Articles in Category: Standards & Regulations

Fixed Ladder Safety

Fixed Ladder Safety

Every year in Canada, more than 13,000 work-related falls resulting in injuries or deaths are recorded. Systems designed to reduce this number while facilitating the daily tasks of employees greatly increases productivity and safety.

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Employers Will Have Until 2018 to Comply With The WHMIS 2015: Are You Ready?

Employers Will Have Until 2018 to Comply With The WHMIS 2015: Are You Ready?

The WHMSI aims to protect the health and safety of workers by promoting access to information about hazardous materials used at work. WHMIS is a pan-Canadian system in which suppliers, employers and workers have their own responsibilities. This system is governed by federal and provincial laws and regulations. Any person providing or using hazardous products must comply with it.

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CSA Z1006-16: New version of the standard for Confined Spaces

CSA Z1006-16: New version of the standard for Confined Spaces

Each year, workers are injured or killed during confined space interventions. To better monitor the workers’ level of safety, it is recommended to implement a work management program, including the evaluation and prevention of risks associated with confined spaces. The CSA Z1006 standard is a reference tool enabling the development of such a program.

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Two new ohs laws to be taken seriously in 2016!

Two new ohs laws to be taken seriously in 2016!

When a bill is accepted and established as a standard in a province, it is often a sign that this law will cross borders and will sooner or later touch other provinces, or even spread at a national level. Therefore, it is important to be informed right away.

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