Infectious Diseases: 4 Key Benefits of a Visual Workplace

Published on 10/13/2020
Infectious Diseases: 4 Key Benefits of a Visual Workplace

An accident-free work environment does not stem solely from respecting occupational health and safety (OHS) standards. You must be able to rely on the genuine commitment of each employee of the organization. In order for your workplace to become as safe as possible, “accident prevention must naturally be integrated into the behaviour of the employees,” specifies Alain Daoust, EHS Expertise Director at SPI. In short, an OHS culture must take root within your company.

Why do some workers take risks?

Published on 11/8/2017
Why do some workers take risks?

Many of us take risks in their daily lives, such as using our cell phone while driving or exceeding the speed limits, while fortunately avoiding any potential injury and damage. We are rewarded by a certain convenience when we take risks, such as apparent time savings as well as the tacit approval of observers who do not oppose our risky behaviour.

The SPI experts answer your questions!

Published on 9/20/2017
The SPI experts answer your questions!

Since June 2017, SPI produces each week an instructional video on important occupational health and safety topics. Designed to answer your OHS questions, these one-minute videos address almost every health and safety topics.

Construction workers: 3 or 4 times more accidents

Published on 6/7/2017
Construction workers: 3 or 4 times more accidents

In Canada, more than 450 workers were killed and 63 000 were injured over the last ten years. These injuries cost the Canadian society nearly 19.8 billion dollars each year in health care expenditures and reduced productivity, hospitalizations, disabilities and premature deaths