Lone Worker Risks in the Canadian Forestry Sector

When it comes to our Canadian economy, the forestry industry provides a substantial source of wealth for the country. Our forestry trade balance (the difference between what we import and what we export to international partners) accounts for $19.8 billion of Canada’s GDP, according to the Government of Canada. This is equivalent to about 2% and represents the most substantial forest product trade balance in the world. We have held this position for years, and the gap between Canada and Sweden (the second-largest net trader) has been Continue Reading…

Why Doesn’t SafetyLine Check Me In Automatically?

Because when it comes to working alone, automatic check-ins are a bad idea

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Ensuring the safety of people working alone presents many unique challenges. Besides the unpredictability of many jobs and workplaces, working alone procedures may need to accommodate for a variety of job types within a single workplace.

One of the methods that work alone systems can use to combat these challenges is through automatic check-ins, or tools that look for movement to determine the safety of a worker. Instead of using automatic check-ins, SafetyLine depends on workers to report their own safety. In this article, we’ll look at why SafetyLine uses a proactive check-in system instead of an automatic one.

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I Think We’re Alone Now

How to identify when you’re working alone, and how to minimize your risks

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Knowing when you’re alone at work may sound simple, but we don’t always recognize the dangers that we face in the workplace. Working alone doesn’t always mean working remotely, or even working in isolation.

In this article we’ll look at identifying people who work alone, and the steps that they can take reduce the dangers in their work.

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I Think We’re Alone Now

How to identify when you’re working alone, and how to minimize your risks

Person walking alone small

Knowing when you’re alone at work may sound simple, but we don’t always recognize the dangers that we face in the workplace. Working alone doesn’t always mean working remotely, or even working in isolation.

In this article we’ll look at identifying people who work alone, and the steps that they can take reduce the dangers in their work.

Continue Reading…