Health and Safety

Take Steps to Promote Healthy Minds in your Workplace

ThinkMentalHealth.ca has been developed by Ontario’s health and safety system partners, to provide informative and actionable mental health resources, with the goal of helping you create a psychologically safe…

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A new approach to hazard controls at work

Most of us are familiar with the traditional hierarchy of controls, an internationally recognized approach for identifying solutions to workplace hazards. Wagish Yajaman, WSPS’ Manager,…

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Safeguarding and robots: CSA standards update

A draft version of the next CSA Z432 – Safeguarding of Machinery standard is now available for public review. These reviews typically last 60 days. For CSA Z432,…

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Struck-by safety inspections begin May 1: 4 tips to prepare

A lift truck operating in reverse strikes an unsuspecting pedestrian, a transport truck backs up to a loading dock and pins a worker against the…

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Year-long inspection blitz seeks out MSD hazards in warehouses

An ergonomics compliance initiative by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) gets underway on May 1 in warehouses, distribution centres and other…

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Health and Safety Representative (HSR) training: reimbursements available for your small business

Yes! Calling all small business owners! If you regularly employ 6-19 employees, then you could receive reimbursement from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills…

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