Fall/Winter Webinar Series

Xanthia Coates Webinars

We have teamed up with some of our accredited partners to bring you professional development to support continuous improvement in your team and business. Join 1Life & Arthur Gallagher Insurance as we team up for our upcoming Webinar: Managing Construction Risk: Bonding and Surety – How to become Bondable 1Life & Arthur Gallagher Insurance: October 13th 1:00 – 2:00 PM …

The Neuroscience of Safety Habits

Xanthia Coates Article Home Page, Safety Leadership, Safety Training, Workplace Safety and Health

One of the most challenging aspects of safety management is changing employee’s safety habits.   At best; it’s exhausting, and at worst; initiatives don’t seem to work at all! However, when we understand what a habit is and how it develops, we can use this understanding to help employees change their “bad” habits more easily.   The dictionary defines habit …

Workplace Happiness as a Leading Indicator?

Xanthia Coates Safety Leadership, Safety Training, Workplace Safety and Health

  In safety management, leading indicators are highly valuable predictors of future losses to people, property, process and the environment. They are early warning signs of potential safety management system failures and give organizations the opportunity to identify and control deficiencies before they result in incidents. Typical examples of leading indicators include: hazard and near-miss reporting; the amount of time …

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 …

Workplace Health and Safety

Employer Questions: COVID-19 Work Refusal

1Life Workplace Safety Solutions Article Home Page, COVID-19, Workplace Safety and Health

How do you deal with an employee’s COVID-19 work refusal? Our partner, People First HR Services, featured our President, Theo Heineman, in its January newsletter discussing that very topic. It’s a very informative newsletter for employers and employees about health and safety during COVID-19. In the newsletter, Theo discusses: How employers can access helpful COVID-19 Health and Safety Planning kits …