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Companies Behaving Badly - It's a Virus of Course

It must be a virus!  How else can you explain all the falls that are still going on.  As of September 6th. 2014 – 1,296… 2,195 more words

Warehousing

Terminally ill professor pleads for asbestos ban

University of Manitoba professor Patricia Martens has one more mission as an epidemiologist as she confronts her final days with a terminal disease. She wants the government to stop aiding and abetting the lethal trade in asbestos. 936 more words

Government Of Canada

Shaken and stirred: workplace disasters that stunned the world

As our recent worst industrial fires and worst nuclear disasters posts showed, when occupational disasters strike, they can be devastating. While fortunately accident statistics broadly show a decline in workplace deaths in the UK, many thousands of workers still die in accidents around the world every year, reminding us both how far we’ve come as a country, and how far we still need to travel as a planet. 716 more words

Health & Safety

Simple Mistakes Cause Dangerous Falls

According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, falls from elevation are one of the leading causes of death on construction sites. Such falls are the cause of over 800 hundred fatalities each year. 378 more words

ProActive Safety Services

Medical Emergency at the Worksite? Take Steps to Prepare

There are workplace safety rules for almost every conceivable category of jobs or tasks, courtesy of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  The underlying law* also requires employers to provide a workplace “free from recognized hazards likely to cause death or serious physical harm.”  That requirement falls under the “general duty” clause of law.  747 more words

HR

"The 6S System" - Infographic

5S is a basic, fundamental, systematic approach for productivity, quality and safety improvement in all types of business. The Five S program focuses on having visual order, organization, cleanliness and standardization. 84 more words

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