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 […]

Getting the most out of your Corrective and Preventative Actions plan

The goal of Corrective and preventive action (CAPA) plan is to improve an organization’s success rate in resolving root causes of incidents and hazards. CAPA plans do this by correcting internal processes that allow ineffective assignment and management of corrective actions. Assigning corrective actions is a standard step in any incident and hazard investigation process, because […]