2019 green book

Does Your Organization Need the Latest Edition of The Green Book?

Posting the OHSA and Regulations is a legislated requirement Ontario workplaces covered by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations (the Act) are required to have an up-to-date copy of the Act and applicable regulations posted in the workplace. It’s…

Cannabis and the Workplace: Safety-Sensitive Roles

On October 17, 2018, the Canadian Government legalized cannabis for recreational use across Canada. Many Canadians celebrated what’s come to be called “National Cannabis Day.” HR professionals and employers whose organizations employ workers in safety-sensitive roles were likely less jubilant.…

Liquid Lunches: When Drinking with Clients is Part of the Job

Sometimes, the course of our work includes client meetings. And, sometimes these meetings include alcoholic drinks. These are sometimes colloquially known as “liquid lunches.” because t is sometimes thought that only liquid gets consumed at these events. Despite the slang,…

Recognizing Violence and Harassment Hazards in the Workplace

Violence and harassment in the workplace is a serious issue. According to Statistics Canada, 17% of all violence and harassment reports in Canada happened in the workplace. That’s a total of 365,000 workplace violence and harassment incidents occurring in Canadian…