Neurosccience

Neuroscience: The New Frontier in Safety Management

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Every year, organizations invest billions in new safety initiatives that fail to produce the desired results. Why? The primary reason is a misunderstanding of how to produce sustained change. In this webinar, we discuss the latest research in neuroscience, how it applies to the field of workplace safety management, and the link between stress and incident rates and mental health. …

5 Ways to Build Resilience and Productivity in Times of Change

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Human beings possess an innate primitive survival mechanism to be constantly scanning the environment for what can cause harm. This goes back to the days when early humans were exposed to the constant threat of wild animals and other tribes. When feeling threatened or afraid, the amygdala (in the brain) activates the fight or flight response by releasing stress hormones …

How to Use FREE SOFTWARE to Adapt Your Business to Thrive Through COVID-19

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We’re All in This Together & We Want to Help! Extreme challenges are calling for extreme adaptability in order for many SMBs to survive. Workers are displaced and key work processes are changing. Expense reduction, resource constriction and realizing efficiencies are top priorities. Organizations must rapidly adapt their operations. Safety and health protocols and social distancing is required. 1Life’s existing …

Happy, Healthy Emergence

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Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief medical officer of health stated, “Fear is contagious” In times such as these, the epidemic of anxiety and fear can be more hazardous than the virus itself. When it comes to the contagion of emotions, social distancing and other safety precautions are ineffective. Anxiety and fear are held and transferred outside of space and time …

Take Our Kids to Work Day Celebrates 25 Years!

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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 …

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

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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 …

Top 5 Ways Mobile Technology is Re-Defining Safety Management

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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 …

The Latest Mobile Safety App Strengthens Your Safety Management System

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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. …

Top Five Tips for Better New/Returning Worker Safety Orientations

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  Spring has spring and that means new and returning workers for many organizations. Did you know that new workers have 5 to 7 times the risk of injury in the first 4 weeks of a new job? Seasonal work like construction, landscaping and hospitality typically has credible safety and health risks. A cornerstone to both a great experience for …

Real Reminders of the Importance of Worker Safety!

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Construction Manager to Serve Jail Time for Worker Deaths. Ongoing decisions from the Metron Construction tragedy continue to set precedents in Canadian health and safety law. Near the end of the working day on Christmas Eve 2009, six workers were on a swing stage when it collapsed. With only two safety harnesses with a lanyard attached to serve as fall …