Eight best practices to prevent noise-induced hearing loss at work
In her role as Specialized Consultant, Occupational Hygiene for WSPS, Toni Volpato conducts noise assessments in a variety of loud… more »
Can ChatGPT help your workplace build health and safety policies?
ChatGPT has become an extremely popular tool worldwide for its ability to do a multitude of tasks quickly and easily…. more »
Five tips to protect the health and safety of new Canadians
More than 60,000 people moved to Ontario from other countries during the first quarter of 2023, according to the Provincial… more »
How to eliminate 3 hidden causes of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
WSPS Warehouse Specialist Norm Kramer was experiencing discomfort in his wrist while at home. “After three months of progressive pain,… more »
How well is your workplace managing the risks of shift work? 6 things employers can do
Many aspects of our lives are based on our body’s natural sleep cycle, which revolves around light. Humans are diurnal,… more »
Gender identity and gender expression: what does an inclusive workplace look like?
Ontario employers have a duty to protect employees from discrimination based on gender identity and gender expression. Both are listed… more »
Protect your eyes on the job: tips for choosing the right sunglasses
When we talk about working outdoors and protecting ourselves from the sun, the discussion usually centres around skin protection. One… more »
Understanding Canada’s Air Quality Index
Canada’s Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) is an important tool for determining when your control measures should kick in. Download… more »
Is low risk perception a problem in your workplace?
Many people may find themselves completing the same jobs and tasks daily. But how many times do they pause to… more »