Due to the nature of their work, many workers face various workplace safety hazards on an everyday basis. For every employer, it’s important to mitigate those risks and prepare the employees for a safety hazard. By proper training and identifying the hazards, you can easily reduce the risk of accidents at your workplace and prevent
July 28, 2021
While we might be returning to the workplace, updates from across the world suggest that the pandemic is far from over. This requires us to go the extra mile to ensure that the workplace is safe for everyone while there still remains the threat of an outbreak at the workspace. A health and safety program
A day in a typical workplace involves computers, coffee, and the usual office gossip. But every day isn’t the same, and medical emergencies can occur at any time. Life is precious and unpredictable, and we strongly recommend that you prepare for emergencies well in advance. So, how do you respond to medical emergencies when they
June 30, 2021
Workplace safety courses are essential for all workplaces. However, some sectors are much more in need of workplace safety training than others. According to a recent report, construction is the industry with the most workplace deaths, whereas the highest injury rates are seen in transportation and warehousing. Surprisingly, the government sector experiences the most illnesses.
The Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada reported a total of 925 work injuries in 2019—suffice it to say that workplace injuries are common. As such, providing safety training to employees is incredibly important. Although many companies spend a large chunk on workers’ medical insurances, it’s time for them to pay attention to preventive
May 30, 2021
Forklifts are machines used in construction and warehouses to lift and move heavy objects. Like any other heavy-duty machine, these vehicles require operators to have adequate training to prevent injuries or fatalities from occurring. Driving at high speeds, confined spaces, or worker incompetence are reasons for accidents in a warehouse. This all can be prevented
Do you know what to do if you’ve just pulled a drowning, unconscious man out of the water? Or what to do if your child accidentally consumes something poisonous? First aid training teaches you the necessary steps to take in case of accidents and emergencies. These are critical steps to help the injured and sick
April 30, 2021
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.
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