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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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BILL HOWATT: Psychological safety and productivity

Bill Howatt ([email protected]) Published: Sep 10 at 7:34 p.m. in The Chronicle Herald  If asked to define what a psychologically safe relationship between an employee and manager would look like, you’re likely to come up with a definition that has a behavioural base. -123RF Science is a powerful lens for discovering innovations as well as the truth […]

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Tackling Workplace Mental Health: How your OH&S Committee can help

Autumn is a transition season, and with the days growing shorter, the leaves falling off the trees, and a long winter approaching, many workplaces begin to see shifts in their employee’s behaviors. A normally upbeat manager becomes withdrawn and quiet. A star employee starts coming in late and forgetting about projects. Tempers flare and previously […]

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