Guidance and Insights

SPOT THE SAFETY VIOLATION: Makeshift Scaffolds Won’t Do

Do you think this makeshift scaffold complies with the safety requirements in the OHS laws? Learn the steps to ensure scaffold compliance.

OHS Insider — May 2017

This issue covers wild animals and dangerous insects, ladders and overhead power lines, a prosecution of a supervisor for a worker's electrocution and more.

SEASONAL SAFETY: Protecting Outdoor Workers from Insects & Wild Animals

Outdoor workers may need to be protected from attacks by animals such as bears, cougars and wolves, and being bitten by insects such as ticks and mosquitos.

SPOT THE SAFETY VIOLATION: Distracted Walking Safety Tips

You know distracted driving is dangerous. But what about distracted walking? Here are some tips to keep your workers safe and alert.

TEST YOUR OHS I.Q.: Is Mechanic’s Employer Liable for Accident Caused by Negligent Test...

A mechanic test drives a customer's car and hits another car. Is the customer or the auto body shop liable for the injured driver's damages?

SPOT THE SAFETY VIOLATION: Tips for the Safe Use of Scissor Lifts

A scissor lift may be the right equipment for the job, but is this the right way to use it? Learn some tips for the safe use of this equipment.

Recorded Webinar: Meeting Obligations Under the OHSA When Hiring Contractors

Go to this webinar to learn how to use contracts to define the relationship with contractors in OHS matters, the importance of monitoring contractors and more.

Webinar: Inspections vs. Investigations: Did They Need a Warrant and What Happens if They...

This session with Jeremy Warning will discuss the complex and challenging area of OHS inspections v. investigations through legal and practical commentary.

DOS & DON’TS: [√] Do Train Workers on New Jobs or Equipment

You must provide safety training to workers not only when they start work but also when you assign them to a new job or to work with new equipment.

SPOT THE SAFETY VIOLATION: Watch that Trigger Finger!

Where should this worker's finger be while he's carrying around this nail gun? Learn the steps you should take to prevent nail gun injuries.