Hygiene Stories

Safety management goes hi-tech

Written by Stefan Dubowski Wednesday, 11 April 2012 15:03
The health and safety sector has come a long way since mine operators used canaries to detect dangerous toxic gas levels. Today, evaluation and control systems are more advanced than ever before, technology has helped standardize — and improve — safety across a swath of industries, and now data analysis helps health and safety experts get ahead of issues well before they become imminent risks.
The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba (WCB) unveiled the latest nine funding recipients of its Research and Workplace Innovation Program (RWIP). Among the projects receiving funding are injury prevention for new immigrants and healthcare workers.
An increased focus to comply with regulations and the need to reduce safety injuries are driving organizations to adopt new strategies and technologies to ensure the safety of people, processes and products.

Slips and trips prevention tips

Written by Nestor E. Arellano Thursday, 08 December 2011 10:21
Low level falls are one of the major causes of fall-related injuries among workers, according to statistics. Most prevention strategies against slips, trips and falls are just common sense yet, these hazards remain in many workplaces. Stop slips and trips before they stop you.
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