Manitoba Workplace Safety Fines Have Doubled – Our Recipe For Due Diligence

Xanthia Coates 1Life News, Environment Safety and News, Uncategorized, Workplace Safety and Health

Maximum prosecution fines for offences under the Act have been increased from $250,000 for a first offence to $500,000, and from $500,000 for a second or subsequent offence to $1,000,000. See all amendments here We have walked through the worst of the worst with owners when it comes to workplace safety issues; fatalities, prosecutions, debilitating WCB costs, and more. These …

The Business Case for Workplace Happiness

Joelle McMillan 1Life News, Safety Leadership, Workplace Safety and Health

Scientific studies show that productivity, creativity, and profits directly correlate to the level of well-being experienced by employees in an organization. A Health Canada study showed that a stressful work culture creates three times the risk of heart attacks, two to three times the mental health problems and two times the number of conflicts. A study by Eastern Kentucky University …

A Coronavirus Survival Guide For Manitoba Business

Joelle McMillan 1Life News, COVID-19, Environment Safety and News, Workplace Safety and Health

MANITOBA BUSINESS MATTERS   As the backbone of the Manitoba economy, our small businesses must remain agile and proactive as the COVID-19 situation unfolds. Having timely access to policy changes, programs, expert insights and news as quickly as possible is critical—and that’s where Manitoba Business Matters can help. Together with Western Economic Diversification Canada, the Province of Manitoba, and pillars …

Ask the Expert – Supervisor Training

1Life Workplace Safety Solutions 1Life News, Workplace Safety and Health

Q: As an employer, do I need to have a formal training plan for my supervisors? Theo Heineman, CRSP, CHSC, B.Sc.Ag. President & CEO, 1Life Workplace Safety Solutions Ltd. A: YES. You must provide formal training to all employees that direct the work of others. Not only to mitigate risk of liability in the event of a workplace incident but …

2015 Canadian Safety Leader of the Year Finalist

1Life Workplace Safety Solutions 1Life News, Workplace Safety and Health

Canadian Occupational Safety launched its Safety Leader of the Year award in 2006 to find and recognize the individual who best exemplifies leadership and vision in the world of occupational health and safety in Canada. 1Life is very proud and grateful that our President, Theo Heineman was recognized as one of three finalists. Theo accepted her award at a Toronto …