View Post

Leaders are Learners: Winter Webinar Series

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on January 17, 2020

Leaders are learners…come learn with us!  Keep up to date with the latest in leading edge safety and performance management from the comfort of your office. Theo Heineman, President, 1Life Workplace Safety Solutions and Sylvia Marusyk, Occupational Therapist and Keynote Speaker will be sharing: • What workplace happiness has to do with workplace safety and health • How workplace morale …

View Post

Take Our Kids to Work Day Celebrates 25 Years!

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on November 3, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 is Take Our Kids to Work Day. Schools across the country will be participating in this exciting and fun event where over 200,000 Grade 9 students get a day to step into their future and experience a day on the job![divider size=”20px”] If your workplace is participating, have you made a plan to ensure the safety …

View Post

Neuroscience: The New Frontier in Safety Management

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on October 6, 2019

JOIN THE WEBINAR: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1 – 2PM EASTERN TIME[divider size=”15px”] Visit https://www.csse.org/site/career-development/webinars to register today![divider size=”15px”] [divider size=”100px”]CSSE Career Development is hosting our President, Theo Heineman as a subject matter expert in their fall webinar series![divider size=”15px”] The most recent statistics from the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC) tell us that in 2017, 951 workplace …

View Post

WORKPLACE SAFETY. Do You Know What Your Risks Are & Do You Have A Plan To Manage Them This Season?

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on February 27, 2019

Do you know what workplace safety regulations apply to golf courses? Could you withstand a Stop Work order in peak season if you are randomly inspected or have a serious incident? Do you know if you can get insurance for this kind of liability?[divider size=”20px”] Do you know that young workers are one of your biggest risks; 5x more likely …

View Post

FIVE for FIVE = $235,977 in Fines to Manitoba Manufacturers

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on December 18, 2018

ALL last five Workplace Safety and Health convictions in Manitoba have been to manufacturers. We have summarized here for your learning and prevention in your own workplace: [divider size=”10px”]Why Not Use “Common Sense.”[divider size=”10px”] We still see reliance on expecting workers to “use common sense” to ensure their safety and health as a common control measure. It is understandable on …

View Post

Top 5 Ways Mobile Technology is Re-Defining Safety Management

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on October 31, 2018

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.[divider size=”20px”]   Providing access to the company’s entire safety program at the end of your hand: Endless hours of …

View Post

Shocking Electrical Factoids: POP QUIZ

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on September 13, 2016

Which are true or false? A shock of 100 volts can be just as deadly as a shock of 10,000 volts. People have been electrocuted by household appliances using currents of 110 volts. In the workplace, workers have been electrocuted by as little as 42 volts of direct current. The real measure of shock’s intensity lies in the amount of …

View Post

Force Creates Resistance

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on August 30, 2016

Force creates resistance. Whether it’s your spouse, your kids or safety in the workplace; Newton’s Third Law applies. And since it’s NATURAL LAW; like a plant growing towards the sun, there’s no arguing with it… as much as our ego might like to. Yet we see it all the time, one forcing their views or agenda on another. Like the …

View Post

Ask the Expert – Supervisor Training

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on August 16, 2016

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 more …

View Post

The Latest Mobile Safety App Strengthens Your Safety Management System

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on

A Safety Management System is a form of quality assurance where there is clear accountability for safety outcomes. It is a formal documented system where operations are defined by written procedures and standardized practices. An effective Safety Management System is SIMPLE, but not necessarily easy. It involves: Setting clear standards. Establishing meaningful policies and procedures with the involvement of workers. …