What is a due diligence checklist, and why do I need one? To show due diligence, an employer must implement a plan to identify possible workplace hazards and carry out the appropriate corrective action to prevent incidents or injuries arising from these hazards. A Supervisor must demonstrate they have fulfilled their “Due Diligence” related to… Read more »
Lifelines are an essential component in some fall protection systems. They consist of a length of synthetic fibre or steel wire rope. You attach your lifeline to an independent point of anchorage on the work surface to ensure stability at the job site. A lifeline can be horizontal or vertical. Horizontal Lifelines A horizontal lifeline… Read more »
Learn about the latest changes to WHMIS training in Canada. The “WHMIS 2015” legislation introduced the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). This update comes with some significant changes including updated pictograms, a new safety data sheet format, and changes to supplier labels.
Throughout 2019 and 2020, the Ontario government has been overviewing the construction, mining, industrial and healthcare industries on an array of topics. Their plan has been active since April 1, 2019, and ends on March 31, 2020. There will be two phases to each initiative, focusing on a different health and safety topic. Phase 1Education,… Read more »
H2S, or Hydrogen Sulfide, is a commonly used gas in many fields, but it is a hazard to work around when not properly educated.
This Online Ladder Safety Training will guide you through all aspects of Ladders including: hazard identification, ladder types, set up, PPE, Maintenance, storage & handling, and inspection.
Know your rights and responsibilities around working at heights, and what personal protective equipment you need to stay safe.
Taking a quick look at the requirements and differences between Locking out and tagging out a machine for maintenance in Canada.
Health and Safety Awareness Training Is Required to a Certain Degree in all Ontario Workplaces
Worksite Safety is excited to announce the availability of the industry-leading Ground Disturbance and Safe Digging certification courses as developed by the expert team at Locate Management. Developed with input from a cross-sector of industries, Locate Management’s new online Safe Digging – Supervisory Ground Disturbance course is aimed at developing advanced ground disturbance (excavation) skills and attitudes. This… Read more »