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WWOCS Director Approved Courses

By |July 24th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

WWOCS Director Approved Courses This article outlines ACUTE's Water and Wastewater Operator Certification System  (WWOCS) approved courses. Read below to discover what WWOCS is, how to get course approval, and see brief summaries of each WWOCS approved course that ACUTE offers. For more information about certification or the courses we offer, contact ACUTE today! What [...]

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Working at Heights Standards & Requirements Summary

By |July 16th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Working at Heights Standards & Requirements Summary Working at heights training is not just recommended, it is required by law for many workers in the construction field. Employers must ensure that workers receive working at heights training from a CPO-approved trainer. Because working at heights training is required, there are many standards and requirements for [...]

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Who Needs GHS WHMIS Training – Checklist

By |July 9th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Who Needs GHS WHMIS Training - Checklist   Wondering who needs GHS WHMIS training? It might be you! Did you know that there have been changes to Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)? On June 1st, 2017, suppliers switched from WHMIS to WHMIS 2015, including GHS. What does this mean for employers and workers? This change [...]

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Who Needs Working At Heights – Checklist & Quick Answers

By |July 2nd, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Who Needs Working At Heights - Checklist & Quick Answers If you are a worker or an employer, it's important to know exactly who needs Working At Heights (WAH) training. As a worker, have you received required Working At Heights training? As an employer, have you provided required Working At Heights training? This article is [...]

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Confined Space Training Ontario FAQ: Know What You Need To Work Safe

By |June 25th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Confined Space Training Ontario FAQ: Know What You Need to Work Safe Do you want to learn more about Confined Space Training Ontario requirements? This selection of frequently asked questions is designed to help you find the answers you need. Confined Space training is a must for any workers who are required to work in [...]

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2017 OHSA Green Book Health and Safety Training Laws Employees Should Know

By |June 19th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

2017 OHSA Green Book Health and Safety Training Laws Employees Should Know With a new year comes new amendments to the OHSA "Green Book." The Ontario Health and Safety Act (OHSA) is also known as the Green Book. The Green Book contains laws and regulations for occupations from teachers to farmers to healthcare workers to [...]

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Working at Heights Ontario FAQ : Know What You Need to Work Safe

By |June 19th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Working at Heights Ontario FAQ: Know What You Need to Work Safe Do you have unanswered questions regarding Working at Heights Ontario requirements? This Frequently Asked Questions page is here to help you know what you need to work safely at heights. With new Working at Heights legislation and requirements come new questions. If you have [...]

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Working at Heights Toronto: Must Know Safety News and Regulations

By |June 5th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Working at Heights Toronto: Must Know Safety News and Regulations Construction work is known for being a dangerous occupation. Working at heights can cause serious and sometimes fatal injuries. In 2012, CBC News reported the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada's (AWCBC) statistics regarding workplace safety. Construction industries ranked as the number one most dangerous industry in [...]

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2017 OHSA Green Book Health and Safety Training Laws Employers Should Know

By |May 30th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

2017 OHSA Green Book Health and Safety Training Laws Employers Should Know With a new year comes new amendments to the OHSA "Green Book." The Ontario Health and Safety Act (OHSA) is also known as the Green Book. The Green Book contains laws and regulations for occupations from teachers to farmers to healthcare workers to [...]

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Worker Health and Safety Awareness in Ontario: Quiz and Answers

By |May 15th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Worker Health and Safety Awareness in Ontario This Worker Health and Safety Awareness Ontario Quiz is designed to test the knowledge of employees and supervisors in any workplace environment. The quiz incorporates regulations set out by the Ontario Health and Safety Act (OHSA). Keep in mind that theoretical knowledge can only take safety awareness and prevention [...]

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