Not every job comes with hazards, but every employee should be responsible for their own safety. Even employers can meet their legal and moral obligations of employees and provide them first aid training. A well-trained worker provides you multiple benefits.
April 30, 2021
Accidents can happen anywhere, in your home, workplace, or in public locations. Having adequate first aid knowledge enables you to assist an injured person in the event of an emergency situation until help arrives.
Indeed, companies are striving to keep their employees safe. But what if an emergency occurs and you are on your own? Do your team members know how to handle emergency situations? Without occupational first aid training, employees won’t respond efficiently; they may feel panic.
Can you guess the biggest challenge for an employer? It’s protecting their employees against potential health and safety hazards. Work from home initiated after the global pandemic paced and soon became the 'new normal.' It's likely to continue for an indefinite period, with the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario obligating employers to take
March 27, 2021
Do you know that more than 40,000 workers get injured by falls in Canadian construction sites annually? Not only injuries but also the deaths due to falls are on the rise, with Ontario’s construction site reporting 20 fatalities each year! Thus, for construction workers, fall protection and height safety compliance is necessary. This blog is
Workplace hazards risk employees’ safety as well as the employer’s reputation and stake in the market. Therefore, preventing and ensuring employees’ wellbeing is the primary responsibility of every organization regulated by the Occupational Health and Safety Body (OHS), Canada.
February 27, 2021
Silica is one of the most common substances found in sand, rock, brick, or concrete. And most of the time, these tiny particles escape and become respirable crystalline silica. As tiny as they may be, they’re capable of doing some serious damage.
Working in confined spaces is not easy. Incidentally, often accessing these spaces is just as risky. As a result, an escape or a rescue operation can be hard to carry out in emergencies.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a common practice to help people experiencing a cardiac or breathing emergency. In the time of panic, even trained professionals can find it hard to remember the CPR steps. The purpose of CPR is to keep the suffering person’s blood flowing till professional help arrives. You don’t have to be a
Asbestos is in the air! Are you a construction worker or a miner who experiences coughing and wheezing frequently? Asbestos might be the cause of your constant chest pains and respiratory issues.
January 30, 2021
CPR, an acronym for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is a first aid emergency procedure done on victims if they go into cardiac arrest. The procedure ensures that the heart keeps pumping blood to the brain and the rest of the body. It has been proven that CPR can increase the chances of survival and ever since it