Tag Archives: HAZARD

Exposure Control Planning: Integrating COVID-19

Exposure control plans have always been required, but now they are being highlighted like never before.  The clear reason Exposure Control Plans are top-of-mind now is their ability to eliminate or minimize workers’ exposure to COVID-19.  But that isn’t all it’s for.  For anyone who has to take out garbage, clean bathrooms, interact closely with […]

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Results are in! Refresher Training is a Good Idea

Over the past 6 months, COVID-19 has taken over as the #1 health and safety topic in the workplace. Training has been provided on sanitizing, social distancing and mask-wearing – but what about training on hazards that existed before COVID-19? Frequent refresher training is an important tool that helps workers commit important safety knowledge and best […]

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Stay Safe, Be Prepared: Staying Home Alone

The million-dollar question remains uncertain, at what age can a child stay home alone? Like most provinces, Saskatchewan does not have an age restriction for when a child can stay home alone. The Canadian Safety Council recommends the age of 10 as a minimum to stay home alone for short periods of time and children […]

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