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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What is the Joint Health & Safety Committee Refresher Training and do I Require It?

Ontario’s Occupational Health & Safety Act requires all workplaces with 20 or more regularly employed workers to have a Joint Health & Safety Committee.  Two of these committee members must be certified (one management representative and one worker representative).   Certification requires completion of both Part I (Basic) and Part II (WPS) Certification Training for Joint

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