Optimize and Reboot Your Workplace Safety

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]
Three Ontario summer safety blitzes to be aware of
Three Ministry of Labour safety blitzes are running simultaneously this summer in Ontario. One targets new and young industrial workers in various workplaces; another focuses on preventing falls at construction sites; while a third targets the use of [more]
Working safely during pregnancy
Women in their childbearing years have a significant impact in the workforce. They make a large contribution to the Canadian economy by taking on a wide variety of occupations, from secretaries, nurses and teachers to welders, machine operators, and [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 t [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]
Selecting footwear for roofers
Roofing safety has been in the news lately with a big focus on safety equipment, but little has been [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 ]

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Hidden Dangers
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]
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]
Protecting pilots from occupational radiation
Commercial airplane pilots typically absorb as much radiation as nuclear power plant workers and are consequently classified as "occupational radiation workers" by the FAA in the US. Pilots fly the [more]
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