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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7 Key Advantages to Using a Hydraulic Lift Table.

A hydraulic lift table is an ergonomic device utilized to raise, lower or tilt workloads such as pallets.

 

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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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How to Prepare for an Incident?

Though you may take all of the proper preventative measures to decrease the chances of an injury occurring, they still happen and it is important to be prepared for them – that way you can ensure that they are handled correctly.

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The Signaller and Crane Operator Relationship

It can be an extremely difficult task to operate a crane with the precision needed to ensure loads are picked up and dropped off without causing any damage to the environment or people around it. Which is why having a strong signaler and crane operator relationship is key in crane safety.

Related: Overhead Cranes, How to Extend the Life of Your Crane and Hoists

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Push Towards Fixed Access Ladders

Recently there has been a push to ensure the safety of workers by making sure the way that they access rooftops is safe.

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