What Is The Ontario Health and Safety Act? Understanding OHSA

The Ontario Health and Safety Act is the main legislation that deals with health and safety requirements in workplaces in Ontario. Click on each section to learn more. Please note: This guide does not replace the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations, and should not be used as or considered legal [...]

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What You Need To Know About JHSC: Joint Health and Safety Committees

A JHSC plays an important role in your workplace. Learn more by clicking on the following sections. What Is a JHSC? JHSC Requirements in Ontario Workplaces that Must Have a Joint Health and Safety Committee Why Workplaces Benefit from a JHSC JHSC Training Requirements ACUTE's JHSC Courses You Can Take If you are looking [...]

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Lift Truck Safety: What You Need To Know

It is important to know how to safely operate your forklift. Here are some of the key things that you need to know. Click on each section to learn more. Get Training on the Type of Forklift Class You Operate Always Perform a Pre-Start Safety Check Follow Forklift Safety Driving Practices Avoid Common Forklift [...]

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What Are Environmental Health Risks & How To Stay Safe At Work

Environmental health risks include any type of hazardous agent that can put your health at risk. Click on the following sections to learn more. 1. Types of Environmental Health Risks Biological Hazards Chemical Hazards Physical Hazards 2. Types of Jobs that Have Environmental Health Risks 3. Who Is Responsible for the Safety of Workers? [...]

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What Is Environmental Toxicology?

What is environmental toxicology? It is a field of study that deals with the assessment of toxic substances that are found in the environment. Click on the following sections to learn more. What is environmental toxicology? A detailed description What are environmental toxins? Industries that deal with environmental toxins Training courses that prepare you [...]

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Top 5 Safety Memo Templates and Formats – Update

Here are 5 safety memo templates that you can download for free. The following links will take you to a description of each template and to the downloads. Working at Heights Ticket Expiry Confined Space Entry Permit Worker’s Rights & Responsibilities WHMIS 2015 GHS Working at Heights Refresher Training For more information about workplace [...]

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Why Is Safety Important?

There are 3 main answers to the question "Why Is Safety Important?" Click on each answer below to learn more. 1. Workplace safety is regulated 2. It protects your team 3. It will save you time, money, and resources Trips, slips, and falls are the cause of the vast majority of workplace injuries. Click [...]

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Ontario Workplace Safety Tips For Every Employee

Here are the top Ontario workplace safety tips to keep you safe and healthy no matter where you work. Ontario Workplace Safety Tips Concerning Ergonomics Ontario Workplace Safety Tips Concerning Illnesses Ontario Workplace Safety Tips Concerning Personal Protective Equipment Ontario Workplace Safety Tips Concerning Workplace Violence and Harassment If you require workplace health and [...]

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What Is a Safety Share + Free Safety Share Resources

What is a safety share? Simply put, a safety share is when a worker shares a lesson that they learned from a health or safety incident with the goal of saving someone else from making that same mistake. Learn more. What is a safety Share? Tips for doing a safety share Examples of safety [...]

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Safety Topics in the Workplace Confined Spaces

Safety Topics in the Workplace Confined Spaces: Confined spaces are high-risk work areas that have killed workers and would-be rescuers. Very specific rules need to be followed by workers who work in and around these spaces. Here are some basic guidelines that you should follow. Click on each one to learn more. Eliminate and [...]

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