Standardization of Life Saving Rules

With over 300 fatalities in the Canadian oil and gas industry in the past 17 years the industry created a standardized set of Life Saving Rules (LSR) aimed at the prevention of serious injuries and fatalities. This new standard was created jointly by Energy Safety Canada (ESC) and a 14- company Safety Standards Council. It […]

How Does The Legalization of Marijuana in Canada Change Your Workplace Drug and Alcohol Policy?

Recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada on October 17, 2018 and with the legalization of marijuana, we’ve been inundated with questions from our clients. What needs to change to ensure their workplaces are safe? Our answer is simple. If you’ve been enforcing a drug and alcohol policy that focuses on ensuring workers are fit for […]

Bill 30 Implementation- How it Impacts your HSE Program

Previously, we described how our team reviewed Bill 30 and the new Alberta OHS Act and identified major changes. This impacted our HSE program significantly. So how did we modify our HSE System to accommodate these new requirements? We took the following steps: Responsibilities of Worksite Parties We expanded the four positions that had responsibilities […]