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 inRead More
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”Read More
Owners, Directors & Managers – Do You Know Your Legal Obligations under the OH&S Act?
"It takes leadership to improve safety." - Jackie Stewart After over 23 years in the business, we’ve seen a lot, but we’re still amazed at the companies and individuals we come across all the time that are surprised at their responsibilities under the Occupational Health & Safety Act (OH&S Act), their response is always “I hadRead More
Donuts and Workplace Safety?
I know what you’re thinking…what do donuts and workplace safety have in common. Other than the fact that you may be served donuts at your safety meetings or training sessions, they certainly don’t belong in the same sentence together, never mind the same article….let me explain. I had a friend and coworker back when IRead More
Important upcoming MOL Initiative dates
Here are some important dates regarding the MOL Initiatives that either going on currently or will be in the near future. It's always better to fully cooperate with any inspector that enters your work place as they do have the power to issue on-the-spot fines, work stoppages and compliance orders. If you want a greatRead More
Who Is Responsible for Workplace Health & Safety – Workers, Managers, CEO’s?
This is a question that gets thrown around a lot these days. The simple answer is that everyone is responsible for the health & safety in the workplace. From the CEO down to the custodians, and everyone in between. One can argue that if the upper management, the ‘C” suite, doesn’t promote a safety cultureRead More
February 1st BULLIVANT Health + Safety will be part of the SkillsPass network
Beginning on February 1, 2019, BULLIVANT Health + Safety will be part of the Skills Pass network. What does this mean to you? When you train with BULLIVANT Health + Safety, you will be able to access your valid training records anywhere, anytime, electronically! We are part of the SkillsPass network. Employer benefits when working with BULLIVANT HealthRead More
What Does Due Diligence Mean Under the OH&S Act and How Does an Employer Prove their Due Diligence?
You probably hear the words ‘Due Diligence’ a lot as it relates to health & safety in a workplace, but what does it really mean and what does an employer have to do in order to prove their Due Diligence at their workplace? Under the Occupational Health & Safety Act (OH&S Act) it refers toRead More