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

Health & Safety Tools For Managers and Supervisors

While managers and supervisors have many responsibilities in any organization, their role in the health and safety equation is an especially important one. Managers and supervisors play a crucial leadership role in making sure that all employees know that health and safety are top priorities in the day-to-day lives of everyone in the company. We’ve … Read More

Safe Work Procedures

Your company has safe work procedures. You’ve almost certainly seen them. In fact you’ve undoubtedly been trained or provided training on them. But… did you ever stop to think why the company has those particular procedures? How did that selection of procedures come to exist? Were they plundered from the ‘internettywebby thingy’? Maybe they just … Read More

Are Your Drivers Cranking Safely?

Source: Researcher finds the safest positions for raising and lowering the trailer landing gear. Cranking landing gear on trailers is one of the more common jobs for drivers, but it can cause pain and injury if done improperly. What is the best way to reduce injuries? Researcher Jia-Hua Lin of the Washington State Department … Read More

Raise the ‘Awareness’ in RSI Day

Source: International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day is February 29th (this year February 28). As the only “non-repetitive” day of the year, it’s the ideal date to devote to raising awareness of repetitive strain injuries. Here are some tips to help identify and avoid the patterns that can lead to these injuries. What … Read More

10 Free Resources to Improve Fleet Safety

Your fleet may be running like a well-oiled machine, but is it as safe as it can be? Injuries and even fatalities still happen frequently in the transport industry and almost all are preventable. Clearly, you and your team need to be thinking about and acting on safe practices at work every day, but finding … Read More

Lifting Technique Training: Quick and Easy, But is it Effective?

Source: Manual handling tasks — including lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling — are associated with a significant number of musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs) in workplaces across B.C. and around the world. Lifting technique training continues to be used as a primary control measure for risks associated with manual handling in the workplace. But a number … Read More

Making Your 2019 OHS Checklist Work For You

Earlier this year we gave you a checklist of ways we can all start off 2019 safely. All the actions listed are ones with which the professional Safety Advisors at SafetyDriven – TSCBC can help you. In fact, they all play key roles in helping companies achieve Certificate of Recognition (COR) status. Tracking safety related … Read More

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