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
April 3, 2021
March 24, 2021
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.
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
While the COVID-19 pandemic has claimed more than 2 million lives so far, WHO reports that burn emergencies are another global health problem, as they account for an estimated 190,000 deaths annually.
December 21, 2020
Cardiac emergencies can be of several types, ranging from mild angina pain to major heart attacks, and even complete heart failure and cardiac arrests.
Pre-school kids are adorable, and at the same time, chaotic. Their restless nature gets them in trouble, but it is also what drives their spirit.
November 22, 2020
Time is crucial in the case of a cardiac emergency. For every minute that passes without someone performing CPR or using an automated external defibrillator (AED), the chances of survival drop by 7-10%. Research shows if a person administers defibrillation within the first five minutes of a collapse, survival rates can be as high as 50–70%. Here’s
Around 90% of Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrests occur in public spaces or homes, which means that most people don’t get immediate medical assistance. While bystander CPR has proven to save people’s lives during OHC’s, 2017 Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics indicate that only 46% of patients received emergency first aid.
October 21, 2020
A Traffic Control Person’s (TCP) job seems relatively easy, right? Well, you’d be wrong. Possession of so much authority requires them to go through training and proper education to be fit for the job. Handling so many things at once requires a fair bit of competency.
Around 1000 workers die on the job every year. Some jobs involve certain risks, and they can affect your health directly. Often these transfer on to our household members and loved ones if we’re not careful.