Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
What is the difference between a face mask and a respirator?

 
Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
Pandemic Planning and Business Continuity: Planning for the What if Factor
Friday, January 24th, 2020
It has been over a year (Dec 1, 2018.) since the transition to WHMIS 2015. If you are an employer, you may still have MSDSs in your SDS library for products around your workplace. What should you do with the MSDS and the product?
Monday, January 13th, 2020
During winter, when the arctic chill sets in and heating systems are turned up, the risk for carbon monoxide poisoning increases. Carbon monoxide or CO is a toxic gas that you cannot smell, see or taste and, for this reason, it is known as the ‘silent killer’.
Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
What is a Respiratory Code of Practice?

Many provincial Occupational Health and Safety regulatory bodies require employers to develop a Code of Practice (CoP) when a respirator or repository equipment is used at the worksite.
Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
WHMIS Competency on the Job
Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
Dermal Exposure to Chemicals and Identifying Chemicals of Concern

The skin is the largest organ and the organ which is most commonly exposed to chemicals and health effects from this. Dermal exposure to hazardous substances can result in a variety of occupational diseases and disorders, including occupational skin diseases (OSD) and systemic toxicity.
Thursday, August 29th, 2019
What is Control Banding?

Control banding (CB) is a validated risk assessment method, most commonly used to evaluate chemicals. CB has a 20-year history, starting with pharmaceuticals and proceeding into nanotechnology and ergonomics.  NIOSH has acknowledged that Control Banding can be a useful tool for small businesses.
Monday, August 12th, 2019
Do I need a Safety Data Sheet for that washer fluid at work?  

Friday, July 26th, 2019
The Limitations of PPE as a Hazard Control Method

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
What Is a WHMIS Exempt Product?

Some products are exempt from the WHMIS 2015 legislation and are not required to have a WHMIS label or SDS. Buyers and product users, however, are required to comply with labelling requirements set out by the federal acts and regulations.