People often shy away from taking First Aid training programs. The reasons behind this usually are: They are too busy for one They think that they already know the tidbits from the internet They don’t know how to go for training They think accidents happen to others and not to them and their loved ones
Over a 100 workers every year suffer fatal injuries while working in confined spaces that require a permit. These spaces are naturally confined and made in such a way that presents hazards leading to significant injury. The key factor here is to control issues around the work zone in such a way that you can
People often do not pay attention to the importance of having first aid knowledge. Checkout these reasons why first aid knowledge is essential for everybody.
Factories can be a dangerous place for workers if safety measures aren’t followed. Of all the hazards at the workplace, eye injuries are the most common of them all. This is usually the result of radiation and bright sources of light when welding a metal.
An emergency kit can come in handy in many situations. They can help save precious lives during medical emergencies, keep you from starving if you’re stranded, and help you survive in tough of condition. So how do you make your own and what should be in it? We’re here to help.
Minor accidents can happen suddenly on busy school days. And while most people write them off, they can cause serious injuries at times. In 2014-15 almost, almost 1,841 children were hospitalized due to playground injuries in Canada.
Mental health issues at the workplace are extremely common. Employees and workers have a lot to stress about — deadlines, workload, dealing with difficult employees, ensuring job security, etc. This causes a lot of pressure to build up which can be debilitating for the mental health of employees.
Workplace fatigue is a major issue in Canada. Seven out of ten employees report that they’re constantly tired at work. This costs the Canadian economy $51 billion annually. Other than the economic concerns, fatigue also leads to great personal damage to employees.
An epileptic attack can happen anytime, anywhere. Some of the known triggers of this kind of seizure are: stress; an overload of emotions such as anger, fear, and worry; flickering lights; lack of sleep; and many more.
With construction and infrastructure projects hitting an all-time high in Canada, comes an increased risk of noise pollution. Not only is noise pollution bad for the surrounding environment and neighbourhoods, operating loud machinery and working on construction sites can result in noise-related injuries for workers. A research study found that there was a high fatality rate among
According to the study data released by the Canadian Community Health Survey, 20% of all workplace injuries involve cuts, lacerations and soft tissue damage. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) identifies the key markers for workplace accidents and injuries. The organization points towards the lack of workplace safety procedures and protocols as the main