2010 ANNUAL INDEX

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ACCIDENTS/INCIDENTS

“Dos & Don’ts: Don’t Get Rid of Evidence Returned by the Government,” 06/10, p. 16.

“Dos & Don’ts: Do Take Your Own Photos, Measurements, Etc. of Incident Scene,” 06/10, p. 16.

“Fire Preparedness & Response: What the OHS Laws Require,” 10/10, p. 1.

“Surviving OHS Investigations: What to Do When OHS Officials Demand Your Incident Reports,” 02/10, p. 1.

BUSINESS CASE FOR SAFETY

“Demonstrating the Effectiveness of OHS Management Systems,” 09/10, p. 16.

“How Has the Recession Affected Safety Coordinators’ Salaries & Budgets?” 02/10, p. 6.

“How Investing in a Literacy Program Improves Health & Safety,” 12/10, p. 18.

“How ‘Newness’ Increases Safety Risks,” 06/10, p. 14.

“Proving that Safety Training Is Effective and Worth the Investment,” 05/10, p. 13.

“Showing How Safety Coordinator Training Improves a Company’s OHS Compliance,” 03/10, p. 13.

C45

“Brief Your CEO: C45: Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Water,” 07/10, p. 8.

COMPLIANCE

“Codes of Practice: What Are They & Must You Comply with Them?” 03/10, p. 1.

“The Year in Compliance: Safety Budgets Shrink, OHS Enforcement Increases and C-45 Hibernates,” 01/10, p. 1.

CONFINED SPACES

“Confined Spaces: How to Create an Emergency Plan,” 07/10, p. 1.

“Confined Spaces: How to Recognize the ‘Confined Spaces’ in Your Workplace,” 02/10, p. 1.

CONTRACTORS

“Managing Contractors: How to Do Prequalification Safety Audits,” 05/10, p. 1.

DISABILITIES

“Drug & Alcohol Testing, Part 1: What Are the Legal Limits on Testing Policies?” 07/10, p. 1.

“Drug & Alcohol Testing, Part 2: How to Create an Enforceable Testing Policy,” 08/10, p. 1.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Can You Permanently Demote a Worker for Her Poor Safety Record?” 06/10, p. 5.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Is Refusing to Let Uncertified Amputee Drive Forklift Disability Discrimination?” 08/10, p. 6.

“Winners & Losers: Is Employer Liable for Traffic Accident Caused by Worker Who Drinks at Work?” 11/10, p. 20.

DISCIPLINE

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: When Disciplining a Worker Is—and Isn’t—Justified,” 09/10, p. 15.

DUE DILIGENCE

“Due Diligence: 10 Common Traps to Avoid,” 06/10, p. 1.

“Due Diligence: When Are You Liable for Worker Safety Infractions?” 08/10, p. 1.

“The Insider’s 6th Annual Due Diligence Scorecard: Court Cases Shed Light on Due Diligence,” 11/10, p. 1.

“The Insider’s 6th Annual Due Diligence Scorecard, Part 2: What You Can Learn from Recent Due Diligence Cases,” 12/10, p. 1.

“Winners & Losers: What Constitutes Due Diligence for Fall Protection Requirements?” 09/10, p. 20.

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Can a Company Be Prosecuted under Both OHS and Environmental Laws for the Same Incident?” 05/10, p. 1.

“Winners & Losers: When Is a Deliberate Violation of an Environmental Law Justifiable?” 01/10, p. 20.

HAZARDS

“Hazardous Substances: What the Laws Require You to Do about Combustible Dust,” 04/10, p. 1.

“Lawscape: Safety Restrictions on ‘Sharps’,” 12/10, p. 20.

“Liability: Avoid Liability for Winter Traffic Accidents Caused by Workers,” 12/10, p. 1.

“Robots: How to Comply with Safety Requirements for Industrial Robots,” 09/10, p. 1.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Is Banning Cell Phones in the Workplace ‘Family Status’ Discrimination?” 03/10, p. 5.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Workers’ Comp: Can Workers Sue Employer for Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke?” 12/10, p. 8.

“Winners & Losers: What Constitutes Due Diligence for Fall Protection Requirements?” 09/10, p. 20.

ILLNESSES & DISEASES

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Can You Ask a Sick Worker if He Has Swine Flu?” 02/10, p. 5.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Does Need for Infection Control Trump a Worker’s Right to Self-Expression?” 01/10, p. 5.

“Update: Are Mental Stress Claims Covered by Workers’ Comp?” 04/10, p. 1.

“Winners & Losers: When Are Illnesses ‘Occupational Diseases’ Covered by Workers’ Comp?” 07/10, p. 20.

“Workplace Illnesses: Prepare for Flu Season Now,” 11/10, p. 1.

INDUSTRIES

“Focus On: Safety in the Healthcare Industry,” 01/10, p. 17.

“Improve Your OHS Program: Key Insights from Recent Construction Project Safety Study,” 10/10, p. 16.

INSPECTIONS

“Surviving OHS Investigations: What to Do When OHS Officials Demand Your Incident Reports,” 02/10, p. 1.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Can a Company Restrict Inspections by JHSC for Safety Reasons?” 10/10, p. 6.

JHSC

“The Joint Health & Safety Committee: What Are ‘Rules of Procedure’ & Why Your Committee Needs Them?” 06/10, p. 1.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Can a Company Restrict Inspections by JHSC for Safety Reasons?” 10/10, p. 6.

LAWS & REGULATIONS

“Lawscape: Bans on Workplace Smoking (2010),” 09/10, p. 18.

“Lawscape: Update: Bans on Cell Phone Use While Driving,” 08/10, p. 17.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Can a Company Be Prosecuted under Both OHS and Environmental Laws for the Same Incident?” 05/10, p. 1.

Lawscapes

“Bans on Workplace Smoking (2010),” 09/10, p. 18.

“Safety Restrictions on ‘Sharps’,” 12/10, p. 20.

“2010 Workers’ Compensation Rates,” 03/10, p. 16.

“Update: Bans on Cell Phone Use While Driving,” 08/10, p. 17.

LIABILITY

“Brief Your CEO: Liability: Worker Suicides—Can a Company Be Held Liable?” 12/10, p. 17.

“Brief Your CEO: Protecting the Company from Liability for Safety Violations Caused by Workers’ Infractions,” 10/10, p. 19.

“Liability: Avoid Liability for Winter Traffic Accidents Caused by Workers,” 12/10, p. 1.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Is Company Liable for Injury to Non-Employee Caused by Employee’s Safety Infraction?” 04/10, p. 5.

“Winners & Losers: Are Employers Liable for Injuries to Workers Who Don’t Lock Out Equipment?” 02/10, p. 16.

“Winners & Losers: Is Employer Liable for Traffic Accident Caused by Worker Who Drinks at Work?” 11/10, p. 20.

MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT

“Machine Guarding: What the OHS Laws Require You to Do,” 04/10, p. 1.

“Robots: How to Comply with Safety Requirements for Industrial Robots,” 09/10, p. 1.

“Winners & Losers: Are Employers Liable for Injuries to Workers Who Don’t Lock Out Equipment?” 02/10, p. 16.

OFFICERS & DIRECTORS

“Brief Your CEO: C45: Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Water,” 07/10, p. 8.

“Brief Your CEO: Liability: Worker Suicides—Can a Company Be Held Liable?” 12/10, p. 17.

“Brief Your CEO: Previous Training Is No Substitute for Site-Specific Safety Procedures,” 04/10, p. 6.

“Brief Your CEO: Protecting the Company from Liability for Safety Violations Caused by Workers’ Infractions,” 10/10, p. 19.

“Brief Your CEO: The Importance of Ensuring that Company Safety Policies Are Up to Date,” 01/10, p. 6.

“Brief Your CEO: Tolerating Workplace Bullying Puts the Company at Risk of Liability,” 06/10, p. 6.

“Brief Your CEO: Why Informal OHS Programs Aren’t Enough, Even for a Small Workforce,” 03/10, p. 6.

“Brief Your CEO: Workers’ Comp May Not Shield You from Lawsuits by Injured Workers,” 09/10, p. 19.

“Winners & Losers: When Is a CEO Liable for a Company’s Safety Offence?” 08/10, p. 20.

OHS PROGRAM

“Brief Your CEO: Why Informal OHS Programs Aren’t Enough, Even for a Small Workforce,” 03/10, p. 6.

“Improve Your OHS Program: Key Insights from Recent Construction Project Safety Study,” 10/10, p. 16.

“Making the Business Case for Safety: Demonstrating the Effectiveness of OHS Management Systems,” 09/10, p. 16.

“Traps to Avoid: Implementing a New Safety System Without Getting Worker Input,” 11/10, p. 19.

OHS VIOLATIONS

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Can a Company Be Penalized for Violating Both OHS Law and a Related Order?” 07/10, p. 7.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Can a Company Be Prosecuted under Both OHS and Environmental Laws for the Same Incident?” 05/10, p. 1.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Can a Worker Be Prosecuted for an OHS Violation Even if He Was Just Obeying Orders?” 11/10, p. 18.

“Winners & Losers: When Does a Safety Offence Warrant a Six-Figure Fine?” 04/10, p. 16.

PPE

“PPE & Religious Freedom: Drawing the Line Between Safety & Discrimination,” 10/10, p. 1.

SAFETY COORDINATORS/DIRECTORS

“Making the Business Case for Safety: How Has the Recession Affected Safety Coordinators’ Salaries & Budgets?” 02/10, p. 6.

“Making the Business Case for Safety: Showing How Safety Coordinator Training Improves a Company’s OHS Compliance,” 03/10, p. 13.

TRAINING

“Around the Provinces: Hazards and Operations that Require Special Training,” 07/10, p. 18.

“Brief Your CEO: Previous Training Is No Substitute for Site-Specific Safety Procedures,” 04/10, p. 6.

“Dos & Don’ts: Document All ‘Tool Box Talks’,” 10/10, p. 20.

“Dos & Don’ts: Don’t Make Essential Safety Training Voluntary,” 10/10, p. 20.

“Making the Business Case for Safety: Proving that Safety Training Is Effective and Worth the Investment,” 05/10, p. 13.

“Making the Business Case for Safety: Showing How Safety Coordinator Training Improves a Company’s OHS Compliance,” 03/10, p. 13.

“Safety Training: The Records You Need & How Long to Keep Them,” 01/10, p. 1.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Is Refusing to Let Uncertified Amputee Drive Forklift Disability Discrimination?” 08/10, p. 6.

VIOLENCE

“Brief Your CEO: Liability: Worker Suicides—Can a Company Be Held Liable?” 12/10, p. 17.

“Brief Your CEO: Tolerating Workplace Bullying Puts the Company at Risk of Liability,” 06/10, p. 6.

“9 Traps to Avoid When Investigating Workplace Violence Complaints,” 03/10, p. 1.

“Traps to Avoid: Workplace Violence Policies that Only Address Violence in the Workplace,” 04/10, p. 14.

“Winners & Losers: Does Workers’ Comp Cover Injuries Caused by a Co-Worker’s Assault?” 05/10, p. 16.

“Workplace Violence: How to Conduct a Hazard Assessment, 09/10, p. 1.

WORKERS

“Brief Your CEO: Protecting the Company from Liability for Safety Violations Caused by Workers’ Infractions,” 10/10, p. 19.

“Due Diligence: When Are You Liable for Worker Safety Infractions?” 08/10, p. 1.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Can a Worker Be Prosecuted for an OHS Violation Even if He Was Just Obeying Orders?” 11/10, p. 18.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Is Company Liable for Injury to Non-Employee Caused by Employee’s Safety Infraction?” 04/10, p. 5.

“Worker Profile: Older Workers,” 08/10, p. 18.

“Worker Profile: Overweight Workers,” 02/10, p. 13.

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

“Brief Your CEO: Workers’ Comp May Not Shield You from Lawsuits by Injured Workers,” 09/10, p. 19.

“Lawscape: 2010 Workers’ Compensation Rates,” 03/10, p. 16.

“Test Your OHS I.Q.: Workers’ Comp: Can Workers Sue Employer for Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke?” 12/10, p. 8.

“Update: Are Mental Stress Claims Covered by Workers’ Comp?” 04/10, p. 1.

“Winners & Losers: Does Workers’ Comp Cover Injuries Caused by a Co-Worker’s Assault?” 05/10, p. 16.

“Winners & Losers: When Are Illnesses ‘Occupational Diseases’ Covered by Workers’ Comp?” 07/10, p. 20.