Guidance and Insights


Wouldn't a taller ladder or different piece of equipment be a safer choice? Learn about 10 questions workers should answer to safely use step ladders.

OHS Insider — June 2016

This issue covers hand protection requirements, work refusals, skin cancer and the factors courts consider when sentencing defendants for OHS violations.

DISCIPLINE: 5 Traps to Avoid When Disciplining Workers

Avoiding these 5 traps will help ensure the disciplinary actions your company takes will withstand scrutiny if they’re challenged in court or arbitration.

Special Report: Top 10 Quick Quizzes from 2015

OHS Insider's Quick Quizzes test your knowledge on various OHS topics. This Special Report contains the 10 most popular quizzes from 2015.

SPOT THE SAFETY VIOLATION: Take 6 Steps to Protect Workers’ Eyes

What important piece of PPE should the factory worker in this painting be wearing? Learn about the 6 steps to take to protect workers' eyes and vision.

Infographic: The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams

This infographic shows the importance of getting comprehensive eye exams, which can identify potentially life-threatening health conditions.

DOS & DON’TS: [√] Immediately Take Defective Equipment out of Service

Failing to take defective equipment out of service immediately may endanger workers and lead to liability if the defect causes an incident or injury.

TEST YOUR OHS I.Q.: Was Injury From Flu Shot at Employer Clinic Compensable?

A worker voluntarily gets a flu shot at her employer's clinic and suffers a shoulder injury as a result. Should workers' comp cover her injury?

SPOT THE SAFETY VIOLATION: Take 7 Steps to Protect Workers In/Near Trenches

How many safety hazards can you spot in this picture of trenching work? Learn about the 7 steps you should take to protect workers in and near trenches.

MANAGING YOUR OHS PROGRAM: 5 Reasons You Should Protect Workers from Heat Stress

Here are 5 reasons you should take steps to protect your workers from heat-stress related illnesses this summer.