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Global Ergonomics Month
October 1-31, 2018

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) is pleased to team up with its Health and Safety Ontario partners to participate in Global Ergonomics Month, an international initiative to raise awareness of ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).


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Please be advised that there is a new version of the WSIB Form 82 poster.
Legislation watch: 3 bills that may affect you We're tracking the progress of new legislation to ensure you get the latest information before new rules are enacted. Three bills stand out.
Big box retail/warehouse blitz: Pedestrian safety Traffic management and pedestrian safety will be under scrutiny during the upcoming Big Box Retail and Warehouse Blitz, October 1 to November 23, 2018, warns WSPS Consultant Chuck Leon. "This is huge right now and Ministry of Labour inspectors have written orders for this." The attention is due to a consistently high number of incidents involving vehicles and powered mobile equipment.
Small Business Week: Try our free advisory service If you're a small business, celebrate Small Business Week, October 14-20 by refreshing and invigorating your health and safety efforts. "Health and safety doesn't have to be complicated," says WSPS Account Manager Denise Lam. "Simple solutions can have a profound effect on the health and safety of your employees and the sustainability of your business."
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