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How Much Can a “Fall Protection” Negligence Lawsuit Cost You & How Easily Can It Be Avoided

How Much Can a “Fall Protection” Negligence Lawsuit Cost You & How Easily Can It Be Avoided Falls are among the most common causes of serious injuries and death in the workplace. In fact, in construction, falls take the top spot for accidents. And a lack of fall protection is the most common fine implemented …

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The 19 Point Safety Checklist That Will Save Your Company Thousands (From OHS Regulations & Penalties): Part 1

The 19 Point Safety Checklist That Will Save Your Company Thousands (From OHS Regulations & Penalties): Part 1 The development and maintenance of an effective Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Program is vital to preventing injuries and other accidents at your business. It’s also a key to saving your business from Occupational Health and Safety …

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8 Reasons Occupational Health & Safety Training Will Change The Way You Think About Everything

Viewpoint There are employers and even some employees that consider Occupational Health and Safety Training to be a costly exercise that some think only leads to the disruption of business operations. The result of this dangerous assumption over time has caused a lot of workstation accidents due to bad workplace health and safety procedures. Results …

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A Safety Violation You Didn’t Know You Were Doing But Might Start Getting Fined For

Following The Rules You are a cautious business owner who has been careful over the years to comply with all of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations that you have ever found out about. You are to be commended and congratulated for giving your company, and company employees the very best. However, it may come …

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OHS Officers Can Issue Immediate, On-The-Spot Tickets Against Employers and Workers

Who Does This Involve? The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) is a body set up to enforce laws, regulations and codes under the OHS Act created for all of Alberta. OHS officers ensure these laws are followed to the letter through inspection of workplaces, investigations into an offense and prosecution of offenders. As far as …

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