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Women Workers and Chemicals – Part 1 in a three-part series.

November 16th, 2015 | Comments (0)
Women Workers and Chemicals – Part 1 in a three-part series. WORKER SAFETY: NEW CONCERNS FOR WOMEN DID YOU KNOW that female workers are atRead more...

Elevating work platform dangers

November 15th, 2015 | Comments (0)
Elevating work platform dangers The death of a New Brunswick carpenter after falling from an elevated work platform is a sobering illustration of the factRead more...

Sharing the Goal of Workplace Safety

October 3rd, 2015 | Comments (0)
Sharing the Goal of Workplace Safety We all share the goal of making Ontario’s workplaces safe and healthy. The Occupational Health and Safety Act providesRead more...

Ontario Ministry of Labour – ANNOUNCEMENT

October 2nd, 2015 | Comments (0)
Ontario Ministry of Labour – ANNOUNCEMENT The Ontario Ministry of Labour just announced changes to the training program and training provider standards for Joint HealthRead more...

Does the new Ontario Working from Heights training standard apply to you?

August 27th, 2015 | Comments (0)
By now, you are probably well aware of the new Ontario Ministry of Labour training standard for Working at Heights in the construction sector. ButRead more...

Put Backing-Up Risks Behind You

August 24th, 2015 | Comments (0)
Lauren McFarlane, BA, CHSC President Act First Safety I was nearly hit by a neighbour’s car as I was driving down my street the otherRead more...

Vehicle Visibility Hazards at Industrial Workplaces

July 29th, 2015 | Comments (0)
There are various types of vehicles that workers will come into contact with during their job tasks in industrial workplaces. Vehicles such as trucks ofRead more...

Training Option for Employers

July 13th, 2015 | Comments (0)
There are many web-based training options available to employers today. In this growing digital age many employers are turning to e-learning to satisfy their trainingRead more...

Working at Heights – changes to the standard

June 30th, 2015 | Comments (0)
As of April 1, 2015, new requirements will require all workers who work at heights and use any of the following methods of fall protectionRead more...

One man dead following Markham Industrial accident

May 22nd, 2015 | Comments (0)
One man has died and another was critically injured in an accident at a construction site which occurred yesterday morning in Markham. The two menRead more...

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