Optimize and Reboot Your Workplace Safety

Avoiding computer-related eye strain
A typical office worker will sit in an uncomfortable chair staring into a computer screen for large portions of the work day. The first concern many have for this employee has to do with his posture and the uncomfortable position he is putting his bo [more]
Airlines, health care workers prepare for Ebola
While there has never been a case of Ebola in Canada, and the risk of Canadians becoming infected remains very low, the Canadian government has a number of systems in place to prevent an outbreak from occurring. In the latest news, it was announced t [more]
Thermal comfort: getting the temperature right at work
Thermal conditions in the office are important not only for employee satisfaction and comfort, but also for increased productivity and well-being. Every worker must be able to wear the normal amount of clothing at work without feeling too warm or too [more]
New effort to give first responders PTSD protection
When people think of those who suffer from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, it is often of a military veteran who had a harrowing experience during active duty or someone who suffered another traumatic life event such as a car accident. However [more]
Slips and falls: the persistent workplace hazard
The good news is that the number of fatal workplace injuries has declined in some places—the US saw a 5 per cent drop last year, according to the Chicago Tribune, citing Bureau of Labor statistics. Most of the deaths that did occur were transportat [more]
Slips and falls: the persistent workplace hazard
The good news is that the number of fatal workplace injuries has declined in some places—the US sa [More]
Labour ministers to promote psychological health, safety
Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial ministers of labour held their annual meeting today t [more]
Airlines, health care workers prepare for Ebola
While there has never been a case of Ebola in Canada, and the risk of Canadians becoming infected re [more]
Thermal comfort: getting the temperature right at work
Thermal conditions in the office are important not only for employee satisfaction and comfort, but a [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 ]

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Hidden Dangers
Standing: a pain in the back (and legs, and feet)
Many occupations that require workers to stay on their feet all day are not considered terribly dangerous, and may not even require special footwear other than slip-resistant soles. That doesn't mean [more]
Stressing about injury at work
More than a quarter of Canadians feel stressed most days of their lives. Stress may result from various areas of one's life, including family, personal relationships, and finances, but according to a [more]
Kitchen work can be dangerous too
An on-the-job accident that resulted in the severing of a seventeen-year-old worker's arm when it was caught in a pasta-making machine at a New York State restaurant left co-workers stunned, and nearl [more]
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