How to Measure Safety in the Workplace

There’s great peace of mind that comes from knowing exactly how safe your workplace is for your staff and your customers. If you’re not sure what the state of safety is for your workplace, there are easy ways to start measuring it.  The best place to start is with a safety checklist. But not just

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Who is Liable for a Workplace Injury?

Workplace injuries can be alarming for the injured party and their employer, who may have previously believed that the workplace was safe. Both parties need to know who is liable for an injury at work and what needs to happen next. Here’s a short guide to the basics of liability for work related-injuries but remember

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2020 MOL Initiative/Blitz dates to keep in mind

The Ministry of Labour runs continuous workplace blitzes and initiatives to constantly enforce the Occupational Health & Safety Act. Check out the upcoming blitz dates and the blitz focus. They will also be continuing their inspections on Group Homes and their usual sectors of construction, industrial, healthcare, mining plus a cross sector focus. “Group homes”

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Why Burnout Is A Real Occupational Hazard

A guest post by: Ivanna Julia It’s generally accepted these days that people are overworked. From career professionals staying late to maintain a competitive edge, to college students and graduates working multiple jobs to get on their feet, long hours and constant engagement have become normal. Despite the fact that most recognise these circumstances in

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2020 Workplace Safety in Canada Updates/Changes

The New Year is bringing changes to workplace safety standards across Canada. Provinces recently passed work safety bills, which increase the rights of workers to refuse unsafe work. Ontario has passed similar legislation in the past with Bill 177, which reformed the fines employers may face for safety violations and the responsibilities of employers. If you’re in Ontario, here’s what

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Upcoming Ministry of Labour Blitz Schedule

The Ministry of Labour runs continuous workplace blitzes and initiatives to constantly enforce the Occupational Health & Safety Act. Check out the upcoming blitz dates and the blitz focus. They will also be continuing their inspections on Group Homes and their usual sectors of construction, industrial, healthcare, mining plus a cross sector focus. “Group homes”

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