The modern workplace isn’t always fixed to a single location, and often isn’t even a single organization. The role of Contractors and Subcontractors has grown considerably, with highly-skilled professional occupying roles on a contract-based part-time or provisional basis. Are they employees, or just employed?
If you want a successful safety meeting, it’s important to get the attention of your staff early. The best way to engage an audience is to show them how your topic relates to themselves. When you’re talking about safety, the best way to get buy-in is to show your staff the repercussions of bad practices.
These 5 hooks can help get your next safety meeting off to a great start.
There were 977 workplace-related fatalities in Canada in 2012, the most recent year for official statistics from Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada. And with the criminal code in Canada revised to make companies or individuals criminally liable for not taking safety precautions, it is more important than ever to be aware of hazards in the workplace and to be scrupulous about hazard assessments.
Don’t risk unnecessary prosecution – here are 5 steps you can take to ensure your workplace hazard assessment is as comprehensive as possible.
Safety is about more than just policies, equipment, and training. A safe work space should make safety a priority throughout the organization.
In this article, we’ll look creating the kind of safety culture that your employees will want to follow.
Retail workers when they are working alone are classified under the work alone definition set by the Canadian government. Unlike typical retail workers, they face a unique and increased set of hazards that typical retail workers do not, including accidents without immediate aid, and being subject to threats or even violence. The Canadian government regulates working alone, and several provinces stipulate that employers must conduct check-ins at pre-specified intervals for these employees. Even still, there are certain precautions these workers can take that can ensure their safety.
Here are 5 safety tips for retail employees that can help mitigate the risks they undertake from working alone, which may even save their life:
When it comes time to respond during an emergency, knowing what steps to take can be crucial. If an emergency happens in the workplace, it could be your responsibility to provide help. In this article, we’ll look at some of the ways you can help your employees during an emergency.