Optimize and Reboot Your Workplace Safety

Doctors advise care in consuming energy drinks
Coffee has long been a morning ritual for anyone who needs a little pick-me-up before the start of the workday. Whether it is home brewed or ordered at one of the industry giants, coffee and caffeine have long been responsible for getting the weary t [more]
MOL targeting material handling in current safety blitz
The latest Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) safety inspection blitz is currently targeting material handling. Inspectors will be visiting factories and plants and industrial workplaces in the current campaign until October 26. The purpose of this and [more]
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]
MOL targeting material handling in current safety blitz
The latest Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) safety inspection blitz is currently targeting material [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
Higher risk of injury for shift workers
More than a quarter of full-time workers in Canada work shifts, which is anything other than a regular work schedule during daytime. Among these workers aged 19 to 64 are people who are involved in he [more]
Workplace safety more than a physical concern
Reinforcing the psychosocial aspects of workplace safety It is quite easy to think of safety in terms of the physical aspects of the workplace, but a growing body of research shows evidence suggest [more]
Better pesticide protection needed for farm workers
A report that was recently released by Farmworker Justice highlights the hazards of pesticide exposure to farm workers and draws attention to the alarmingly high incidence of pesticide-related illness [more]
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