|Industrial Hygiene/Chemical Hygiene Management ProgramsTue Nov 24th, 2009
A chemical hygiene plan should be developed and implemented in any workplace where hazardous materials are present. This plan should provide guidance regarding the safe handling and use of these materials. Below is a list of …
|Ontario’s Draft Regulation “Toxics Reduction Act”Fri Oct 30th, 2009
Ontario is looking at introducing new legislation aimed to reduce toxic substances in the air, land, water and consumer products while fostering the green economy. The Toxics Reduction Act is a cornerstone of Ontario’s Toxics Reduction Strategy…
|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…
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The best method for protecting workers from inadvertent release of energy is through the Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) of energy sources. Participants learn about the legal requirements and best practices associated with identifying energy sources and implementing LOTO procedures. Ensure your workers are aware of how to work safely around machines, equipment and processes at your workplace.
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?