6 OHSA Changes Those Will Impact Ontario Employers

Amendments called the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act, 2017 (Bill 177), have been made to the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and went into effect on December 14, 2017.

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Amendments called the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act, 2017 (Bill 177), have been made to the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and went into effect on December 14, 2017. These amendments are the largest changes that have been implemented into OHSA in over 15 years. Some of the changes include tripling corporate OHSA penalties and quadrupling individual OHSA penalties.

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SWL/WLL/MRC – What do These Abbreviations Stand for and When Should they be Used?

Do you know the difference between SWL/WLL/MRC and when they should be used?

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Seven Steps to Safer Behaviour

One of the most common denominators for organizational performance issues is behavior, especially when it comes to safety. It is because of this that we often see repeated poor safety performance with no sustainable change in behavior due to the fact that the focus is on the action and not the behavior that lead to the action.

 

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UPDATE: Working at Heights Deadline Extension

Update: The Ministry of Labour has extended the Working at Heights training compliance deadline to Oct. 1, 2017.

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Prevent Accidents with Overhead Crane Safety

Accidents, property damage and fatalities occur every year due to improper use of cranes and equipment failure. Identifying hazards and adhering to simple inspection can safety guidelines reduce the probability of these unfortunate occurrences.

Related to: How to Extend the life of Your Overhead Crane, A General Overview of Overhead Cranes, The Importance of Load Testing Overhead Cranes and Hoists,  The Benefits of Modernizing Your Crane

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The Importance of Securing Product in Pallet Rack Bays

By definition, a pallet rack is a device or equipment usually used in big warehouses to store a number of materials. It has skids or pallets that are positioned in a horizontal way that reach up to 4 or more levels. Pallet Racking systems have the potential to minimize construction costs and increase storage capacity to the highest level, but when used incorrectly fundamental safety and security issues will arise.

Related to: RackGuard Netting, Netting, Warehouse Netting

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Four Benefits of Golf Netting

FORE! A high quality netting system is a great investment for your golf course or range. Golf Ball Barrier Netting is an essential piece of athletic equipment to ensure that golf balls stay where they belong; within the range or course.

Related Links: Athletic Netting, RackGuard Netting, Fall Protection Netting, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty, Flatbed Truck Safety

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