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Prepare now: 9 steps to get ready for a fall COVID surge

As Ontario rides Wave 7 of the pandemic, the province’s chief medical officer is already warning the public that “We… more »

Employers take note: Company fined $125,000 for failing to comply with the OHSA

A recent court case in which an employer allowed workers at risk of COVID-19 to self-regulate their use of face… more »

Ladder safety: prevent injuries with this free downloadable guideline

Every workplace has at least one portable ladder. They’re an indispensable tool we use daily but not always safely: studies… more »

As your business model evolves, keep pace with ergonomic best practices

Is your workplace reviewing its post-pandemic work arrangements? Whether it’s a full return to the office, permanently working from home,… more »

Hiring foreign workers? Here’s how to onboard them safely

There’s more work than workers to do it. Industries from manufacturing to hospitality are facing unprecedented labour shortages and turning… more »

The Ergonomics of Apple Picking

Apple picking is not immune as exposure to the three primary MSD hazards are prevalent. Musculoskeletal Disorders or MSDs are… more »

Q&A with Monte McNaughton on Ontario’s new disconnecting from work policy

Ontario workplaces with 25 or more employees on January 1, 2022 will have until June 2 to put in place… more »

Struck-by safety inspections begin May 1: 4 tips to prepare

A lift truck operating in reverse strikes an unsuspecting pedestrian, a transport truck backs up to a loading dock and… more »

Teleworking: 7 ways to reduce noise and improve well-being

Ontario’s noise regulation prohibits exposing workers to a time-weighted average exposure noise level at or above 85 dbA over eight… more »

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Stella Nicastro-Greenough
stella.nicastrogreenough@wsps.ca

Vicky Waldick
vicky.waldick@wsps.ca