As a health and safety auditor there are so many times I review company’s incident investigations and become frustrated with the effort put forth. Improperly completely investigations, beg the question “why bother?”.
As an employee, you have a key role to play in preventing work-related injuries and diseases. The employer has worked hard to do its part in protecting your health and safety, and Part II of the Canada Labour Code defines your rights and duties as an employee.
Manual Lifting of objects can range from very light objects such as a piece of paper, a pin or a pen to very heavy objects like tubing and well head components. Lifting is very much a part of our every day jobs.
As a result of a number of my field visits, I have noticed workers don’t use hearing protection as often as they should (including myself), to protect us from noise hazards onsite. Noise is unwanted sound, and it can have different effects on you. The first effect is physiological, which means that you can lose […]