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This month’s networking event was on safety orientation and cultural integration of new employees. Our guest speaker also touched on Arc Flash and the requirements we face for that. Many thanks to Sproule Lumber for hosting this session.
Wilfred Beckwith and Barry AuCoin of OH&ES provided a presentation and led a discussion on orientation. Some of the basics covered during this session were as follows:
Communication is the key to good employee relations and safety orientation is no different. It is important that employees have full understanding of the company policies and comprehend all company rules. Some good communication tools include:
· Safety meetings or Toolbox talks.
· Orientation tours.
· A good…