Use this checklist to develop a program for preventing and addressing domestic violence in your workplace.
Guidance and Insights
An auto dealership fires a manager, who admits drinking a glass or two of wine at lunch. But there's no proof he's impaired. Is his termination justified?
Watch this CSB Safety Video on the April 17, 2013, fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Company in West, Texas, which resulted in 15 fatalities.
Should this ladder be anywhere near overhead power lines—much less leaning against them? Learn about safe work near power lines.
Workers may need to wear rubber gloves or other PPE to protect them from electric shock or burns. Here are the general electrical safety and PPE requirements in each jurisdiction.
What do you think caused the roof of this store to collapse and the walls to bulge? Learn how to keep heavy snow and ice from causing roof collapses.
In this issue of the newsletter, we discuss 8 dos and don'ts as to workplace violence, how to protect workers from asbestos and Alberta's move to include farms and ranches under its OHS laws.
A worker loses his licence for medical reasons. He can do all aspects of his job but drive to sites, which co-workers can do. Can his employer cut his pay as a result?
If your PPE policy is unclear or contradicted by verbal instructions, you may not be allowed to discipline a worker for violating it.
This video from WorkSafeBC explains the primary changes to WHMIS 2015, your responsibilities as an employer and the phases of implementation in BC.
This video from WorkSafeBC helps workers understand the key changes to WHMIS 2015 and their employers' responsibilities to provide education and training.