Blog

Working at Heights Ticket Expiry

By |March 27th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Working at Heights - Be Aware Of Ticket Expiry The law requires employers to provide working at heights training by an approved provider for their employees. Did you know that Working at Heights training records only last for three years? After the three year mark, workers must take a refresher in order renew their working at [...]

Comments Off on Working at Heights Ticket Expiry

Safety Pin Campaign Ontario

By |March 27th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Safety Pin Campaign Ontario You may have recently seen pictures on the news of people wearing safety pins or even heard brief statements about the "safety pin campaign." But what is the safety pin campaign exactly? The campaign began in the U.K. after the country voted to leave the European Union (often referred to as "Brexit"). [...]

Comments Off on Safety Pin Campaign Ontario

Working at Heights Refresher Training Course

By |March 20th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Working at Heights Refresher Training Course Did you know that Working at Heights training is valid for three years from the date the worker completes an approved training course by an approved training provider? After three years, a Working at Heights refresher training course is required by the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). [...]

Comments Off on Working at Heights Refresher Training Course

WWOCS Ontario Approved Trainer

By |March 13th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

WWOCS Ontario Approved Trainer What is a WWOCS Ontario approved trainer, and why does it matter? WWOCS stands for the Water and Wastewater Certification System. The Ontario Water Wastewater Certification Office (OWWCO) is the body in Ontario that approves both safety trainers and courses. ACUTE is an OWWCO  and MOL certified Working at Heights training provider in [...]

Comments Off on WWOCS Ontario Approved Trainer

Get Certified Working at Heights Training by a MOL, and OWWCO Certified Trainer

By |March 7th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Most companies are not aware of industry certifications required in addition to the MOL ones stipulated.  ACUTE educates industry professionals on the requirements which can help increase workplace safety while also improving environmental stewardship.  Join ACUTE and over a hundred companies working towards zero incidents in Ontario. ACUTE is an OWWCO  and MOL certified Working [...]

Comments Off on Get Certified Working at Heights Training by a MOL, and OWWCO Certified Trainer

Issues and Limitations with Online Working at Heights Training in Ontario

By |February 27th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Ontario companies spent $52M paying for work-related compensation and other losses in 2015, on workplace fall injuries alone. Online training may be flexible and quick but it doesn't provide the same substance as hands-on training.  Contact the trusted working at heights Ontario trainer today. Here is what a recent customer had to say about their experience engaging [...]

Comments Off on Issues and Limitations with Online Working at Heights Training in Ontario

Having a Daily Safety Talk Reduces Incidents

By |February 12th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Having a daily 5-minute safety talk can reduce safety incidents for your team and reduce paperwork.  Click here to speak with an ACUTE safety professional to help you plan your next safety talk. Employers must not only meet regulatory requirements but also ensure employees get the best hands-on training. For companies who are serious about safety, ACUTE [...]

Comments Off on Having a Daily Safety Talk Reduces Incidents

Advances in Confined Space Gas Detection

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

Get the best technology in advanced confined space gas detection, helping harness the innovation of engineering while augmenting safety programs for work in confined spaces. If you have questions regarding confined space regulations or training, feel free to give us a call and ACUTE would be happy to help. The latest advances in confined space gas detection offer [...]

Comments Off on Advances in Confined Space Gas Detection

Safety Certification Ownership in Ontario: Who pays for it and owns it?

By |January 23rd, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

To protect the safety of employees and meet government regulations, employers must provide (either deliver or pay for) training in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and training awareness.  Click here to see upcoming ACUTE courses that meet Ontario health and safety training standards for training, certified program content, approved training provider, and record keeping. Employers [...]

Comments Off on Safety Certification Ownership in Ontario: Who pays for it and owns it?

Top 5 Reasons Ontario Business is Fined for Safety Violations

By |January 6th, 2017|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Businesses in Ontario were fined over $6M by Ontario courts this year for health and safety violations. Below we will detail the top 5 reasons business lost millions from preventable causes.  ACUTE is making an exhortation to Ontario businesses to divert money spent on fines to investing in employe safety with a trusted Ontario trainer today. “I've been [...]

Comments Off on Top 5 Reasons Ontario Business is Fined for Safety Violations