Optimize and Reboot Your Workplace Safety

Sun safety at work: some precautions
The Canadian Cancer Society reports that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and that more than 80,000 new cases are diagnosed in Canada every year. Although most patients who are diagnosed with the disease are more than fifty years old, e [more]
Stricter rules protect workers in confined spaces
Bell Canada has been ordered to update its policies and procedures regarding workers entering confined spaces. Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union, says it is pleased with an appeals officer’s decision to uphold a previous ruling agains [more]
Positive signs of increased workplace safety in Ontario
In two separate incidents this week, two men working on residential construction sites lost their lives, one in the collapse of the house he was working in, the other in the collapse of a trench he was helping to dig. One of the men was just nineteen [more]
Simple hand hygiene cuts chances of flu and other illness
Cold and flu season is almost upon us. Soon, some in your office or workplace may begin to call in sick or start to cough and wheeze. It may seem that eventually coming down with something is an inevitability. Luckily, this is not the case, and docto [more]
Managing mercury spills
Mercury is a unique, naturally occurring metal that is liquid at room temperature and can vaporize into the air, conduct electricity, and combine with other metals to form amalgams. Although it has many important industrial and commercial uses, it ha [more]
Sun safety at work: some precautions
The Canadian Cancer Society reports that skin cancer is the most common type of cancer, and that mor [More]
Labour ministers to promote psychological health, safety
Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial ministers of labour held their annual meeting today t [more]
PPE only barrier between Ebola, health workers
The current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa has provided the world with some gr [more]
Stricter rules protect workers in confined spaces
Bell Canada has been ordered to update its policies and procedures regarding workers entering confin [more]

icon-1Laws & Regulations

Occupational safety and health can be important for moral, legal, and financial reasons. All organisations have a duty of care to ensure that employees and any other person who may be affected by the companies undertaking remain safe.

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icon-2Hidden Dangers

Do you know of any workplace that is totally safe? Hazards exist in just about every vocation there is. Most of these hazards are easy to control. Have you noticed any of these at your place of work?

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icon-3Preventable Accidents

If you’ve been injured at work, you’re not alone. Workplace injuries are all too commonplace, and they affect people in all lines of work, of all ages and of all ethnic and economic backgrounds. Are all accidents are preventable?

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Top Five About Workplace Safety
5 Safety tips for warehouse workers
Warehouses provide jobs for thousands of workers across Canada. Due to the wide range of activities undertaken in a warehouse, however, there is a correspondingly wide range of hazards that warehouse workers may facc. These hazards include moving vehicles and forklifts, electrical hazards, the risk of tripping or falling, repetitive motion injuries or injuries associated with lifting heavy objects [more ]

safety-logos-footerSafety Reboot is dedicated to keeping Canadian workplaces safe through a news and education approach to occupational worker safety. We focus on prevention, training, latest techniques, equipment and behavioural education to help you optimize your workplace safety.

Hidden Dangers
Noise: the invisible work hazard
The Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection Bureau (Acoustics) reports that each year, about 9,000 Canadian workers suffer from hearing impairment or ringing/buzzing in the ears due to excessive ex [more]
Sneaky workplace dangers
For those tasked with protecting the health and safety of organizational workers, many dangers are quite obvious, but there are many equally dangerous factors that can go unnoticed and unremedied. Phy [more]
Include OTC drugs in prevention education
Believe it or not, many over-the-counter medications that are taken by millions of workers every day can exacerbate or even cause workplace related injuries and death. It is important to be aware of t [more]
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