|Keys to Accident InvestigationWed Nov 5th, 2008
A child asks “Why?” to which we generally answer “Because”, only to be asked “Because Why?”. Everyone who has young children has been engaged in this exercise - and while it may seem circular at face value,…
|Avoiding Lost Time InjuriesWed Oct 8th, 2008
Many companies use the period of time between lost time injuries as a measure of their Health & Safety track record. This is a good indicator of not only a solid commitment to Health and Safety but also to Early and Safe Return to Work.&nbs…
|Waste Not, Want NotWed Oct 8th, 2008
October 19-25th is Waste Reduction Week in Canada, an awareness week to assist communities, schools or businesses with waste minimization and conservation initiatives. Raising awareness for waste reduction is becoming an increasingly important …
|MOL Health & Safety Strategy, ReduxWed Sep 3rd, 2008
The now famous Ministry of Labour (MOL) goal of reducing workplace injuries by 20% over 4 years has apparently been realized in Ontario. The announcement came in June that the goal has been reached and injury rates from April 1, 2004 to March 31, 200…
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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?