EHS Management

EHS Management   The edited article below appeared in the May 2017 issue of Canadian Occupational Magazine where Safety First Training was featured for its cloud based software for EHS Management Companies switching to digital safety management for improved compliance, training tracking BY LINDA JOHNSON 05/15/2017| CANADIAN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY Safety First Training, based in Mississauga, Ont., has developed cloud-based software designed to keep …

Workplace Safety Training: Getting Better Results

It’s no secret that while workplace safety training is critically important there are many employers who view the actual training session as an inconvenient disruption to the workday. Training sessions can take workers off their jobs resulting in a costly loss of production time but also workers may be unfocused or distracted in the training sessions due to the work …

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Improve Your Order Picking Requirements

Improve Your Order Picking Procedures The process of order picking is a vital component in any warehouse that relies on movement of goods. It can also equate to 50 – 60% of overall distribution center operational costs when compared to storage and shipping/receiving costs and may be the most labour intensive activity in the facility. It is critical that goods …

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WHMIS | Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Below is an Ontario Ministry of Labour post to assist you with the new WHMIS requirements and responsibilities: WHMIS | Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) Disclaimer: This resource has been prepared to help the workplace parties understand some of their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and regulations. It is not legal advice. It is not intended to …

Ministry of Labour – April 2017 Newsletter

what’s new April 2017    Ontario increasing minimum wage on October 1 Ontario is continuing to boost income for workers across the province by increasing the general minimum wage for the fourth consecutive year, which will bring the wage up to $11.60 this fall. Special minimum wage rates that apply to liquor servers, students under 18, hunting and fishing guides, …

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Forklift Safety: Load Lifting Tips

Forklift Safety: Load Lifting Tips What’s so difficult about using a forklift? Operating a forklift may seem like an easy, simple thing to do, but if not done properly, significant injuries and damage can occur. If you are not properly trained to operate a forklift, you are exposing yourself and others to significant and unnecessary risk. Below are some helpful …