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Observation Reporting and the Health and Safety Committee

The Health and Safety Committee is an integral part of the company's Internal Responsibility System (IRS). Its purpose is to identify hazards and make recommendations to the employer to control...
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Topics: workplace safety, mobile inspections, inspection management

Preparing for the Paving Season

Asphalt paving season is upon us, and it's the right time for contractors to start preparing their equipment for the busy season. So, what steps need to be taken to make the most of these...
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Topics: inspection management, equipment maintenance, asset management

Five Goals of Field Observations

A proven way to verify and measure the effectiveness of an organization's safety efforts is to conduct field personnel observations. Conducting field personnel observations enables the...
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Topics: why inspect?, workplace safety, inspection management

Keeping Frontline Workers Safe During COVID

With the COVID-19 pandemic still impacting everyday business operations, business owners and managers must do all in their power to ensure worker health and workplace safety. They also need to...
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Topics: workplace safety, inspection management, PPE

The Importance of Testing Exit Signs & Emergency Light

Testing and maintenance of emergency lighting and exit signs are essential for workplace safety. Maintaining these units can be crucial for helping your personnel safely navigate to other work...
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Topics: safety management, workplace safety, inspection management

Safety Made Easy - Walk Throughs and Observation Reporting

A safety walk through is a vital component of every safety program. They allow managers and supervisors to evaluate the program, identify any deficiencies, and determine actions and areas that...
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Topics: safety management, workplace safety, inspection management, safety audits

3 Ways to Get Employee Involvement in Safe Work Initiatives

Creating a strong 'health and safety' work environment is one of the biggest challenges for most organizations. Nevertheless, numerous companies have successfully developed safety cultures that...
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Topics: safety awareness, workplace safety, inspection management

10 Questions You Want To Answer In Your Health & Safety Committee Meetings

Health and safety committees in the workplace consist of worker and management members. Specific legislation defines how each member of the committee is selected. Labor laws in Canada state that...
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Topics: safety management, workplace safety, inspection management

A Spotlight On Industrial Hygiene

After a year marked by a still-ongoing health crisis, special attention is paid to all the ways we can make our workplaces and homes cleaner and safer for our health. However, keeping everything...
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Topics: why inspect?, inspection management

Highlights From Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 33rd Annual International Roadcheck

International Roadcheck is an annual event that takes place over 72 hours across North America. During these three days, inspectors certified by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)...
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Topics: inspection management, vehicle safety

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