December 21st, 2021
Working in a Winter Wonderland
Do you work outside in cold temperatures, like roadwork or emergency services? What about moving care recipients between locations, or simply driving to and from work in icy conditions? You need to take into consideration the hazards that come with winter weather, both in your personal life, and on the job.
October 28th, 2021
Posture Check! Ergonomics Matter 365 Days A Year
One in every ten Canadian adults have had a repetitive strain injury (RSI) serious enough to limit normal activities. Is this happening to you? This Global Ergonomics Month, take a look around to ensure you and your staff are properly preventing RSI and Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD). How is your posture? Do you need to take a break from standing or sitting? Our new blog goes over various employer resources to help you on the path to MSD prevention in your workplace
October 19th, 2021
Health & Safety Check-In for Small Business Week
Health and safety is important no matter the state of the world, and can seem like a daunting task full of questions and uncertainties. PSHSA offers several training and resource materials to help you understand your responsibilities and meet your obligations. Let’s make workplace health and safety as easy as possible for you and your small business.
October 4th, 2021
Supporting a Harassment-Free Workplace during Vaccine Policy Implementation
To ensure the safety of all employees while implementing a vaccination policy, organizations are encouraged to remind workplace parties of the policy requirements, expectations and promotion of a harassment-free work environment.
July 27th, 2021
Beat the Heat: Preventing Heat Stress and Heat-Related Disorders
While we may be thankful that the weather has turned warmer and we can spend our free days out for hikes or at the beach with our friends and family, as we dive deeper into the warmer months it’s important to be wary of what the heat can do to our bodies, especially while working in these high temperatures. Do you know the risks of overexposure to heat and the signs of heat-related disorders?