Site Safety Plan, The Basics/ਸਾਈਟ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਆ ਪਲੈਨ ਬਾਰੇ ਆਮ ਗੱਲਾਂ

So many site safety rules, so many inconsistencies in the way they are applied, so many different requirements. Is it any wonder that people become complacent and at some point, just outright ignore the requirements? Your site safety plan needs to be more than just a random set of rules and should to be carefully … Read More

Safety Talks are a Tremendous Opportunity to Drive Home the Safety Message

Safety Talks (sometime referred to as Toolbox Talks or Tailgate Meetings) are brief, informal safety meetings which focus on safety topics related to a specific job that can highlight hazards and remind workers of the importance of working safely. Typically about 5 – 10 minutes long, Safety Talks can focus on issues such as workplace … Read More

No Spring Fling

Source: RICHMOND, B.C. — Many drivers may not think transitioning into spring driving is a big deal. After all, winter is when road conditions are at their worst, right? But in many areas, particularly in B.C., spring weather can be temperamental, with ideal road conditions one moment and a whiteout the next. Trina Pollard, … Read More

Key Steps You Can Take to Prevent Workplace Accidents

Source: Accidents are usually the result of unsafe acts or conditions, or both. What specifically constitutes an unsafe act? In the workplace, unsafe acts can include: Horseplay Not using personal protective equipment Running Using damaged tools Not lifting properly Violating safety rules Unsafe conditions are physical hazards and can include: Missing machine guards Exposed … Read More

When is the Best Time to Remove Winter Tires?

Source: Much like naively donning shorts and a t-shirt at the slightest sign of spring, the temptation to swap out winter tires can be strong. But be careful: the consequences of prematurely exposing Vitamin-D deprived skin pales in comparison to facing severe winter weather with unsuitable summer treads. Let’s face it, Old Man Winter … Read More

Safety Enforcer to Improvement Facilitator/ਸੁਰੱਖਿਆ ਲਾਗੂਕਰਤਾ ਤੋਂ ਸੁਧਾਰ ਸਹਾਇਕ

As trucking safety professionals—or any other type of professional for that matter—we can sometimes become so convinced by our own version of correct that we lose sight of what we’re trying to achieve. So much so that, in some cases, the workers who must follow the policies and procedures we develop can clearly be identified … Read More

Planning for Health & Safety

Source: Health and safety performance and culture improvement needs a plan. Ideally, you should have an annual plan and a longer-term three- to five-year vision. A sound health and safety plan should focus on specific goals and objectives that will help you minimize key risks and improve your OHS processes. An annual improvement plan … Read More

Top 10 Popular Downloads

Top 10 Popular Downloads 10. Mechanics Shop Hazards 9.  Job Safety Analysis Template 8.  Fatigue Poster 7.  Audit Action Plan Template 6.  Chaining up video 5.  Spot the Office Hazards 4.  Certificate of Recognition (COR) Audit Training Tool 3.  Spot the Warehouse Hazards 2.  Driver Evaluation Template 1.  Stop Think Act Poster

Who is Supporting the Safety Leader?

Source: Safety professionals at risk of burn out, fatigue In my previous columns, I have advocated and promoted psychological health and safety as a vital part of safety programs, and highlighted the willingness of workers in not-for-profit, social services and medical sectors to overlook risks to their own health and welfare in favour of … Read More

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