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 …