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Carola Mittag

Carola holds firm in her belief that preventing occupational illnesses, injuries and fatalities requires proactivity, not reactivity to an accident. Working with a variety of industries in Niagara since 2004 provides for an understanding of their health and safety needs.

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Other articles by Carola

Handling the Stress of Working from Home

Handling the Stress of Working from Home

By Carola Mittag

Posted Sep 23rd, 2020 in Tips & News

There is very little information about stresses of working from home.

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Accommodating Mental Illness at Work

Accommodating Mental Illness at Work

By Carola Mittag

Posted Sep 14th, 2020 in Tips & News

Those suffering from mental illness deserve the right to be productive, income-earning employees.

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ONLY TO SAVE A DIME

ONLY TO SAVE A DIME

By Carola Mittag

Posted Sep 1st, 2020 in Tips & News

Linking health and safety to an economic perspective is essential to an employer’s decision-making process.

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7 WORKPLACE SAFETY TIPS FOR EMPLOYEES

By Carola Mittag

Posted Aug 25th, 2020 in Tips & News

... employees should do their best to understand and implement workplace safety best practices

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PREPARING FOR A MINISTRY OF LABOUR, TRAINING & SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INSPECTION

PREPARING FOR A MINISTRY OF LABOUR, TRAINING & SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INSPECTION

By Carola Mittag

Posted Aug 17th, 2020 in Tips & News

The good news - there are a few easy things you can do to better prepare your entire company for a surprise visit from an inspector.

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CHANGING EVIDENCE FOR USE OF MASKS DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

By Carola Mittag

Posted Aug 4th, 2020 in Tips & News

Can Employers Mandate Masks?

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MANY WORKERS FEEL UNSAFE ABOUT GOING BACK TO WORK

By Carola Mittag

Posted Jul 17th, 2020 in Tips & News

Some employees may still be anxious. How should you respond?

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The Right to Refuse Unsafe Work During the COVID - 19 Pandemic

The Right to Refuse Unsafe Work During the COVID - 19 Pandemic

By Carola Mittag

Posted Mar 23rd, 2020 in Tips & News

While the right to refuse unsafe work is always a possibility, that is all the more reason for employers to keep their workplaces safe to ensure such refusals are ultimately short-lived. 

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COVID-19: Action Plan for Workplace Safety Training

COVID-19: Action Plan for Workplace Safety Training

By Carola Mittag

Posted Jun 5th, 2020 in Tips & News

Workplace Safety Group is open for business in a preventative capacity, ensuring that our clients who are essential to our supply chains continue to have access to a quality training provider. This allows us to meet our customers’ demands pertaining to training alternate or new staff members to maintain their critical operations as they struggle with staffing challenges under rapidly changing conditions. It is vital that we continue to provide resources to these organizations.

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WORKPLACE GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

WORKPLACE GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

By Carola Mittag

Posted Apr 24th, 2020 in Tips & News

Employers must take reasonable care to maintain a healthy, safe workplace at all times under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, including during a pandemic. However, at the same time, workers have the right to refuse work if they believe it will endanger themselves or other workers. This is a basic worker right entrenched in our prevention system.

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