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Reopening your business? Take a tried, tested approach

Considering the hazards of a new workplace reality and taking reasonable precautions to protect staff are the first steps towards reopening following COVID-19 closures.

Guarding minds through a pandemic

Experts reveal some of the mental-health risks associated as a result of extended self-isolation, as well as solutions for workers.

WOHSS names new chair, vice-chair

Formed in 2017, the Women in Occupational Health and Safety Society is now under new leadership.

Build confidence through realistic training.

Learn about fire extinguishers from a firefighter and receive First Aid and CPR training from a responder with emergency scene experience. Take Working at Heights and Forklift training from experienced specialists.

FESTI can help you meet your Occupational Health and Safety training needs.

FESTI offers onsite training and flexible online learning opportunities to help you reach your goals in a way that works for you.

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Canada’s ‘inevitable’ second wave of COVID-19 cases

No one knows when a fresh surge of COVID-19 cases will emerge in Canada, but experts agree numbers are poised to rise and could very well explode in surveillance blindspots. » Read More

WorkSafeBC issues COVID-19 guidelines as businesses ready to reopen

The guidelines cover sectors ranging from restaurants to offices, including guidance on how many people should be allowed in a business as well as controlling entry and exit points. » Read More

Download PROVIX Covid Camera Information

Provix has introduced a series of cameras designed to detect abnormal temperatures to detect symptoms of Covid19.

  • Facial Recognition Detection: just under 10ft / 3m
  • Forehead Temperature Detection: 10-15" / 25-40cm
  • Alarm for Temperature over 99.1°F / 37.3°C
  • Scans quickly to keep traffic moving.
  • Floor Stand, Desktop Stand or Turnstile options.
  • Can be used as a stand alone system that does not require a computer or network.
  • Can be integrated with software (included) and a computer.
  • Can be used to lock/unlock doors based on temperature readings.

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New CSA standard will help in managing impairment at work

The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) will soon release the public review draft of the new standard CSA Z1008:21 — Management of impairment in the workplace. » Read More

Leaving hand sanitizer in hot vehicles a fire risk: Alberta doctors

Doctors at Alberta Health Services say people using hand sanitizer when they are out shouldn’t leave it in their cars for too long because it could lead to a fire. » Read More

Virtual Ergonomic Solutions, Workplace Ergonomics done anywhere

With advances in technology, businesses are finding ways to be creative and enable employees to work from almost anywhere. This flexibility comes at a cost for some workers. Working from the comfort of their homes or in remote locations may expose them to hazards associated with the development of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs.) Although there is a lot of information out there, nothing beats the expertise of industry-leading experts. WSPS is offering five new virtual solutions for home and office worker.

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VIDEO: Safety advice for employers as Canada reopens

Earlier this month, OHS Canada editor Marcel Vander Wier spoke with three safety experts to better understand how employers should be developing safe workplace policies. » Read More

PODCAST: The importance of CSA standards

The CSA Group develops standards in many areas, including fall protection. Tune in for a discussion on the history and evolution of these important standards. » Read More