We’re Hiring – HSE Administrator and Junior Field Advisor

Job Description – Administrator Tasks Collection and management of Health and Safety Documentation Analysis of completed documentation for completeness and follow up with staff Documentation tracking to assess needs within organization Retention management of critical documentation such as first aid and incident investigation documentation Maintenance of compliance in sub-contractor software Continue reading

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

Ensuring Compliance for Eyewash and Drench Shower Equipment – Part 1

By: Bonita Tucker Eyewash and Drench Shower equipment used for the treatment of the eyes, face, and body of a person who has been exposed to hazardous materials and chemical is cover by the ANSI Z358.1-2014 standard which establishes a universal minimum performance and use requirements.  The following changes affect Continue reading

Sleep and Fatigue Management

Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature’s best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get sleep — and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don’t, 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

Using Technology During a Disaster We rely on technology more and more to keep in touch with our family, friends, and colleagues with a click of a button. But what happens in the event of a major emergency? Suddenly these tools can become vital in helping you and your family 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

Occupational Disease – Dire Straits 1982

“Warning lights are flashing down at Quality Control Someone threw a spanner and they threw him in the hole There’s rumors in the loading bay and anger in the town Somebody blew the whistle and the walls came down There’s a meeting in the boardroom they’re trying to trace the Continue reading