Workplace Safety

29 12, 2022

How Does Machine Guarding Help to Remain Compliant with the Law?

By |Workplace Safety|

If your business works in the production industry, you likely have a variety of machinery and equipment. Depending on the products and goods you make, some of this equipment can pose hazards. As a company, you need to do your part to protect employees and safeguard them against injuries. One effective way to do this [...]

18 12, 2022

4 Changes That Streamline the Process of Pre-Start Review

By |Workplace Safety|

When it comes to using machinery and equipment, nothing is more important than staying safe. Even seemingly harmless devices can cause injuries to operators and other people. To reduce harm and other incidents, employees should follow certain regulations. These requirements also help to ensure efficiency in the workplace. A pre-start health and safety review can [...]

24 11, 2022

Tips to Prepare for Ministry Inspections on Health and Safety

By |Workplace Safety|

Workplace health and safety inspections have always been a Ministry of Labor mandate. Employers must meet all protocols as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act. A pre-start health and safety review is one such legal mandate. It is an essential checklist of items that need verification, helping you address all potential hazards in the [...]

15 11, 2022

Prevent Tragic Accidents of Flammable Liquids in Workplace

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Regardless of the size or type of your business, mishandling flammable liquids can lead to potential fire hazards in the workplace. A fire prevention plan and safe handling protocols can best ensure flammable liquid safety. All organizations must also follow certain protocols when handling, storing, and transporting flammable liquids. Such regulatory guidelines help management and [...]

8 11, 2022

How is a Health and Safety Policy Made & Implemented?

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An effective health and safety program must include workplace policies that clearly communicate the employer’s commitment to a healthy and safe workforce. But even workplace health and safety policies often need an update, change, or modification authorized by senior management. As a result of industry trends, it’s important to follow the proper procedures to establish [...]

20 10, 2022

Machine Safety Myths That Need Debunking

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Any misconceptions regarding machine safety can impact your business negatively. Ignoring safety protocols affects not only operational efficiency but also your reputation. There’s also the rising cost of penalties when a machine is non-compliant. A machine safety specialist can help you face these issues head-on. Such experts have the engineering expertise to ensure your machines [...]

10 10, 2022

Role of Health and Safety Within the Food Processing Sector

By |Workplace Safety|

According to research, about 23% of companies lack the necessary policies to execute safety procedures properly. For instance, in food processing, some existing safety policies may not address every requirement under the OHS Act. In Ontario, workplace health and safety have become a necessity for businesses in food processing, preservation, and manufacturing. But the lack [...]

10 08, 2022

Tips on Handling Flammable Materials at the Workplace

By |Workplace Safety|

Flammable liquids such as paints, gasoline, or cleaning fluids always require expert handling and storage. Irrespective of your industry, your employees must adhere to regulatory protocols to minimize risks and ensure safe storage. Unfortunately, proper flammable liquids storage can be difficult. It’s always best to consult an expert who can help you figure out the [...]

19 07, 2022

How to Ensure That Your Safety Policies Are Effective?

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In an industrial setup, taking accountability is essential in ensuring operational success. To identify industrial oversights in the workplace, a safety audit is essential. An industrial safety audit helps correct workplace activities that impact health and safety. The practice helps you revise your program policies and procedures if needed. It is a precautionary measure that [...]

7 07, 2022

Significance of Machine Guarding at Workspace

By |Workplace Safety|

Machine guarding protects the operator and other employees in the vicinity from occupational hazards. Guards come in various types, from physical barriers to electronic safety devices. While machine guarding in Ontario is essential by law, there are other things to keep in mind. For instance, setting up standard procedures to operate, replace, and maintain machine [...]

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