Accidents should not be the driving factor for safety

Accidents should not be the driving factor for safety

Short memory is a particularly human trait. As a result, many companies react quickly following a major accident, but once things return to normal, vigilance is often relaxed as they think that “everything is under control now.” Is that really true, however? Not always, in fact. Danger and risk detection mechanisms must be instituted and subsequently maintained and sustained through strict monitoring. Unfortunately, OHS safety rules and management initiatives are often considered hindrances, so efforts to correct a situation end up being only temporary.

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Get to know the Ontario Mine Contractors Safety Association

Get to know the Ontario Mine Contractors Safety Association

Established in 1965, the OMCSA continues its important role of improving the health and safety of its member firms and their employees by sharing innovations, ideas and recommendations within the mining industry with the ultimate goal of achieving ZERO HARM. “There is no Competition in Safety” is a quote you will often hear from their members:

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5 Key Principles for More Effective OHS

5 Key Principles for More Effective OHS

Many employers now choose to integrate prevention in their global corporate organization by implementing an occupational health and safety management. This approach can also promote ongoing sustainable health and safety improvement, but to be really efficient, five key principles must be considered:

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