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RETURN TO WORK
Mar 12, 2013
Getting back to work: Employers' role in return-to-work programs and reducing costs
Employers want to improve health and safety performance and limit workplace injury expenses, according to Liz Scott, CEO of Toronto-based Organizational Solutions. Scott sat down with Canadian HR Reporter TV to talk about how her experience with Ontario's WSIB can be applied across the country.
Jan 15, 2013
Blame poor conditions, not human error, for workplace accidents: Expert
When an accident occurs in the workplace, employers often search for the violation the worker committed that led to the incident, according to Todd Conklin, a senior advisor at the U.S. Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico. Conklin spoke to Canadian HR Reporter TV about his view that human error may actually be system-induced.
Jan 3, 2013
Conversation critical between HR, safety and operations
The human resources, safety and operations departments at companies need to be better integrated, according to Stephanie Benay, a consultant with Bendex Safety Specialists. Canadian HR Reporter TV spoke with Benay about the critical conversation she says these departments need to have.
Dec 11, 2012
Arthurs' report: Experience ratings in Ontario
While reviewing the unfunded liability at Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), Harry Arthurs found himself in the middle of a dispute over the province's experience rating system. The former president of York University in Toronto discusses the recommendation he made to the WSIB about the appropriate next steps. Canadian HR Reporter TV met with Harry Arthurs at the International Symposium on the Challenges of Workplace Injury Prevention through Financial Incentives, held by the Institute for Work and Health in November 2012.
Nov 27, 2012
Suncor employees caught 'pink-handed'
The hand injury protection program at Suncor Energy also benefits the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Martin Mudryk, Suncor's loss and prevention officer, discusses the connection between these 2 seemingly different topics
CANADA'S SAFEST EMPLOYERS
Oct 20, 2012
Highlights from the Canada's Safest Employers awards gala
A look at the second annual awards ceremony, put on by
Canadian Occupational Safety
magazine, a sister publication to
Canadian HR Reporter
Oct 16, 2012
Building a better mouse
The most common computer mouse isn't adequately designed for someone working on a computer for an extensive time frame, according to Michael Craggs, president and CEO of Ergo Canada. He shows us some ergonomically-friendly computer mouse options
Oct 2, 2012
Corporate chaplaincy in the workplace
All Weather Windows introduced its chaplaincy program in 2006. Six years later, the program is still offering support to employees unlike most Canadian workplaces, says health and safety manager Estelle Carson
Sep 12, 2012
Shift work as a possible carcinogen
Paul Demers, director and member of the Occupational Cancer Research Centre steering committee, talks about shift work as a possible carcinogen.
Aug 28, 2012
Paul Demers, director and member of the steering committee of the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, talks about current research, knowledge gaps and research priority areas when it comes to workplace carcinogens
Aug 21, 2012
Keeping older workers safe on the job
Ian Howcroft, vice-president of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, discusses what employers can do to ensure the safety of workers as they age
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Aug 8, 2012
Conducting OHS incident investigations
Jerry Traer, program and training specialist with Workplace Safety North, talks about conducting proper incident investigations and how to ensure recommendations are implemented
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Jul 4, 2012
Preventing occupational hearing loss
Bev Borst, occupational health and environmental safety technical service specialist at 3M Canada, talks about how to halt noise-induced hearing loss in the workplace.
Jun 7, 2012
Challenges facing safety professionals in 2012
Elizabeth Mills, president and CEO of Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS) in Ontario, talks about the challenges facing OHS professionals, including remote workforces and low literacy levels.
May 1, 2012
2012 Partners in Prevention conference
This year Ontario's Partners in Prevention conference was in Mississauga, Ont. on May 1-2. More than 4,500 health and safety professionals were expected to attend.
Apr 9, 2012
Helping executives deal with grief
Brenda Marshall, founder of the Solacium Group, talks about how to help executives after they've dealt with a loss.
Mar 12, 2012
Managing employee medical leaves
Megan Burkett, a lawyer in Keyser Mason Ball's HR law group, talks about what information companies should be asking for when an employee is on medical leave.
Feb 1, 2012
Dealing with abrasive leaders
Laura Crawshaw, founder of the Boss Whispering Institute, talks about dealing with abrasive leaders and what HR can do to set limits and consequences for leaders who exhibit abrasive behaviour.
Health and wellness
Jan 10, 2012
How physical space impacts workplace wellness
Mandy Sutherland, applied research consultant at Steelcase Canada, discusses how physical space can impact health and wellness.
Dec 6, 2011
B.C. safety charter
Maureen Shaw, a health and safety expert and consultant involved with the British Columbia safety charter, talks about the importance of getting senior executives involved in workplace health and safety.
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