Mark Johnson was only 21 when a workplace accident changed his life forever. Now he shares his story in the hopes of keeping others safe.
In my selfie, I’m armed against fire ants. Post yours on Twitter with hashtags #safetyselfie and #NAOSHWeek May 3-9.
Getting the word out about forklift safety resources after a worker was fatally injured.
“Mental illness is hitting our front line workers like a sledgehammer,” says the Canadian Mental Health Association. They host the Bottom Line Conference Feb 24 & 25 in Vancouver.
When I was a kid in the 70s, my dad worked for BC Hydro and was on-call for dealing with power outages. See how today’s crews keep the lights on.
Commercial vehicles must carry chains between October 1 and March 31 – and it’s also a good idea for anyone else on snowy, icy roads.
I was standing in the grocery line-up when it happened. A worker slipped from the top of a step ladder (the part you are not supposed to stand on) and landed on his back into a bin of onions.
“It doesn’t matter what you have written down in a book. If that doesn’t translate into something real with the people you are responsible for, as a business owner, it means nothing.”
What’s most important for delivery drivers, groundskeepers, and equipment operators who operate the backhoe, front-end loaders, dump truck, and big grass mowers?
It’s a topic that tends to make people uncomfortable – but compassionate solutions can be found. Workers need support to get back on the job, where they are needed, and employers and supervisors need to learn how they can help make that happen.