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Sexual Harassment is Now Officially Workplace Harassment in Ontario

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | October 14, 2016

Sexual Harassment is Now Officially Workplace Harassment in Ontario

Ontario's much awaited Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act officially became a law on September 8th this year. The act amended numerous laws related to sexual harassment and sexual & domestic violence. Bill 132 was primarily designed to ensure better safety for women as sexual…

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New Guidelines for Workers Handling Hazardous Substances

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | August 08, 2016

The Canadian government has recently announced new regulations that are aimed at improving the safety standards in organizations where hazardous materials are being handled by workers. These new rules come as a part of the implementation of the GHS system or Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. Once implemented, these rules will ensure that such business entities are complaint with international workplace safety training and standards in this respect.

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Workplace Accidents Reporting to be Strengthened

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | July 31, 2016

In a recent move to improve workplace safety norms, an Act amending the Labour Code has been proposed and it has passed its first reading. The Bill known as Bill C-292 will amend the Canada Labour Code pertaining to the accident and occupational disease registry.

Workplace Accidents Reporting to be Strengthened

Apart from carrying out regular health…

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Safe4Life Poll Reveals Some Startling Facts About Workplace Safety

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | July 26, 2016

The government is taking health and safety training for employees and workplace safety improvement seriously, but unless employees do their bit, achieving positive outcomes can become a big challenge. A recent poll by Safe4Life has some startling facts to reveal that indicates employee education about safety and its importance may be the need of the hour.

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Communicating your Stance About Workplace Safety to your Employees

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | July 24, 2016

Employee productivity is key to any organization’s success. It is only when your employees feel safe and secure at work that they can perform their jobs efficiently and invest their best in the tasks they are given.

Communicating your Stance About Workplace Safety to your Employees

Apart from ensuring that you have adequate safety measures in place, you also need…

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Workplace Safety Training - Successful Training Program

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | July 17, 2016

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act, every worker/supervisor needs to be aware of basic workplace health and safety as well as his/her rights and obligations.

 

Workplace Safety Training - Successful Training Program

 

The reason why it has been mandatory with effect from July 1, 2014, is so that workers do not get injured…

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Workplace Health and Safety & Legal Responsibility

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | July 14, 2016

A safe working environment means that your employees are more productive. Focusing on a 'healthy' workplace by following health and safety regulations also means your employees are less likely to call in sick, because healthier people are happy people, and happy people are generally more productive, it leads to smiles all around.

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Workplace Health and Safety Training & Induction Program

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | July 01, 2016

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act, every worker/supervisor needs to be aware of basic workplace health and safety as well as his/her rights and obligations. The reason why it has been mandatory with effect from July 1, 2014, is so that workers do not get injured at the workplace – not only does this cause loss of man hours for the employer, it might also mean the latter having to foot medical expenses for the former.

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Making Ontario Workplaces Safer

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | May 11, 2016

New Requirements for Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification
* Issued: March 3, 2016
* Content last reviewed: March 2016
* See also: Backgrounder

Making Ontario Workplaces Safer
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New training standards went into effect on March 1, 2016 for certifying Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) members at Ontario workplaces.
The changes will improve the…

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Industrial Hygiene and Healthy Workplace Environment

Category | Workplace Safety    Posted by SafetyON | March 31, 2016

SafetyON strongly believes that employees must enjoy a safe and healthy work environment. As a result, we provide services that help organizations identify areas in the work environment that might be potentially dangerous or harmful to its employees.

Industrial Hygiene and Healthy Workplace Environment
We provide risk assessment services for the following…

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