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What does Contractor Due Diligence mean?

What does Contractor Due Diligence mean?

Posted Nov 4th, 2019 in Tips & News

Due diligence activity is a legal obligation. It is, therefore, necessary for owners and primary contractors who wish to protect themselves against liability due to an accident involving a contracted party.

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Everyone wants money!

Everyone wants money!

By Carola Mittag

Posted Oct 28th, 2019 in Tips & News

Translated into dollars and sense/cents, an investment in workplace health and safety is an investment in your employees and your business success.

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Winter-Proof Your Work Zone: Top 6 Worker Safety Tips for the Winter

Winter-Proof Your Work Zone: Top 6 Worker Safety Tips for the Winter

By Nina Sharpe

Posted Sep 26th, 2019 in Tips & News

This coming winter, most of the construction safety procedures that work in the summer, just won’t cut it. An icy construction site poses unique challenges. For instance, your workers are under completely different types of stress and are always under the risk of developing hypothermia or frostbite. Needless to say, you need a separate safety program for the winter season.

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Is Yours A “Canned” Product?

Is Yours A “Canned” Product?

By Carola Mittag

Posted Sep 26th, 2019 in Tips & News

In the last month WSG received a number of requests to conduct detailed, onsite health and safety assessments. When you’ve committed to investing a significant amount of money, you want to be sure that what you get is what you actually need. You want your entire health and safety management system to have all components in place:

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7 Safety Tips for Every Industry

7 Safety Tips for Every Industry

By Jordan McDowell

Posted Sep 23rd, 2019 in Tips & News

It’s no secret that facilities like warehouses, factories, foundries, and construction sites are some of the most dangerous workplaces in the world. Workers in these places are using dangerous tools, handling heavy machinery, and putting themselves through backbreaking work every day!

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Ministry of Labour Court Bulletins for July through Sept. 2019

Ministry of Labour Court Bulletins for July through Sept. 2019

By Carola Mittag

Posted Sep 17th, 2019 in Tips & News

WSG is available to help companies assess their safety programs to help them avoid stiff fines and penalties for health and safety infractions. When you contact us for an assessment, we take a look at what you are doing well to comply with occupational health and safety law and regulations and, where you may have gaps that need to be addressed.

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No Worker Born to Die

No Worker Born to Die

By Carola Mittag

Posted Sep 5th, 2019 in Tips & News

What would you like your company’s health and safety program to look like

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Safety Clothing is the Law

Safety Clothing is the Law

By Lyse Moreau

Posted Aug 27th, 2019 in Tips & News

When real lives are on the line and corporate reputations are at stake you can turn to International Sew Right. We’re the PPE powerhouse in Niagara.

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Setting up Your Health and Safety Program

Setting up Your Health and Safety Program

By Carola Mittag

Posted Aug 26th, 2019 in Tips & News

A health and safety system is not the binder on the shelf or all the right posters on the safety bulletin board. It is the way everyone in the workplace works together on a daily basis to keep each other safe through safety talks, training and actions that demonstrate conscious safety awareness at all levels. In this way safety is not left to chance.

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Hiring a Health and Safety Consultant

Hiring a Health and Safety Consultant

Posted Aug 19th, 2019 in Tips & News

WSG’s mission is to be the resource for safety development, knowledge and information to our clients. We are a group of dedicated individuals working together in the common interest of accident prevention. We have grown from a locally based company in Niagara to become a recognized and established, health and safety resource throughout Ontario.

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