Occupational Health & Safety Management and Temporary Foreign Workers

With the perceived shortages of skilled Craftsmen in the workforce in Alberta, there is a growing trend for companies to hire outside of Canada and bring in Temporary Foreign Workers. These...

Have a First Aid Plan

When a medical emergency or injury occurs, knowing what to do and being able to react quickly is critical to limiting the severity of the incident. Proper first aid training provides...

Five Reasons Your Business Needs OHS Management Systems

Every business needs Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems in place. They are designed to help you manage your health and safety within your workplace. These systems will help protect the...

Reduce Waste – Use Recycling Trash Cans

For carrying out waste reduction successfully, it is essential to use recycling trash cans. A few methods of disposing waste are-landfill, incineration, and recycling. Landfill is the oldest method of disposing...

Using Environmental Health and Safety Compliance Management Software to Drive Continuous Improvement

Environmental, health and safety compliance management software is used to capture and control a variety of important regulatory information and data. This data can include regulatory requirement task...

Safety Management Series – It’s Time To Change

Another three Canadian workers died today from a work related injury or illness. At least statistically, that's the average. One of those now dead most likely succumbed to a work related...

Preventing Workplace Accidents Using The Power of DIY Safety Poster Prints From Your Color...

You have heard of Hazcom, Hazchem and Hazmat in safety. Now we have Haztoon. That's right. Cartoons deliver safety messages with impact.It is very challenging to communicate safety in a work...

Safety Culture – Six Basic Safety Program Elements

If you run a small business, sometimes it is hard to keep up with all the rules and regulations. However, there are some very basic elements that must...

Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) – What Are They and Why Do...

What is a management system? According to ISO 9001: 2008 (the latest version of the Quality Standard and forerunner to various occupational health and safety (OHS) management...

Avoiding A Forklift Accident – Making Your Work Environment Safer

Forklifts provide a beneficial benefit to all warehouses and loading docks, not to mention the usefulness of a forklift on a construction site. OSHA has very strict requirements...