Top 5 Ways Mobile Technology is Re-Defining Safety Management

Mobile apps have become common place in the way companies and their employees, especially millennials, operate.  Providing ease of use, instant access to information, and increase risk management at lower cost, mobile technologies are re-defining the way workplace safety is managed.   Providing access to the company’s entire safety program at the end of your […]

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Join the Webinar: “Elevated” Risk: The High Cost of Lifting Equipment Failure

Every year in Manitoba there are serious incidents involving lifting equipment that result in loss to people and property not to mention costly unscheduled downtime. The risks with lifting equipment are “elevated” since there is little to no reaction time when there is a failure. Knowledge and prevention are critical!The goal of this webinar is […]

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Join the Webinar: Cyber Risk: Implications to Safety and Operations Management

Image Source: Nationwide.com As the world becomes more technology-driven and interconnected, the triggers of a cyber event continue to expand. Over the past 18 months or so, the frequency of attacks has increased, with significant impacts on local Manitoba businesses – from ransomware events causing network/production downtimes and business interruption losses, to breaches of personal […]

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Cannabis Workplace Readiness Toolkit

The federal government introduced legislation to legalize cannabis on October 17, 2018. Like any other impairing substance such as alcohol or prescription drugs it can be a hazard when it shows up in the workplace. However also like alcohol and prescription drugs, it can be managed by establishing clear policies and procedures, educating employees and […]

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Working in Extreme Heat: Safe Work Practices to Avoid Heat Related Illness

What is Heat Stress? Heat stress is the body’s inability to control its internal temperature. It can result in serious illness or death. The disorders and their symptoms of heat stress: Heat Rashes: These are a common problem resulting from persistent wetting of clothing by un-evaporated sweat. Symptoms: Clusters of small red dots or pimples […]

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Caught off Guard with a Surprise WCB Related Claim!

Its not uncommon for employers to get caught of guard with unexpected WCB related claims. In some instances, they can h ave serious and long-lasting impacts to your business. Here are some tips to keep you in the know: 1. EMPLOYEES WORKING ON PERSONAL PROJECTS IN YOUR WORKPLACE. Do you ever allow employees to work […]

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Protecting the Future of our Communities: Why You Need a Plan to Keep Young Workers Safe this Summer

Seasonal work often means hiring young workers. While young workers are wonderful assets to our communities and workplaces it is important t o be aware of and plan for their safety. Young Worker Facts: •  Workers aged 15 – 24 are the highest risk for workplace injuries and have 5 to 7 times the risk […]

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Training of Supervisors: A Cornerstone of the Internal Responsibility System and Effective Safety Management

Supervisors also know as managers, foremen and lead hands have shown to be the greatest influencers of the behaviours and safety performance of their employees.  Studies have also shown that when supervisors are trained in the purpose and function of the Safety Management System and how WCB works it has resulted in significant reduction in […]

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The Environment Matters: Why Every Organization Needs an Environmental Management System

An Environmental Management System (EMS) helps reduce your organization’s impact on the environment while improving operating efficiency. Join the webinar as we discuss how, an EMS helps an organization meet sustainability goals, comply with environmental regulations, and improve health and safety for both employees and the community. Learn how your organization can gain recognition and […]

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Overview of Canadian Environmental Protection Act

The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEP     A 1999) came into force in March 2000 and is an important part of Canada’s federal environmental legislation aimed at preventing pollution and protecting the environment and human health. Its goal is to contribute to sustainable development – development that meets the needs of the present […]

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