Optimize and Reboot Your Workplace Safety

Investigating workplace accidents
Accident investigation is a vital part of promoting safety in the workplace. Together with reporting and record keeping, accident investigation is indispensable in any occupational health and safety program. It helps identify safety hazards and enabl [more]
Staying safe in the “cone zone”
A paving company employee was struck and killed when a car passing the work zone was involved in an accident. Vehicle versus pedestrian accidents are the cause of more than half of all fatal roadside work-related accidents. These workers are not all [more]
Aerial ladder failure precautions
Three firefighters were hurt during training exercises recently in Gainesville, Georgia when the aerial ladder they were on suddenly began retracting. The men were in a virtual free-fall for more than six metres before the bucket they were riding in [more]
Healthy eating in the workplace
Some people spend most of their waking hours at work. Whether they like it or not, this can affect their eating habits because it limits their choices as to the amount and type of food they can eat, as well as the time when they can have their meals. [more]
ATV safety on the job
 Many of the 10 million or so all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) in North America are used by workers on the job. Law enforcement, farm and oilfield workers, and many others rely on these reliable work horses to get the job done each and every day. And alt [more]
Investigating workplace accidents
Accident investigation is a vital part of promoting safety in the workplace. Together with reporting [More]
Healthy eating in the workplace
Some people spend most of their waking hours at work. Whether they like it or not, this can affect t [more]
Staying safe in the “cone zone”
A paving company employee was struck and killed when a car passing the work zone was involved in an [more]
Three Ontario summer safety blitzes to be aware of
Three Ministry of Labour safety blitzes are running simultaneously this summer in Ontario. One targe [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
Beware dust explosions, especially in cold weather
Industrial accident investigations by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board found that seven out of eight fatal combustible dust explosions from 1995 to 2009 occurred during cold weather months, including tw [more]
Making outdoor work safer with wet bulb measurements
Many outdoor jobs can be dangerous, but often one of the more common dangers gets overlooked: exposure to the elements. While we bundle up and worry about cold, we can tend to forget to take hot weath [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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