have the right safety procedures and policies for things such as working at heights, first aid CPR, confined space entry, as well as things like WHMIS-GHS can create a great work environment that is safe and productive. Since Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd.’s founding, their diverse team of certified health and safety professionals have taken great pride in their ability to deliver prompt, cost-effective and relevant workplace health and safety solutions. As a CPO approved, TSSA accredited, and WSIB approved provider, we look forward to discussing how ACT can help with your company’s safety requirements. Contact us today.





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