Guidance and Insights

VIDEO: Sun Safety at Work: Employers

This video illustrates the dangers of sun exposure and heat stress, and describes employers’ responsibilities to protect their workers.

SPOT THE SAFETY VIOLATION: Why You Need a Spill Prevention Plan

What do you think could happen if this scary looking substance spilled into this floor drain? Learn 6 steps for creating a spill prevention plan.

MANAGING YOUR OHS PROGRAM: Engaged Workplaces Are Safer for Workers

A study found that cultures in which employees are engaged in their jobs are safer places to work. Here’s an overview of the study's findings.


Could this worker possibly be doing this job in a less safe manner? Learn some tips for safely using step ladders.

OHS PROGRAM: Take 6 Steps to Protect Workers from Welding Hazards

Take these steps to ensure your OHS program complies with the welding requirements and adequately protects welders and their co-workers.

KNOW THE LAWS: Welding PPE Requirements

Here are the PPE requirements specific to welding under the OHS regulations in each jurisdiction.

TEST YOUR OHS I.Q.: Can Employer Require Workers to Tuck in Their Shirts?

An employer unilaterally imposes a rule requiring workers to tuck in their shirts for safety reasons. The union objects. Is the employer's rule justified?

Webinar: The Cost of Musculoskeletal Disorders to an Organization

This webinar will cover the cost of MSDs, ergonomic risk factors in an industrial setting and how to control or eliminate these risk factors and costs.

Technical Guidance on the WHMIS 2015 Supplier Requirements

The purpose of this technical document is to provide guidance on the WHMIS 2015 requirements to suppliers of hazardous products.

SPOT THE SAFETY VIOLATION: Improv Isn’t Always Funny

What should this worker have done if the scissor lift wasn't up to the task? Learn 5 tips for safe use of scissor lifts.