The changing role of the safety professional

Glyn Jones Which type of safety advisor are you? Today’s business environment demands agility from safety professionals to be successful. It’s agility that allows for the proper and effective response to change and turns adversities into opportunities. Historically, the role of the safety advisor was to “police” the workplace and drive compliance to the legislation

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SPECIAL REPORT – Dealing with Safety Inspectors

Every jurisdiction has an agency in charge of regulating and enforcing the OHS laws. And these agencies use safety officers or inspectors to fulfill those duties, including inspecting workplaces for violations and investigating safety incidents when they occur. No one wants a safety inspector to appear at their door—but it’s likely to happen to every

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