You Can Make Excuses Or You Can Make Your Workplace Machinery Hazard-Free

It’s easy to make excuses especially when it helps you to avoid doing extra work or saves you time and money. Unfortunately, excuses can be very risky too, it may even cost a life. Ask yourself, are you willing to take that risk? Machine guarding in Ontario needs to be taken seriously. Machine Guarding is [...]

What Are the Responsibilities of the Management to Promote Health and Safety in a Workplace?

Creating a healthy and safe workplace means having an effective, efficient and updated program in place. It is a two-way street, a management that is committed to making the program work and employees involved in all aspects of the workplace health and safety program. As an employer, it is your responsibility to maintain workplace [...]

Workplace safety Concepts Everyone should Understand

When we mention workplace safety people often roll their eyes. They think, “well it’s just common sense. Or hey I’m safe, that is an easy job.” In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. The Occupational Health and Safety Act outlines the requirements for workplace safety and prevention services. It is down to [...]

Industrial Machine Guarding Compliance for Employee Safety

Why is machine guarding so important for employee safety? This is because most industrial establishments have many pieces of equipment that have hazardous motions. We must protect these hazardous motions from the reach of workers with the help of machine guarding. So why not just guard everything? Cover it up! If we cover up [...]

Basic Rules for Safe Maintenance

Maintenance is a high-risk activity which often requires working alongside a running process and in close contact with machinery. During normal production operations, automation typically diminishes the likelihood of human error that can lead to accidents and thereby improve health and safety in the workplace. However, in maintenance activities, contrary to normal operation, direct [...]

Procedures are Not Enough in Modern Times

Procedures are Not Enough in Modern Times Procedures are not enough to prevent injuries or accidents in the workplace. The best way to improve health and safety is to properly engage engineer safety into production machinery and processes. According to a new study from the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University [...]

Ministry of Labour Enforcement

In the year 2016, there were 436,851 claims for Ontario's Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) benefits in all sectors, resulting from injuries and accidents in the workplace. The direct cost to WSIB for each lost-time injury (LTI) in 2017 was $24,300. The indirect cost of each lost-time injury in 2017 -- including re-hiring, [...]

Workplace Health and Safety Training

Workplace Health and Safety Training Workplace health and safety training programs are available in-house or on-site at your location. These programs can be tailored to your exact needs. You will be able to get exactly what you need and be able to keep your valuable employees on site. A Partial List of What [...]

Safety & Productivity

Safety & Productivity Safety and productivity are 2 sides of the same coin but it costs money to add safety systems to an otherwise bare piece of equipment. So how can this be? To answer this question to an age-old argument we must consider the following. It is Human Activity that drives Operational [...]

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