9. Benefits of Modified Work

May 10, 2021 Many companies look for ways to save money on their WCB Premiums; reduce their incident severity rates; and return skilled workers to their regular duties as quick and efficiently as possible. In-line with safety, the best tool to use for this is Modified Work.  Modified work is providing reduced or alternate duties to a worker which allows them to return to work before they are …

8. Do I need an emergency response plan?

May 3, 2021 Do I need an Emergency Response Plan?  In short, yes! Every organization should have an emergency response plan that suits their needs. Here’s a short story on why it’s so important.  Many years ago, I put an emergency response plan together for an organization which had an incident. People at the facility noticed a strong natural gas smell in the gym area.  There was a …

7. How do I get into the Safety Field?

April 26, 2021 So, you want to get into the field of Occupational Health and Safety? Great choice! I love the career and it has been good for me. I actually get asked the question a lot and the answer really depends on where you are, what you know, and where you want to be. Safety professionals are hired by all sorts of …

6. Tribal Chief’s Employment and Training Services Association – TCETSA

April 19, 2021 This week I’d like to feature an organization I have worked with over the last couple of years: Tribal Chief’s Employment and Training Services Association or TCETSA. TCETSA, an Indigenous organization that operates on Treaty 6 territory and has a number of programs designed to help Indigenous people improve their skills and find employment.  Their initiatives include: The …

COVID Information

Dave Ferro Safety Ltd is pleased to announce that we are able to offer firearms safety training under the new State of Public Health Emergency declaration. We run our classrooms at the required 15% capacity, and ensure that students are physically distanced. An enhanced sanitation program is in effect; touch points are frequently sanitized including spraying all firearms with aerosol …