Category: Training

Back and Lifting Safety Training

Back injuries are a major cause of missed time – only second to the common cold! The majority of back injuries occur during lifting tasks and these injuries can be very costly for companies in lost productivity and insurance claims. In the short term, a back injury can cause serious discomfort and pain for the

How Accurate is Your Company’s Incident Reporting?

In any organization where there is a regime of accident and incident reporting, there exists the potential for under or over reporting. This means that the value of the reporting is diminished considerably. After all, you can’t fix what you don’t know about and often “near accidents” are the precursors to serious injuries. When underreporting

Workplace Ergonomics Training

When we think about our daily routines, many people sit more than they stand throughout their day. We wake up in the morning and we sit to read the newspaper and drink our coffee. We leave for work and we sit in our cars or public transit each way. Once we get to work, most

Slip, Trip, and Fall Training

Certain universal truths in the safety world remain; one of which is that slips and trips tend to be one of the largest causes of accidents in the modern workplace leading to lost time and in some cases broken bones or worse. Whilst some injuries by their very nature will be more prone to slips

The Basics of PPE Training

In many countries around the world, it is widely recognized that wearing protective equipment in various working environments is essential to protect the health and safety of workers. This is especially true in hazardous environments such as confined spaces, and in certain industries such as the oil and gas, marine, energy and petrochemical industries. Regardless

Incident Investigation for Employers

As an employer, it is your responsibility to provide a safe working environment for your employees. A great tool at your disposal, often overlooked is incident investigation. So many employers document an incident, taking statements, and cataloging that information away, until the next accident happens. BUT, if you instead investigate every incident, both near miss