In-house Safety Management Systems vs. Third-Party Safety Management Software: What makes the most business sense?

Managing workplace safety is a core priority for industrial operations. To adequately protect workers and the environment, organizations need to implement structured safety management systems (SMS). This business approach to safety allows companies to manage their safety programs, identify hazards, report incidents, and be proactive in controlling risk. A well-designed SMS is mandatory for planning, […]

Fit for Duty

Since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada back in October, workers and employers alike have worried about how this would affect an individual’s ability to be fit for duty. But being fit for duty is much broader than the new cannabis legislation and other important factors are being left out of the conversation. Employers […]

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 […]