Every 30 seconds, somewhere in the world, a worker dies. The National Day of Mourning, held annually on April 28th was established to remember those lost and strive to prevent workplace deaths, illnesses and injuries. This day was first established in 1991 and has now spread across 80 countries worldwide. In 2012, 306 workers […]
As a business owner, have you taken a close look at the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and figured out what you are responsible for? Health and Safety in the workplace is everyone’s business, and as such you should understand all duties the Ministry of Labour (MOL) expects employers to uphold. OHSA […]
As the MOL does various times a year, and as part of the province’s “Safe at Work Ontario” strategy, Safety Blitzes for 2017/2018 are being planned out and you can find what’s on the agenda by clicking here for more info. Your business may be affected. You need to ensure your company is meeting compliance to these […]
Did you know that one of the MOL’s provincial initiatives currently until March 31, 2018 is to reduce noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) across all sectors? NIHL is a serious and ongoing occupational disease that can often take years to develop. There is no cure, however it can be prevented by eliminating or controlling noise […]
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Please be advised that the mandatory certification deadline for Working at Heights training has been extended to October 1, 2017, under certain circumstances. Read more about it from this notice via the Ministry of Labour: Click here for details.
Well balanced Mental Health in the workplace can benefit from: Increased Productivity, Sustainability and Growth, Employee Retention, and Employee Engagement. If you’d like to learn more about the impact of Mental Health in the workplace, click here.
Live Training WHMIS – GHS We can come to your workplace and do the training there. Anywhere, anytime and for as low as $55.00 per person. This is a great option as the trainer will facilitate a discussion based course, not your typical boring WHMIS training. Click here for details. Train the Trainer WHMIS – GHS For […]
As of Sept. 8th 2016, significant changes have been made to our current legislation regarding workplace violence and sexual harassment. You must include sexual harassment in your policy and program. For more information click here.
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as physical first aid is administered to an injured person before medical treatment can be obtained, MHFA is given until appropriate treatment is found or until the crisis is resolved. The […]