safety management

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Scholarship Opportunity for Canadian OHS Students

The Canadian Centre for Health and Safety (CCOHS) is now accepting entries for the 2012-13 Dick Martin Scholarship Award. In memory of a tireless health and safety advocate Dick Martin “Canadian pioneer for workplace health and safety” Awarded annually, this $3,000 national scholarship is available to any student enrolled, either full-time or part-time, in an … Continue reading »

BC Forest Safety Council Refresher Training for Small Employers (SEBASE/ISEBASE)

When your company registered for SAFE Companies, either you or an employee of your company attended the Small Employer Occupational Health & Safety Training (SEOHS) 2-day training course. This training made the person who took the course the company’s internal ‘auditor’. The WorkSafeBC Certificate of Recognition program requires auditors to complete seven (7) hours of … Continue reading »

Secrets to Safety Committee Success

How do you implement a safety committee that works for you and not against you? How do you create a committee that works to your advantage without generating more complaints rather than solving problems? To lay the foundation for a successful safety committee, you have to remember your A-B-Cs: Assess the current safety culture and level … Continue reading »

Huge Study Aims to Understand the OHS Culture of Ontario Firms

Four health and safety associations in Ontario have joined forces with the Institute for Work & Health to undertake the largest workplace prevention studies in Ontario. The Institute for Work & Health is looking to recruit 5,000 organizations to participate in the study. Informally referred to as the “5,000 Firm Study,” it hopes to understand … Continue reading »

Careers: Safety Engineer (Western Canada)

DESCRIPTION Our client is a major North American stone mining company and they are looking to strengthen their team by adding a Safety Engineer. This position will be working with operations and requires up to 33% of travel. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Regional Safety Engineer will be responsible for: Implementing Corporate Initiatives to improve the … Continue reading »

Safety Culture Requires Us to Lead by Example

The “do as I say, not as I do” approach is not an effective method of leading, particularly when working to improve an organization’s safety culture. In order to establish an effective safety culture, senior management must lead by example. Culture is the atmosphere created by shared beliefs, shared attitudes, practices and a philosophy that … Continue reading »

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