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Electrical Company Fined $25,000!

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An electrical contractor has been convicted and fined for carrying on an electrical contracting business without being licensed under the Ontario Electricity Act. A Young apprentice with the company...

Fall Arrest Rescue Plan – Top 5 Questions

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In most companies, there is an effective fall arrest system in place to protect workers. However, many in the industry believe rescue is the most overlooked aspect of fall protection. Many times...

Vaughan Forklift Training.. Seven Steps for Effective Forklift Training

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Occupation Health and Safety guidelines state that forklift training should be thorough, practical as well as theoretical in nature.   1.      Check the credentials: Make sure the trainer has...

Workplace Violence & Harassment Prevention…Section 32 of the OHSA

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All workers have the right to attend a safe workplace and the Ministry of Labor reminds people that preventing work-related injuries is the most important job at any workplace....

New schedule of workplace inspection blitzes, province-wide and regional initiatives

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The Ministry of Labour is publishing its provincial year-long enforcement initiatives and regional initiatives, in addition to its oft-publicized enforcement blitzes, which typically run for a month or two....

Two Workers Killed at Sudbury Nickel Mine

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First Nickel said both workers, Norm Bissaillon, 49, and Marc Methe, 34, were drillers employed by Taurus Drilling Services. In a statement, First Nickel said Bissaillon was a dedicated and...

Five Tips for Hiring a Forklift Operator

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Driving a forklift is no easy task. Maneuvering through some of the tight spaces found in factories and warehouses can be a nightmare. Forklift operators must have certain characteristics....

Salary Ranges: How Much Should Employees Be Paid?

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When determining the wages of your staff, it is helpful to group jobs into some sort of grade structure and administer common salary ranges for all jobs of the...

Safety in Terminations: Minimize the Risks

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When preparing to conduct a termination meeting, the most dangerous thing you as an employer could do, is to underestimate the possibility of a violent incident occurring. The nature...

Rethinking The Termination Process

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Rethinking the Termination Process If a seemingly normal person can turn so violent during a termination, do we need to change the way we think about the termination process?...

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