Tag Archives: workplace health and safety

Return-to-work

Return To Work Webinar – A Safe and Mentally Healthy Workplace Post-Lockdown

Support your employees through the transition Many employers have started the transition back to their working environments since the COVID-19 lockdown hit the globe. Whether it be; factories, offices, restaurants, warehouses and everything in between all industries have to complete this safely. Organizations have a lot to think about when returning the workforce back to […]

Work-from-home

Safety challenges in your new home office

In many households, the family is now together, and work-life integration is more prevalent than ever. COVID-19 has put a few changes in place – some that will fade quickly but others that will stick around for good. Has your laptop grown a long pair of wooden legs and been positioned in front of a […]

Avoid these 5 common workplace safety mistakes

What makes a health and safety system truly successful? Good question. Knowing the rules and following them is one piece of the puzzle: think recordkeeping, incident tracking, regulatory compliance. Just as important, though, is avoiding major safety mistakes. Although this sounds obvious, some of the biggest workplace safety mistakes can be difficult to recognize and […]

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Marijuana in the Workplace: Employee Health and Safety

Attitudes towards marijuana have been shifting rapidly over the last two decades and legislative moves to decriminalize, and even legalize, show no signs of slowing down. For the first time, legislation and policy are beginning to align with social and cultural attitudes towards marijuana. This is due in large part to the emerging body of […]

Mental health in the workplace

Mental Health is Indispensable in the Workplace

World Mental Health Day – 10/10 October 10th marks World Mental Health Day. What better time to remind ourselves how much mental health matters in a health and safety context? There are various steps you can take to make your workplace an example of both good safety and good health practices. Mental health is an undeniable […]

manufacturing safety

Four manufacturers that raised the bar on workplace safety

If you want to know what makes a good safety system tick, look at someone who’s already figured it out. This statement rings especially true for manufacturing. Since the manufacturing field comprises so many distinct industries, trying to pin down a uniform set of rules can be downright time-consuming and painfully ineffective. Rather than making a […]

Four times workplace safety systems failed with tragic results

I think we can all agree that the world is moving in the right direction in regards to Workplace Safety. In the last two weeks alone we’ve seen a handful of safety-positive decisions being made from the introduction of New Zealand’s new safety laws to increased ramifications for poor safety management across the board. Strong […]