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Alberta, Canada Human Rights Tribunal Reminds Employees They Have Duties In The Workplace Accommodation Process

2022-05-11T09:22:33-07:00

In Zupcic v Saputo Foods Limited, 2022 AHRC 13 (Saputo), the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta (Tribunal) dismissed an employee's complaint that that she was discriminated against in employment on the ground

Alberta, Canada Human Rights Tribunal Reminds Employees They Have Duties In The Workplace Accommodation Process2022-05-11T09:22:33-07:00

Occupational Diseases Covered by Workers Comp – Know The Laws Of Your Province

2022-05-24T08:06:26-07:00

Workers comp covers not just injuries but occupational illnesses. It can be difficult to determine whether a worker’s disease or illness is “occupational,” especially for diseases that take time

Occupational Diseases Covered by Workers Comp – Know The Laws Of Your Province2022-05-24T08:06:26-07:00

Which Illnesses Are Considered “Occupational Diseases” for Workers Comp?

2022-05-05T16:21:17-07:00

The Canadian workplace safety system is based on a pair of key laws: OHS laws requiring the implementation of measures to protect workers from health and safety hazards; and Workers comp laws providing benefits to workers who suffer occupational injuries and diseases, regardless of who’s at fault.

Which Illnesses Are Considered “Occupational Diseases” for Workers Comp?2022-05-05T16:21:17-07:00

Ergonomics in Healthcare

2022-06-16T11:07:51-07:00

Date: June 16, 2022 Time: 9:00AM PT Speaker: Kristan Rossetto, R.Kin, HB.Sc.HK, GradCert.ESLM, AE   Working in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare environments can place high physical demands

Ergonomics in Healthcare2022-06-16T11:07:51-07:00

Ergonomics: No Proof that Repetitive Work Tasks Caused Housekeeper’s Shoulder Injury

2022-02-10T10:03:29-08:00

A housekeeper claimed she developed shoulder problems as a result of doing repetitive tasks at work. The New Brunswick WHSCC, as it was called back then, rejected her workers comp

Ergonomics: No Proof that Repetitive Work Tasks Caused Housekeeper’s Shoulder Injury2022-02-10T10:03:29-08:00

The Ergo Standard

2021-04-29T16:53:18-07:00

Download the Spring 2021 Edition of The ERGO Standard newsletter containing information like An Ergonomics Home Office - For Children, Working from Home Challenges - A Year Later and more... Source:

The Ergo Standard2021-04-29T16:53:18-07:00

Back Safety Quiz

2022-04-05T14:25:25-07:00

QUESTION What are the three work procedures and processes that cause back pain? ANSWER Force. When too much force is exerted such as by lifting or moving heavy objects. Repetition.

Back Safety Quiz2022-04-05T14:25:25-07:00

Patient Lifting Quiz

2022-04-05T13:16:05-07:00

QUESTION What are the three foundational aspects of lifting program? ANSWER Avoid a manual patient handling where possible. Plan patient maneuvers. Train and evaluate. WHY IS IT RIGHT PATIENT HANDLING

Patient Lifting Quiz2022-04-05T13:16:05-07:00

What are the Objectives of Implementing a Safe Patient Handling Program?

2020-07-17T21:36:09-07:00

QUESTION What are the objectives of implementing a safe patient handling program? Train/Evaluate, conduct needs analysis, institute a non-lift policy. Plan patient maneuvers, avoid patient lifting where possible, train/evaluate. Standardize

What are the Objectives of Implementing a Safe Patient Handling Program?2020-07-17T21:36:09-07:00

Discomfort Survey

2020-06-18T14:52:54-07:00

BENEFITS Musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs) are a leading source of workers’ comp claims and lost-work days. MSIs are injuries that affect tendons, muscles, nerves and joints, often in the neck, upper

Discomfort Survey2020-06-18T14:52:54-07:00

Compliance Briefing: What You’re Required to Do to Protect Workers Who Work from Home

2020-06-03T00:00:00-07:00

You fail to ensure that a worker’s work station is ergonomically sound and she suffers a musculoskeletal injury as a result; Another worker using an electrical tool suffers shock because

Compliance Briefing: What You’re Required to Do to Protect Workers Who Work from Home2020-06-03T00:00:00-07:00

Planning Ahead in a COVID-19 World: Short and Long Term Considerations for Returning to an Office Workplace

2020-06-02T00:00:00-07:00

For the past few months, businesses have been focused on navigating their operations and employees through the COVID-19 world, and the many government directives and regulations that have come with

Planning Ahead in a COVID-19 World: Short and Long Term Considerations for Returning to an Office Workplace2020-06-02T00:00:00-07:00

COVID-19 Update : Reopening of Physical Workplaces and Return to Work – Considerations for the Agri-Food and Manufacturing Sectors

2020-06-02T00:00:00-07:00

Most Canadian provinces, including British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Québec, have now announced frameworks for the reopening of businesses and the return of employees to physical workplaces. This publication highlights

COVID-19 Update : Reopening of Physical Workplaces and Return to Work – Considerations for the Agri-Food and Manufacturing Sectors2020-06-02T00:00:00-07:00
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