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Farm Safety Fact Sheet – The Top 7 Things You Should Know

By | 2018-05-22T07:12:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Did you know that the farm and agriculture industry is one of the most dangerous in Canada today?  If you have unanswered questions regarding farm safety in Ontario, this Farm Safety Fact Sheet is here to help you learn the top 5 things you need to know about farm safety.  If you have more questions or [...]

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WHMIS Symbols Quiz

By | 2018-05-14T08:33:05+00:00 May 14th, 2018|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Many workplaces require some level of WHMIS training. This WHMIS symbols quiz will allow you to test your knowledge. WHMIS stands for Workplace Hazardous Material Information System. WHMIS training courses provide workers, employers, and supervisors with relevant information under WHMIS 1988 and 2015 about the safe handling, storage, and usage of hazardous materials in the workplace.  [...]

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Farm Safety Ontario

By | 2018-05-07T08:19:32+00:00 May 7th, 2018|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Did you know that the agriculture industry is one of the most dangerous in Canada today? The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association and Workplace Safety and Prevention Services both work to ensure that farmers and farm employees alike have the information and resources to ensure safe work on farms. Do you have unanswered questions regarding farm [...]

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Working At Heights: The Definitive Guide (2018)

By | 2018-05-15T15:22:27+00:00 April 30th, 2018|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Do you have unanswered questions regarding Working At Heights (WAH) Ontario? This page is here to help you learn all that you need to know to ensure you work safely at heights. With new Working At Heights legislation and requirements come new questions. If you have more questions or would like information about Working At [...]

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The Science Behind The Hazards Of Confined Spaces

By | 2018-04-23T08:30:41+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Many workplaces in many different fields contain areas that are considered "confined spaces." Confined spaces have limited entry and exit points and were not necessarily designed with human entry in mind. However, they are just large enough for workers to access. Confined spaces can be extremely dangerous, as excessive heat, toxic gasses, and even explosive atmospheres [...]

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The 7 Best Workplace Safety Tips

By | 2018-04-16T07:32:28+00:00 April 16th, 2018|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

With workplaces being bombarded with information, safety precautions, and guidelines, it's easy to get overwhelmed and not truly know what the basics of workplace safety are. Here are the top seven workplace safety tips, regardless of your industry. Why should I care about workplace safety you might ask? For a number of reasons: it's regulated, [...]

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Working At Heights Resource Page

By | 2018-05-15T15:23:55+00:00 April 9th, 2018|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Working At Heights can be hazardous even for an experienced worker. Proper training in this area is beneficial to any person who may be exposed to fall hazards. With so much information available, this page is designed to be a complete resource for all of your Working At Heights needs, questions, and information.  ACUTE's Working At Heights training [...]

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Working at Heights Regulations – FAQ – Download Answers To The Most Common Questions

By | 2018-04-03T07:53:16+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Do you have unanswered questions regarding Working At Heights (WAH) Ontario requirements? This 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 more questions or would like information about Working At Heights training, contact ACUTE [...]

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WHMIS Test 2018: Fact or Fiction?

By | 2018-04-19T13:44:57+00:00 March 26th, 2018|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Many workplaces require some level of WHMIS training. WHMIS stands for Workplace Hazardous Material Information System. WHMIS training courses provide workers, employers, and supervisors with relevant information under WHMIS 1988 and 2015 about the safe handling, storage, and usage of hazardous materials in the workplace. A common WHMIS related question that regularly gets asked is, [...]

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Safety Manager Series Chapter 3 – How to Reduce Unsafe Acts in the Workplace

By | 2018-03-19T08:15:26+00:00 March 19th, 2018|ACUTE Environmental and Safety Services|

Managing safety in any workplace is important for keeping everyone – from workers to clients to supervisors – safe. This chapter of the Safety Manager Series will explain how to reduce unsafe acts in the workplace. Employees and managers alike have the potential to create and maintain a workplace where safety is the top priority.  [...]

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