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Mill Street Brewery

Safety Groups

OUTSTANDING SERVICE,
PROFESSIONALISM AND MOST
IMPORTANTLY, RESULTS!

Mike McLauchlan,
Sargent Farms

WSPS HAS BEEN A GREAT
RESOURCE FOR OUR JOINT
HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEES

Lee-Anne Lyon-Bartley,
Carillion Canada- Services Division

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WSPS IS A TRUSTED SOURCE
FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY
INFORMATION AND TRAINING

Stanley Yau,
The Woodbridge Group

Stanley Yau

GREAT SAFETY STARTS
WITH GREAT RESOURCES
FROM WSPS

Dannielle Ball & Doug Matthew,
HMS International & Horizon Utilities

Dannielle Ball and Doug Matthew

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Latest News

Slips, trips and falls: 7 steps to prevent them and prepare for the February blitz

Next month's slip, trip and fall inspection blitz is the second in two years. "There's no question the ministry is taking this hazard very seriously," says WSPS consultant Kevin Smith. "And for good reason: slips, trips and falls consistently rank among the top four causes of workplace injuries."

New law makes employers responsible for temp and unpaid worker safety

If you hire temporary or unpaid workers, Ontario's just-proclaimed Bill 18, Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, has expanded your health and safety responsibilities. Some are already in effect. Here’s what you need to know.

Prevent electrical injuries: new CSA Z462 standard and one-day course

If anyone in your workplace may be exposed to electrical hazards, CSA's newly revised standard Z462 - Workplace Electrical Safety can help you upgrade or set up an electrical safety program, "something many workplaces lack even though electrical incidents and injuries are often serious," says Francis Hardy, a senior safety specialist with the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) and a member of the CSA Z462-15 Technical Committee.

Safety and business: one award winner’s strategic approach

Peter van Stralen, president and CEO of Sunshine Brands, is the latest recipient of an Ontario Premier's Award (business) for outstanding college graduates in Ontario. Graduating as a landscape technician in 1990, van Stralen has helped turn a family landscape business into a multi-million dollar brand with over 200 locations in Canada and the U.S. under two franchise concepts, The Grounds Guys and the Sprinkler Guys. Van Stralen is also a founding member of the CEO Health + Safety Leadership Network, a new group of forward thinking senior leaders who embrace their role as champions and influencers in the growth of sustainable businesses and communities in Ontario and beyond. He considers safety a critical success factor in sustaining the company's success. Here's what he told WSPS Network News in a recent conversation.

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