The benefits of a complete Safety Program for any organization are many. It creates safe work environments. It introduces safety into the workplace culture. It is a foundation for new work eligibility. Here is our latest blog post on this topic.…Continue
Added by Chris on January 21, 2019 at 7:59am — No Comments
The Canadian Federal Government has recently approved development of the Northern Gateway Pipeline. That approval, however, is contingent upon 209 conditions that Enbridge will have to meet to satisfy safety and environmental concerns, many of which must happen before construction can begin. You can read about those safety conditions here:…Continue
Added by Chris on July 28, 2014 at 5:16pm — No Comments
In order to help enforce a safer workplace, the Alberta government has introduced a new role: occupational health and safety (OHS) peace officers. These trained officers can issue tickets and enforce safety violations to any worker or worksite employer who is found violating safety workplace safety rules & regulations.
Added by Chris on June 23, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments
Many of us are driving on the job with an overwhelming sense of being tired. It is a definite safety hazard made more acute when you consider how many jobs require several hours behind the wheel each week. The Conference Board of Canada states that the trucking industry moves 90% of all consumer products and food within Canada and 60 % of trade with the USA.…Continue
Added by Chris on March 14, 2014 at 2:14pm — No Comments
The U.S. State Department's report on the Keystone XL pipeline indicates that it would be the safest pipeline ever built in the United States if TransCanada agreed to 59 additional safety and environmental protection conditions. TransCanada did agree to these additional safety conditions posed by the U.S. State Department, but how does the…Continue
Added by Chris on February 18, 2014 at 12:04pm — No Comments
How can we keep confined space hazards top of mind in the workplace? There is no doubt that confined spaces are both a common occurance at a job site, and one where the potential for safety issues to develop are ripe. Do people understand what they need to do to ensure injury doesn’t happen?
One of the largest challenges when dealing with confined spaces is the infrequency of the situation--a worker may spend a full-day within the confined space and then not work again in this…Continue
Added by Chris on January 27, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments
In an effort to be statistically transparent, ISNetworld® has released a Canadian specific Owner Client Peergroup Benchmarking report. This report is meant to be a tool where Canadian Owner Clients can benchmark their contractors’ health and safety performance against other Owner Client contractors within the same industries.…
Added by Chris on December 20, 2013 at 1:48pm — No Comments
Work Safe Alberta is re-introducing its safety awards program for Alberta-based companies. Upon hearing this news we at Workforce Compliance Safety were interested to get an update on what other Canadian safety awards are accepting nominations for 2013 & 2014. Some time spent on Internet research and here we are, a list of Canadian safety awards for your reference.
Clicks the links below. Some of these awards…Continue