It is well known that if a work environment presents a risk of falling from 3 meters or more, proper fall protection equipment is required. However, how do we ensure the equipment used is safe and complies with CSA Z259 standards?Continue Reading
Each day, managers are concerned about production, quality, costs and respecting allocated budgets. Reports, meetings, verifications and action plans are used to ensure that our various objectives are achieved. Many continuous improvement methodologies such as Six Sigma, Value-Added Production and Lean Manufacturing were put in place to help companies better perform and meet the expectations of shareholders and owners.
Are you concerned about safety in your workplace? Is your occupational health and safety performance your daily preoccupation?Continue Reading
Each year in Canada, 42,000 workers are injured due to fall accidents. Did you know that 66% of those falls are occurring at the same height, either people are slipping, stumbling or falling? All these accidents may seem trivial, but they can potentially have serious consequences for the company and the worker.Continue Reading
Small and large companies in the manufacturing industry invest tremendous efforts and money in modernizing their automated machinery. However, even if automation reduces the number of human interventions, it does not totally eliminate them, and workers are still facing hazardous situations. Do you have a lockout/tagout program and are all your lockout tags compliant and updated for all your equipment?Continue Reading
In its simplest expression, leadership can be defined as “ensuring that all proper steps are taken” while management refers to the notion of “ensuring that the steps are being done properly!” What does it take to become an OHS leader? What are the skills a good OHS leader should master? Here is a list of the key competencies:Continue Reading
Keeping the safety spirit alive!
The way employees act and behave while performing their tasks can make a major difference on the safety spirit and in the mean time, on the number of incidents within your company.Continue Reading
Canada’s cold winter months have a direct impact on many workers. Depending on the tasks to be performed, many tips can help to stay warm. But the fact and the matter is that employers do have responsibilities.Continue Reading