Health and Safety in the Workplace

3 06, 2024

The Importance of Fire and Explosion Risk Assessments in the Manufacturing Industry

By admin|Workplace Safety|

Fire and explosion risks are a significant concern in the manufacturing industry. These hazards can lead to devastating consequences, including loss of life, substantial financial losses, and severe damage to property and equipment. Therefore, thorough fire and explosion risk assessments must be considered. They are crucial for identifying potential dangers and implementing effective safety measures. [...]

30 05, 2024

Cost vs. Safety: Analyzing the Long-Term Savings of Investing in Workplace Safety

By admin|Workplace Safety|

A safe working environment is more critical than ever in the industrial sector. Not only does it protect employees, but it also significantly impacts a company's bottom line. For businesses in Ontario, investing in a comprehensive health and safety program is not just about compliance; it's about making a strategic investment in the company's future. [...]

1 02, 2024

Elevating Safety Standards with Customized Solutions – S.A.F.E Engineering

By admin|Workplace Safety|

In today's fast-paced industrial environment, the significance of workplace safety cannot be overstated. It forms the backbone of a thriving, productive, and sustainable business. Acknowledging this, SAFE Engineering, Inc. offers a suite of customized safety solutions designed to meet the unique needs of various industries. Continue reading to uncover how our customized health and safety [...]

14 11, 2023

Safety Engineering in Modern Dairy Production – SAFE Engineering, Inc.

By admin|Workplace Safety|

The importance of safety engineering in dairy production facilities cannot be overstated. The integration of Pre-Start Health and Safety Reviews (PHSR) into these facilities ensures a safer, more efficient, and compliant environment, ultimately leading to higher productivity and employee well-being. In this article, we will explore the critical role of PHSR, especially within the context [...]

6 10, 2023

Preventing Combustible Dust Explosion Accidents – S.A.F.E Engineering

By admin|Workplace Safety|

Dust explosions pose a significant risk in various industries, often underestimated due to their hidden nature. These incidents, triggered by igniting fine airborne particles, can lead to severe damage, especially in sectors like woodworking, chemicals, metal processing, and food production. Acknowledging and effectively managing these hazards is crucial for upholding Ontario's stringent workplace health and [...]

24 11, 2022

Tips to Prepare for Ministry Inspections on Health and Safety

By admin|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 [...]

19 02, 2019

Ministry of Labour Enforcement

By support|Workplace Safety|

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, re-training, [...]

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