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Safety Tips for Outside Hazards
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It looks like winter in Alberta may finally be over and it’s time for the task of outdoor maintenance. Here are some safety tips for addressing outside hazards as we move in the spring in summer season.0 Comments
Who needs a safety system?  YOU do! (And so does everyone else)

Who needs a safety system? YOU do! (And so does everyone else)
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In the midst of juggling all of the responsibilities inherent in operating a hospitality business, one very important consideration is often missed: implementation of an occupational health and safety (OHS) management system.0 Comments
Reducing the Risk of ATM Theft

Reducing the Risk of ATM Theft
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What can you do to protect yourself from a crime that introduces significant damage to your property and loss of both time and reputation? Here are a few suggestions.0 Comments
MSDS vs SDS: what you need to know

MSDS vs SDS: what you need to know
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Material Safety Data Sheets vs the new Safety Data Sheets required under WHMIS 2015: What’s the same and what is different?0 Comments
To Audit or Not to Audit: That is the Question

To Audit or Not to Audit: That is the Question
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Though conducting health and safety audits may sound glamorous, being a Peer Auditor is not a job for everyone. Before investing the time, money and and effort needed to attempt the steps required for auditor certification, you (and your boss) should be asking the following questions.0 Comments
A little help...?  Hiring an OHS Consultant

A little help...? Hiring an OHS Consultant
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A consultant can be very useful in getting a program started, or even helping to maintain it over the longer term. But before you rush out to hire a health and safety consultant to help build your OHSMS, here are a few things to keep in mind.0 Comments
Great Expectations: employer self-reporting

Great Expectations: employer self-reporting
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Despite what movies like Horrible Bosses teach us, being a business owner or manager is not all fun, games and torturing your employees.  In fact, being the boss means you are responsible for the welfare of the workers on your site.  Just what this entails is detailed in a long...0 Comments
Choosing Your Champion!

Choosing Your Champion!
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Top 4 traits of an effective health and safety leader0 Comments

Five Tips for Conducting Health and Safety Audits
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Five Tips for Conducting Health and Safety Audits Congratulations!  You have developed your health and safety program!  Hazard assessments have been completed for all employee tasks. All recommended controls have been implemented.  Staff has been trained to understand the hazards and how to control them. Inspections are being completed on a...0 Comments

The Hazards of High Heels
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The Hazards of High Heels Finding one of the most common workplace hazards in a hospitality industry workplace can be as simple as looking down…at your feet. Those 3” high stilettos your servers are wearing are far more than an attractive accessory.  They are a serious health and safety hazard.  About a...0 Comments

Top 5 Things You Can Do to Manage Contractor Safety
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Top 5 things you can do to manage contractor safety So your property is undergoing renovations, the technicians are on site for the annual window cleaning of your high-rise building, or maybe you’ve started construction of a brand new hotel.  What is your plan for dealing with the contracted workers you...0 Comments

Consequences of neglecting your OHS responsibilities
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For well over a year now, Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Officers in Alberta have been able to issue tickets to both employers and individual workers for specific violations of OHS legislation. Tickets represent fines of $100 to $500. But it’s only the Construction or Oil & Gas industries that...0 Comments

WHMIS 2015 - what you need to know
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The wait is finally over!  As of February 11, 2015, the legislation governing Canada’s WHMIS system has officially been amended to align with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Classifying and Labeling Chemicals.    What does all of this mean?  In a nut shell, it means that Canada now recognizes a...0 Comments

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