Our national program for hazardous materials began its transition to the international “Globally Harmonized System” which is standardizing a universal system for chemicals. This system is known as WHMIS 2015.Read More
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The long range prairie forecast from the Farmer’s Almanac is predicting cold weather and snow pretty early on this season. If you work outside or even if you spend a decent amount of time outdoors in your commute to work, it’s best to prepare for the season in advance.Read More
Do you have a last minute fencing project at your place before too much snow flies? Maybe you have big plans for next spring/summer and are getting a head start thinking about the details. Click before you…Read More
In the workplace we have 2 main classifications for damage that can come as a result of the job. Are you dealing with a injury or a disease? What’s the difference and where can you draw the line?Read More
We can make an educated guess at what sort of dangers are around us at work through observation but what are the less thought of hazards that some jobs need to consider?Read More
According to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, over 700 Canadian workers per day sustain eye injuries on the job, resulting in lost time and/or temporary or permanent vision loss.Read More
Work can be stressful, this is true across the board and everyone tends to think their industry has it worse than others. First thing we can all do is stop competing for the most stressed out! The competitive way we talk about pressure and stress at work does nothing to help the situation. We can definitely find a more supportive way to talk about work stress.Read More
Here are our suggestions for the best practices for workplace housekeeping AND The big and small incidents they can protect against.Read More
Hydration is important! Especially when you’re working in an industry that requires you to be active.
The summer is coming quickly around the corner and the risks of dehydration are…
Working in freezing weather without the right gear can put you in risk of many health and safety incidents. One of these potential dangers to keep watch for is frostb...Read More