Health and Safety

Ontario Launches Online Training to Promote Safe Workplaces

July 6, 2020 Province of Ontario Health and Safety

As the province safely and gradually reopens, the Ontario government is investing $3 million to provide free online health and safety training for the first time. These virtual courses will make it easier for job seekers and workers to get essential qualifications, while practising physical distancing and preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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Develop a Safety Plan to Protect Workers, Customers and Clients

June 19, 2020 Kelly Killby Health and Safety

“The Ontario government is providing employers with a new general workplace guide, which will help them develop a safety plan to protect workers, customers and clients. The new downloadable toolkit offers tips on how to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 as more people get back on the job during Stage 2 of the reopening of the province.”

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Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group – a resource for all manufacturers

June 8, 2020 Kelly Killby Health and Safety

Are you looking for free resources to assist with interpretation and compliance to health and safety requirements during the pandemic? For a limited time, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group has made available a selection of relevant standards for no-fee viewing.

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The Real Reason Forklift Accidents Keep Happening

April 10, 2020 Kris Ramey, Industrial Safety Trainers Health and Safety

Did you know that most forklift accidents occur not to the operator but to the workers that have to work around the forklift?

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How to navigate the transition to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic

March 28, 2020 EMC Team Health and Safety

For some manufacturers remote working policies and infrastructure may already be in place, however for smaller companies working is probably limited to a few and realistically mainly for email and other non-operational systems.

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