The Workplace Safety Blog

When a Workplace Incident / Accident Occurs

When a Workplace Incident / Accident Occurs

Posted Jul 3rd, 2018 in Tips & News

If workplace injuries or illnesses occur, the employer has the following duties to notify certain people:

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Announcing our NEW Service

Announcing our NEW Service

Posted Jun 18th, 2018 in Tips & News

Our Safety Advice On-Call line is a free service offered by the Workplace Safety Group Safety team to companies and organizations with limited OH&S resource support. By placing a call, you will be connected, within 24 hours, to the Specialist/Senior Consultant best qualified to assist you.

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How to Prepare for an MOL Inspection

How to Prepare for an MOL Inspection

Posted Apr 2nd, 2018 in Tips & News

Remember, inspections are meant to prevent worker injury and death. Fines, such as those cited below, can easily put a company out of business.

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What’s new in 2018?

What’s new in 2018?

Posted Jan 8th, 2018 in Tips & News

WSG will continue to offer training programs that exceed industry standards. The programs listed on our website are a basic selection of what is available. If you do not see something for which you require training,...

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How cold is too cold?

How cold is too cold?

Posted Jan 8th, 2018 in Tips & News

Hypothermia, which can be fatal, is a gradual process which happens slowly. Workers may not realize they are in danger until it's too late. Feeling cold is the most important warning sign. If workers feel cold, their bodies are likely losing heat faster than their bodies are making it.

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Health and Safety Challenges for Small to Mid-Size Companies

Health and Safety Challenges for Small to Mid-Size Companies

Posted Dec 20th, 2017 in Tips & News

Creating a safe environment is management’s way of saying they care. Creating a harm-free work environment while achieving – or perhaps because of achieving – 100 percent employee involvement and engagement shows management’s commitment.

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What would you do if an MOL Inspector made an appointment to assess your workplace?

What would you do if an MOL Inspector made an appointment to assess your workplace?

Posted Nov 28th, 2017 in Tips & News

Last week WSG received a panic call from a manufacturing company that had an Ministry of Labour (MOL) inspector visit their premises.

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YOUR WHMIS 2015 BRIEFING

YOUR WHMIS 2015 BRIEFING

Posted Nov 28th, 2017 in Regulation Updates, Tips & News

From now until May 31, 2018, suppliers (manufacturers and importers) can use WHMIS 1988 or WHMIS 2015 .

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Stop Talking About Safety - Get Real!

Stop Talking About Safety - Get Real!

Posted Aug 10th, 2017 in Tips & News

Are you an employer with a false sense of security by not examining potential areas of risk? Prevent workplace incidents by shifting your focus to risk-management rather than safety culture which focuses only on compliance. By identifying strategies to reduce incidents in the workplace you are “getting real”.

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5 Crucial Reasons Why Lockout/Tagout Training Is Important In Industrial Settings

5 Crucial Reasons Why Lockout/Tagout Training Is Important In Industrial Settings

Posted Aug 1st, 2017 in Tips & News

Training is an important part of industrial safety protocol, and it is one of the keys to ensuring that industrial spaces remain safe, secure, and efficient when handling their day to day activities

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