Employee Wellness

Heat Stress could have long term effects

With summer approaching and the impact of climate change, heat stress becomes a key challenge as we are facing that time of year when warm days turns into hot days and we start wondering who we can call to force the boss to install air-conditioning. What is the company’s legal responsibility to do that? What […]

Employee Wellness Practitioner Corner with Nitesh Amersi

How much time do you have to issue PPE?

We recently received this question via our online chat. The short answer is you don’t have time. Personal Protection Equipment must be issued to a new employee before they enter the workplace which requires it. There are a number of regulations under the Occupational Health & Safety Act which stipulates the use of respiratory and...

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Workplace Fatigue May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

“Workplace safety makes most of us understandably think about proper training, proper equipment and a safe work environment,” said Kleinik, Illinois Department of Labor Director, in observance of June as National Safety Month. “But a good night’s sleep can be just as important as these other safety fundamentals. A tired worker can pose a serious […]