|Pandemic Planning: Ready or Not?Tue Oct 6th, 2009
Most of North America is being told they should be bracing for a second round of the H1N1 flu virus at pandemic levels. The medical community is generally accepting that we will experience another outbreak of the H1N1 strain of the virus in add…
|CRSP Exam CrammingThu Sep 3rd, 2009
With September upon us, hundreds of safety professionals across Canada will be cramming for their Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) exam. Most cursing that they had not spent more time studying over the summer. Many will have tak…
|Making stats workTue Jul 7th, 2009
Benjamin Disraeli, the former Prime Minister of Great Britain, is famously quoted as stating: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”Although it’s an opinion shared by many, statistics play an important r…
|Bill 168 and youTue Jul 7th, 2009
The McGuinty government in Ontario has introduced new legislation to amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) through Bill 168 to include workplace violence and harassment. All workplaces in Ontario with more than five workers are subject …
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Management H&S Training
There is a growing trend of holding individual management members accountable for health and safety incidents. Provincial safety laws and federal criminal code (Bill C-45) place duties to do everything reasonable for the protection of workers. Do your managers and supervisors understand their legal responsibilities?