Opinion

How to use existing OHS systems to optimize your budget

How to use existing OHS systems to optimize your budget

How a robust safety system can directly contribute to the credit account of your company

Risk communication in a pandemic

Risk communication in a pandemic

Glyn Jones, a partner at EHS Partnerships, explains why it is essential for safety professionals to perfect their risk communication skills in the midst of a pandemic

A bit on biases

A bit on biases

Cognitive biases apply to most of us

Risk tolerance in crazy times

Risk tolerance in crazy times

Safety consultant Dave Fennell covers the influencing factors of risk tolerance, how they impact decision-making and how an understanding of these factors will reduce risk tolerance in your workplace in a 'new normal'

Construction director and officer liability from COVID-19 workplace exposure

Construction director and officer liability from COVID-19 workplace exposure

COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (“WHO”) on March 11, 2020

Work refusals and the COVID-19 pandemic

Work refusals and the COVID-19 pandemic

The current pandemic raises legitimate concerns around workplace safety, notably with regards to the refusal of unsafe work, which is a fundamental right held by workers

Safety first for UVC sterilization

Safety first for UVC sterilization

‘Even though UVC devices are efficient at inactivating viruses, anyone considering using them should also be aware of the serious health effects of using them without the appropriate safeguards in place’

Chemical hazard assessment for small business

Chemical hazard assessment for small business

Small to medium sized businesses can face many challenges when encountering serious OHS hazards