accident prevention

What is the Real Cost of an Accident in the Workplace?

September 7, 2011

No matter what kind of job you work at…Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility!!! The results of a workplace accident can be minimal or tragic. A workplace accident can cost the worker and the company a lot of lost time and money.  Accidents in the workplace happen for a number of reasons and result in many direct and indirect costs. […]

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Elevated Work Platform Safety – Part of the MOL Blitz for August 2011

August 19, 2011

The Ontario Ministry of Labour Safety Blitz for the month of the August 2011 focuses on access equipment.  Access equipment includes elevated work platforms and ladders. Last post you learned about ladder safety.  This time you will find out about elevated work platform safety practices.  Falls are one of the most common causes of occupational […]

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Ladder Safety – Part of the MOL Blitz for August 2011

August 17, 2011

The Ontario Ministry of Labour Safety Blitz for the month of the August 2011 focuses on access equipment.  Access equipment includes ladders, and elevated work platforms. Falls are one of the most common causes of occupational fatalities. Since ladders and elevated work platforms pose fall hazards, following recommended safety standards can reduce accidental injuries and deaths. […]

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Summertime Safety for Young Workers

July 24, 2011

Summer is traditionally the time when young people head into the workforce, looking to save for their education fund or maybe just a make little extra spending money. Whether they are working on the family farm, life-guarding at their community pool or dispensing coffee at a local Tim Horton’s, it is unlikely they have given much […]

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