ORDER PICKER TRAINING & FORKLIFT SAFETY

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

Below is an Ontario Ministry of Labour post to assist you with the new WHMIS requirements and responsibilities: WHMIS – Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System 2015: 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 …

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 …

Working at Heights – Training Deadline Extended to October 1, 2017

Update: The Ministry of Labour has extended the Working at Heights training compliance deadline to Oct. 1, 2017, with mandatory conditions attached. If you need further information, please contact us, we can help you. https://safetyfirsttraining.ca/course/onsite-training/working-heights-training-ontario/ Ontario Ministry of Labour – Press Release: Working at Heights Deadline extension: October 1, 2017 All workers who use fall protection on a construction project …

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Online Safety Training – Canada’s Largest Selection of Online Safety Courses

The Launch of Canada’s Largest Library of Online Safety Training Courses MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 15, 2017 /CNW/ – Safety First Training Ltd, a leading Ontario health and safety training provider has announced the launch of Canada’s largest selection of online safety training courses. With over 700 diverse courses available, it will now become easier for companies of all sizes to …

Air Quality a Main Reason for Respirator Mask Fit Testing

Respirator Mask Fit Testing and Training Workers across the country are exposed to air-born contaminants every day. From harsh chemicals to dust, dirt, and metal shavings, people have to contend with these conditions, in order to complete tasks correctly and efficiently. For years, the air quality of a workplace was not a cause of concern, but this is no longer …