Strong Provincial Legislation in Canada

Second in a series on the current state of Canadian Lone Worker Legislation

Lone Worker Laws are strong in Canada

In Canada, each province sets their own legislation for Health and Safety, which often includes provisions for Lone Workers. In principle, this helps each province address the needs of Lone Workers in a way that takes into consideration the unique economies and climates of each Province, but quite often it means that some Provinces lag behind others in having strong legislative requirements.  

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Federal Legislation and Lone Workers in Canada

First of a series on the current state of Canadian Lone Worker Legislation

Lone Worker Laws are strong in Canada

Canada is peerless when it comes to strong protections for Lone Workers. Strong legislation passed at both the Federal and Provincial levels have created an environment where, for the most part, Lone Workers receive an unparalleled level of attention. While it’s easy to make the legislation available, we felt it would be important to discuss in a more general way the current state of Lone Worker Legislation in Canada. 

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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.

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Is Safety Productive?

Can productivity and safety go together in workplace?

workers looking over plans

When it comes to investing in workplace safety, the perceived negative impact on productivity is a key concern. The truth is, a safe workplace is often a more productive and profitable one! In this article, we’ll look at how safety and productivity go together in the workplace, and how safety can actually help your bottom line.

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The Myth of Fleet Management Safety

Why a Lone Worker system is different than fleet and asset management

fleet wilderness guy

Depending on the priorities of the company and the industry they are in, Fleet Management and Lone Worker Monitoring systems are two important services that organizations should consider.  However, many companies don’t realize the difference between a Fleet Management system and a Lone Worker Monitoring system. This article will help you learn about those differences to help you decide what is best for your organization. Continue Reading…

Workplace Hazards Series: Ergonomic Hazards

How to spot the Ergonomic Hazards in your workplace before they harm your employees

Businessman with back pain

Ergonomic Hazards are factors in your environment that can harm the musculoskeletal system. Injuries that are caused by strain placed on the body from Ergonomic Hazards aren’t always immediately obvious, making these hazards difficult to detect. In this post from our “Workplace Hazards” series, we’ll take a look at how you can identify Ergonomic Hazards and remove them your workplace.

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Workplace Hazards Series: Physical Hazards

Something you can’t see could be causing your employees harm

construction worker

Of all the hazards in your workplace, Physical Hazards might the least obvious. Despite their name, Physical Hazards aren’t always something that you can see or touch. In this installment of our “Workplace Hazards” series, we’ll take a look at how you can identify and prepare for Physical Hazards.

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Workplace Hazards Series: Ergonomic Hazards

How to spot the Ergonomic Hazards in your workplace before they harm your employees

Businessman with back pain

Ergonomic Hazards are factors in your environment that can harm the musculoskeletal system. Injuries that are caused by strain placed on the body from Ergonomic Hazards aren’t always immediately obvious, making these hazards difficult to detect. In this post from our “Workplace Hazards” series, we’ll take a look at how you can identify Ergonomic Hazards and remove them your workplace.

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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.

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