Winter is almost here and you might be getting ready for the holiday season, but don’t forget that there’s no time to chill when it comes to winter safety. See how you can ensure safety in winters.
Winter’s almost here and you might be getting ready for the holiday season, but don’t forget that there’s no time to chill when it comes to winter safety. With record breaking low temperatures recorded in four provinces of Canada last winters, it’s expected to get worse this time around.
Did you know that forklifts account for 85 deaths in Canada annually. Surprising isn’t it? After all, it’s the responsibility of the employers to ensure the safety of the workers.
While deaths caused by Motor Vehicle Incidents in British Columbia have fallen on average by 3.2% per year between 2008 and 2017, the numbers are still significantly high. It is no surprise that road accidents and work place mishaps cause fatalities in metropolitan cities. With the hustle and bustle of city life comes a great responsibility
A confined space is big enough to accomodate and individual and let him peform his work. It has limited or congested means of entry and exit and is not suitbale for long stay. Over the last 10 years in Canada, 450 workers were killed 63,000 were injured.
We all know that emergencies can happen at any time. Therefore, it’s important you always stay prepared. This is especially true in workplace environments. The Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety recognizes its importance. The organization was established to help companies deal with workplace medical emergencies and implement prevention measures.
According to reports, 905 workplace deaths were recorded in Canada. In Canada, mostly work related injuries occurred in the following industries: Construction Manufacturing Transportation and storage Government services Read the facts and statistics about injuries at work.
First aid could be the difference between life and death in an emergency. A minute of acting proactively could save an individual’s life. Don’t let uncertainties get in the way of making a difference in the lives of people. Here are some of the most common questions they ask:
Emergencies can occur at any time, especially in the workplace. It is wise that managers always stay prepared for them. In case of an injury, an employee might file a compensation claim against the company.