|Quick Fixes to Reduce Lost Time, CostsWed Jan 14th, 2009
At EKG, we know how hard you work to ensure you’re doing the best job possible when it comes to claims management. But we also know that there are two areas where many of our clients repeatedly have issues: Placement of workers, and employee la…
|With Age Comes Knowledge ... and Increased Risk of InjuryWed Jan 14th, 2009
Canada’s aging workforce has implications extending beyond retirement benefits and pension packages: It also impacts plant productivity and ultimately, company share price.According to Statistics Canada, the “Baby Boom Generation” &…
|Reading Between the Assembly LinesThu Dec 4th, 2008
When I provide employee training on any number of workplace hazards, I can’t help but wonder who in the group is hanging on my every word as if it were a matter of life and death.In some cases, it actually might be.According to the latest stati…
|The Power of PDDsWed Nov 5th, 2008
Physical Demands Descriptions (PDDs) should be a vital component of every company’s Health & Safety and Claims Management programs. Yet all too often, this important ergonomic tool is underutilized, or worse – unemployed altog…
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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?