Keeping virtual H&S training real for new hires

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  Andrew Peller Limited, one of Canada’s largest and most successful winemakers, was in the middle of a large iCloud technology investment to improve efficiency and support growth when COVID-19 hit. “Migrating to a new system and preparing for harvest season is a huge task in itself,” says Lynne Matsell, the company’s EHS advisor. “We then […]

8 Ways For Employers to “Take Every Reasonable Precaution” During a Pandemic

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8 ways for employers to “take every reasonable precaution” during a pandemic Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act says that employers and supervisors should “take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker.” This is known as the general duty clause, but what it means in an uncertain period such as […]

How Workplaces Can Respond to Shortages of PPE

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Can’t get the N95 masks your workplace requires? Here’s what to do Protecting employees in the face of unprecedented demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) is a challenge facing workplaces in every industry sector.  That’s why WSPS has published FAQ: PPE Considerations, a document on how workplaces can respond to shortages of three high-demand types […]

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