Managing Heat Stress in the Workplace

According to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, employers must take every reasonable precaution in the circumstances for the protection of a worker.  This applies to the environment in which employees work and as such employers must understand and take action to protect workers from heat stress and extreme heat conditions. Hazardous heat exposure can

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dispelling the Myths 

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. COVID-19 causes those infected to experience mild to severe illness. Whereas most persons will recover without medical intervention or hospital care, older persons, and those with pre-existing and or underlying medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and other such diseases

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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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