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Health, Safety And Hygiene Procedures - Our 10 Commitments

Swiss Belhotel International has announced plans to implement new health and hygiene measures to reassure travellers of a renewed focus on guest wellbeing in the wake of COVID-19 (coronavirus). The company has placed 10 additional Health and Safety commitment steps which have been created by the senior executive team and the health & safety committee, which will build on existing health and safety regimens. The additional commitments will be additional to the companies already extensive H...
Tags: Travel, Ecolab, Health And Safety, Belhotel International, Diversey, COVID


Back to the Office Cooler? It Might Not Happen for Some Ford Employees

By now, most Americans are sick of seeing the inside of their own homes, but not everyone falls into that camp. There’s pros to go with working from home that, in some cases, outweigh the cons. Ford Motor Company, which sent 30,000 U.S. employees home amid the coronavirus pandemic, wants to hear from this cohort […] The post Back to the Office Cooler? It Might Not Happen for Some Ford Employees appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Work From Home, Remote Work, Ford, Autos, Workplace Safety, Ford Motor Company, Health And Safety, News Blog, Ford Employees, Coronavirus


A Break From the Fam: As the Detroit Three White-collar Crowd Cools Its Heels At Home, Fiat Chrysler Has a Plan

You read yesterday how Ford Motor Company plans to keep its salaried workforce working from homes presumably overflowing with baking flour and yeast until September — a measure designed to combat spread of the novel coronavirus. Ford’s Detroit rivals have shown themselves to be pretty much on the same page in terms of pandemic response, though […] The post A Break From the Fam: As the Detroit Three White-collar Crowd Cools Its Heels At Home, Fiat Chrysler Has a Plan appeared first on The Truth A...
Tags: General Motors, Remote Work, Ford, Fca, Gm, Autos, Detroit, Ford Motor Company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Detroit Three, Health And Safety, News Blog, Coronavirus


Security of Sex Workers Paramount in Court Decision

Written by Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc. The recent criminal case of R. v. Anwar, 2020 ONCJ 103 (CanLII) involved a constitutional challenge to various provisions of the Criminal Code dealing with prostitution. The challenge contained a distinct workplace safety consideration: it alleged that the interplay between the challenged sections created a legal regime which was intended to prevent sex workers from lawfully using third parties to protect them and to prevent them f...
Tags: London, Justice, Law, Canada, Bill, Parliament, Calgary, Edmonton, Sex Workers, Daniel, Bedford, Supreme Court of Canada, London Ontario, Ontario Court of Appeal, R, Health And Safety


Here Comes the Heat…

The sudden arrival of summer in this writer’s neck of the woods had two beneficial impacts. First, I’m able to work shirtless and, secondly, I can be assured that the harsh sun and 90-plus degree temps will scrub the rona from my car’s interior just by leaving it parked outside all day. Helps lower the […] The post Here Comes the Heat… appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Police, Law Enforcement, Ford, Autos, Health And Safety, News Blog, Ford Police Interceptor Utility, Coronavirus, Fleet Cars


How agents are handling (and calming) clients’ coronavirus fears

Three agents in Washington, Texas and Canada share how they're quelling fears about a possible COVID-19 pandemic by relying on facts and statistics.
Tags: Texas, Washington, Radio, Canada, Agent, Health And Safety, Windermere, Real Estate Market, Markets & Economy, Agent advice, Select, RE/MAX, Washington Texas, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Buyer Fears


Making your own hand sanitizer is a cinch

Since the latest coronavirus broke cover and started scaring the bejaysus out of everyone, you may have noticed that the supplies that folks think they’ll need in the event of a pandemic are becoming hard to find. I'm paranoid about potential pandemics, but I come by it honestly enough. In my old life, I worked in law enforcement while SARS was scaring the shit out of everyone in Toronto. Years later, I was charged with coming up with a Swine Flu action plan for the company I worked for in Vanco...
Tags: Post, News, Diy, China, Toronto, Hand Sanitizer, Health And Safety, Coronavirus, Wash you damn hands


As Coronavirus Spreads, Should Your Event be Prepared?

With hundreds of confirmed infections in China and the first US case reported this week, what can you do to prepare?   By now you’ve probably heard about the so-called “Novel Coronavirus” that originated in Wuhan, China. While the CDC and other regulatory bodies in the west have reassured the public that the risk is […] The post As Coronavirus Spreads, Should Your Event be Prepared? by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on https://www.eventmanagerblog.com
Tags: China, US, Crowd Control, Health And Safety, GTD, Event Trends, EventMB Studio Team, Coronavirus, Crowd Management, Wuhan China While the CDC


Injured at Work: Tribunal Clarifies the Limits

Written by Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor at First Reference Inc. In a recent “right to sue application,” Decision No. 550/19, the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal considered whether a truck driver who sustained an injury at the workplace a short time after his work assignment ended was entitled to sue the employer. In reaching its conclusion that the right to sue was taken away by legislation, the Tribunal made key findings on the issues of whether the truck driver was a w...
Tags: Law, Tribunal, Daniel, Health And Safety, Workers Compensation, Independent Contractor, Practice Of Law, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, Case Comment, Practice of Law: Practice Management, Substantive Law, WSIB, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, In The Course Of Employment, Right To Sue Application, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act 1997


Dog Video Of The Day: Getting Ready For Thanksgiving With Your Dog

Here’s a great little video with tips on how to have a safe and happy Thanksgiving with your pup!
Tags: Thanksgiving, Pets, Holiday, Health And Safety, Dog Video Of The Day


Smelling of Alcohol Not Reasonable Cause to Test for Drugs

A British Columbia Arbitrator recently held in a preliminary award that an employee who reported to work smelling of alcohol did not provide the employer with reasonable cause to test that employee for drugs. What happened? An employee working in a safety-sensitive position as a labourer at a marine repair works smelled of alcohol when reporting for his shift. Though the employee did not demonstrate any other signs of potential impairment, the employer required him to submit to a urine test fo...
Tags: Human Rights, Law, Health And Safety, Practice Of Law, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, Case Comment, Practice of Law: Practice Management, Substantive Law, Alcohol And Drug Testing Policy, Post-incident Testing, Reasonable Cause Testing, Reasonable Cause to Test for Drugs, Workplace Alcohol And Drug Policy, Columbia Arbitrator, Vancouver Drydock Co, Marine Workers


Workplace Accident Is Not Enough to Prove Employer Committed General Duty Offence Under OHSA

Following a fatal workplace accident, the Alberta Court of Appeal provided a more comprehensive framework for the actus reus requirement of the general duty provision in Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and clarified that the mere occurrence of a workplace accident does not prove the employer committed a violation. Fatal workplace accident – Did the employer violate its “general duty” to ensure the health and safety of an employee? During a “tripping out” procedure on Decem...
Tags: Law, Court, Court of appeal, Alberta, Rose, Supreme Court of Canada, R, Health And Safety, Court of Queen 's Bench, Provincial Court, Due Diligence, Practice Of Law, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, Case Comment, Practice of Law: Practice Management, OHSA


5 Ways to Maximize Your Personal Injury Payout

You are a careful and conscientious person. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of every other person. If you have been injured owing to the inattention, negligence, or recklessness of… Read more » The post 5 Ways to Maximize Your Personal Injury Payout appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Legal, News, Health And Safety, Personal Injury Claims


Everything Small Business Owners Need to Know About Drug Testing

By John Hawes Substance abuse in the workplace is a very real problem for small businesses. It’s also a costly one. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, drug abuse alone costs workplaces $130 billion in lost productivity, while alcohol abuse is costing upward of $240 billion—73% of which is due to lost productivity—according to the Centers for Disease Control. Alcohol, cannabis, and opioid pain medications are the most frequent substances used. To give you a sense...
Tags: Sales, Canada, States, Human Resources, Dc, Medical Marijuana, Drug Testing, Dot, State, Health & Safety, Health And Safety, National Institute, National Council, John Hawes, Department of Transportation DOT, CCO


Everything Small Business Owners Need to Know About Drug Testing

By John Hawes Substance abuse in the workplace is a very real problem for small businesses. It’s also a costly one. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, drug abuse alone costs workplaces $130 billion in lost productivity, while alcohol abuse is costing upward of $240 billion—73% of which is due to lost productivity—according to the Centers for Disease Control. Alcohol, cannabis, and opioid pain medications are the most frequent substances used. To give you a sense...
Tags: Sales, Canada, States, Human Resources, Dc, Medical Marijuana, Drug Testing, Dot, State, Health & Safety, Health And Safety, National Institute, National Council, John Hawes, Department of Transportation DOT, CCO


Handy Tips For Happiness, Health and Safety at Work

Employers know they’re liable for your health and safety, and have strict rules in place to protect you when you’re at work- however, things can sometimes go wrong.
Tags: Jobs, Health And Safety, Discover Career Opportunities


Stress From Workplace Investigation Not Compensable

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal clarified that stress from a workplace investigation is a non-compensable workplace event. What happened? Arrested for public intoxication in August 2009, a woman was placed in lockup where she fell off the bunk onto the floor and appeared in distress. She was not taken to the local hospital for a medical assessment until later that afternoon, at which point she was placed on life support and passed away a week later. It was subsequently determined that the woma...
Tags: Law, Court, Canada, Nova Scotia, Employment law, Tribunal, Board, Health And Safety, Workplace Stress, Practice Of Law, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, Substantive Law: Legislation, Case Comment, Practice of Law: Practice Management, Substantive Law, Criminal Code


Acknowledging ‘World Day for Health & Safety’ and ‘Workers’ Memorial Day’

“A business’s most valuable asset is, and will always be, the dedicated staff that devote themselves to delivering the work of the organisation” – Professor Dame Carol Black, UK National… Read more » The post Acknowledging ‘World Day for Health & Safety’ and ‘Workers’ Memorial Day’ appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, News, Health And Safety, Professor Dame Carol Black UK National Read


A Glance at ESA and OHSA Requirements Under Bill 148 With Implementation Dates

On November 27, 2017, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148) received royal assent and is now law. Bill 148 makes significant amendments to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000, Labour Relations Act, 1995 and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The amendments are significant and have various implementation dates. This article deals with providing a timeline for provisions in force from the date of assent to January 1, 2019 under Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ES...
Tags: Law, Esa, Human Resources, Bill, Employment law, Ontario, Health And Safety, Ministry of Labour, Practice Of Law, Substantive Law: Legislation, Practice of Law: Practice Management, OHSA, Substantive Law, Employment Insurance, Ontario Employment Standards Act, Bill 148 Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act 2017


Making the Decision: File a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Getting injured is a fact of life; however, if it happens to you at work or at another person’s establishment, you might be able to claim negligence on their part.… Read more » (c) Noobpreneur.com
Tags: Business, Legal, Health And Safety, Personal Injury Lawsuit, Business Premise Safety


Want to Watch the Solar Eclipse? Here's Where You Can Find Safe Glasses

As science-lovers everywhere prepare for the Aug. 21 solar eclipse, news stories about sales of counterfeit eclipse-viewing glasses have emerged. NASA, which issued a safety guide for viewing the eclipse back in July, advises following strict criteria for eclipse eyewear to avoid damaging your vision. But because high demand has led to many retailers selling out of the proper eyewear, it's important to do your research before purchasing a pair that claims to meet those standards. RelatedFor ...
Tags: Space, Science, Religion, Tech, Nasa, Don, Health And Safety, Eleven Best Buy Bi Mart Hobby Town Kirklands, Kroger Lowe


"Intellectual property rights" are why UK government won't say which housing failed fire safety test

60 UK tower blocks, including 9 owned by local governments, have failed a new round of more-stringent fire tests conducted in the wake of the Grenfell fire disaster. (more…)
Tags: Post, Copyfight, UK, News, Fire, Tories, Ukpoli, Health And Safety, Grenfell, Grenfell Tower, Nonsense On Flaming Stilts


5 Workplace Hazards To Watch Out For

Your workplace might not be as safe as you might imagine. A lot is going on in your workplace and things may be misplaced, broken or malfunction.  If you want… Read more » (c) Noobpreneur.com
Tags: Business, Management, Health And Safety, Workplace Hazards


Benefits of Having a Sound Workplace Health and Safety Policy

If you want your business to stand out among the crowd, you must have a sound workplace health and safety policy to maximize business productivity. Always remember that employee health and safety is one of the primary requirements of a business to succeed in the long run. So you need to take steps accordingly and strategically to make it a success. Here are a few workplace health and safety policy-related tips that might come in handy for you. A sound policy for tackling fire hazards Fire is ...
Tags: Workplace, Sales, Workplace Safety, Health And Safety, Workplace Relationships, Workplace health


Don't Leave For the Beach This Weekend Without One of These Safe Drugstore SPFs

As plenty of cautionary tales have taught us, no Summer beauty bag is complete without SPF. And while there are plenty of luxurious (and pricey!) options available online for the planners among us, that doesn't mean procrastinators or spontaneous day-trippers are out of luck. If you walk down any drugstore sunscreen aisle, you'll find dozens of options. Feeling daunted? We reached out to Sonya Lunder, author of the 2017 Environmental Working Group's Guide to Sunscreens, who filled us in on her ...
Tags: Summer, Beauty, Sunscreen, Ewg, Don, Health And Safety, Beauty Products, Beauty News, Beauty Shopping, Drugstore Beauty, Lunder, Summer Beauty, Sonya Lunder, UVB UVA, EWG Lunder


6th Circuit grants EEOC broad subpoena powers

The Witch: I’m not a witch! I’m not a witch! Sir Bedevere: But you are dressed as one The Witch: *They* dressed me up like this! Crowd: We didn’t! We didn’t… The Witch: And this isn’t my nose. It’s a false one. Sir Bedevere: [lifts up her false nose] Well? Peasant 1: Well, we did do the nose. Sir Bedevere: The nose? Peasant 1: And the hat, but she is a witch! Crowd: Yeah! Burn her! Burn her!  – Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) How wide of a net is the EEOC entitled to cast when issu...
Tags: Law, UPS, Monty Python, Ada, EEOC, District, United Parcel Service, Health And Safety, OSHA, Jon Hyman, 6th Circuit, Bedevere, Sinisa Matovski, Matovski


Overlooking This Tiny Detail on a Sunscreen Bottle Causes Major Skin Burns

It's 2017, and by now, we're well aware of the risks of tanning. We know to apply sunscreen every two hours, we know to put it on for all outdoor activities, and we know how important it is to apply even when it's cloudy. But what about expired sunscreen? What happens if we're following all the sun protection rules, but still manage to get a horrible sunburn because of an old bottle of sunscreen? I fell victim to a sunscreen expiration date, and now, it's the first thing I check before applying...
Tags: New York City, Summer, Beauty, Sunscreen, Schultz, Nelly, Health And Safety, Farber, Delray Beach FL, Schweiger Dermatology Group, Summer Beauty, Sunburn, Neal Schultz, Michele J Farber


Handy Tips For Happiness, Health and Safety at Work

Employers know they’re liable for your health and safety, and have strict rules in place to protect you when you’re at work- however, things can sometimes go wrong.
Tags: Jobs, Career Advice, Health And Safety


Partisan Political Arguments in the Workplace, Part 2

In February, we posted a discussion with respect to how workplace political expression could go awry with human rights law. The article also provided best practices on how human resources professionals and employers can appropriately address human rights complaints specifically on the basis of political belief, activity or association. However, a comment sparked further discussion on how workplace political expression could also contravene harassment provisions under occupational health and safe...
Tags: Harassment, Law, Employment law, Human Rights Act, Tribunal, Columbia, Anderson, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Manitoba, Health And Safety, Mol, WCA, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, Substantive Law: Legislation, Case Comment