Worker Compensation Updates – What you need to know

Since January 2018 there have been many changes occurring to WCB in Alberta. Here is how these changes affect businesses. Presumption for traumatic psychological injury claims for all workers Workers who are exposed to psychological injury may be compensated by the WCB example: those who experience workplace violence/harassment, witness serious Continue reading

Ensuring Compliance for Eyewash and Drench Shower Equipment – Part 2

By: Bonita Tucker No need to be confused about the requirements for emergency equipment, see below and contact us with any additional questions. Location of equipment: All flushing equipment must be located in areas that are accessible within 10 seconds (roughly 55 feet). This is commonly referred to in the Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week – May 5-11, 2019

Emergency Management in Canada: How Does It Work? In a country that borders on three oceans and spans six time zones, creating an emergency response system that works for every region is a huge challenge. That’s why emergency management in Canada is a shared responsibility. That means everyone has an Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week – May 5-11, 2019

Facts About Emergency Preparedness Roughly 5,000 earthquakes are recorded in Canada every year. The worldwide cost of natural disasters has skyrocketed from $2 billion in the 1980s, to $27 billion over the past decade. Canada’s first billion dollar disaster, the Saguenay flood of 1996, triggered a surge of water, rocks, Continue reading

Province looking for feedback on new OHS Act

The provincial government is looking for feedback from Albertans regarding the new Occupational Health and Safety Act. The new act, which will go into place on June 1, will define harassment and violence in all of its forms, and will require joint work site health and safety committees or a Continue reading