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Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion
May 17, 2019
Stop Think Act

Stop Think Act

In collaboration with Imperial Oil and their Esso and branded bulk fuel resellers, WSPS and its network of rural volunteers are helping farmers, agriculture workers and farm families keep safe through a program called Stop Think Act (STA).
Mar 12, 2018
Small Business Duties & Responsibilities

Small Business Duties & Responsibilities

Small Business Duties & Responsibilities 
Nov 13, 2017
Simple Safety Solutions - Retail Sector

Simple Safety Solutions - Retail Sector

Simple Safety Solutions - Retail Sector
Oct 13, 2017
20-8-2: Work Smarter, Not Harder

20-8-2: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Finding an appropriate balance between the time sitting, standing and walking throughout the day will go a long way to keeping you healthy and safe. Work Shouldn't Hurt.

Sep 26, 2017
WSPS 100 Years Anniversary

WSPS 100 Years Anniversary

For a hundred years, the ongoing mission to make workplaces safer has led to Workplace Safety & Prevention Services™ (WSPS) carrying the torch into the 21st century. Today, WSPS is committed to building strong and resilient communities across Ontario.
Jul 14, 2017
Supporting Healthy Minds at Work

Supporting Healthy Minds at Work

The mental health of workers cannot be ignored. In any given week, 500,000 people miss work due to a mental health issue. A truly healthy workplace protects both the physical and mental wellbeing of workers. This video, which originally aired as a free webinar, will help employers understand how they can get started.
Jun 05, 2017
Small Biz: New and Young Workers

Small Biz: New and Young Workers

Did you know that new and young workers are 3x more likely to be injured?
May 31, 2017
Chemical Handling 4 - Control Your Chemical Handling Risks

Chemical Handling 4 - Control Your Chemical Handling Risks

Develop and implement safe work practices and procedures.
May 05, 2017
Chemical Handling 3 - Assess Your Chemical Handling Risks

Chemical Handling 3 - Assess Your Chemical Handling Risks

To complete a hazard assessment refer to the product labels and safety data sheets. The hazard pictogram on each product will provide a quick indicator of associated hazards.
May 05, 2017
Chemical Handling 2 - Know What Chemicals Are In Workplace

Chemical Handling 2 - Know What Chemicals Are In Workplace

WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) is a Canada wide system that provides workers with information and training on working with hazardous materials.
May 05, 2017
Chemical Handling 1 - Understand Your Chemical Handling Risks

Chemical Handling 1 - Understand Your Chemical Handling Risks

Approximately 60% of all fatality claims were caused by cancers associated with exposure to hazardous materials.
May 05, 2017
Simple Safety Solutions - Hits

Simple Safety Solutions - Hits

Simple Safety Solutions - Hits
Oct 13, 2016
Simple Safety Solutions - Overexertion

Simple Safety Solutions - Overexertion

Simple Safety Solutions - Overexertion
Oct 13, 2016
Simple Safety Solutions - Falls

Simple Safety Solutions - Falls

Simple Safety Solutions - Falls
Oct 13, 2016
Safety Snippets - 5. Don't Carry Hazardous Materials Home

Safety Snippets - 5. Don't Carry Hazardous Materials Home

If you work with hazardous materials you want to take some precautions to help prevent illness or injury from chemical exposure.
Oct 07, 2016
Safety Snippets - 4. Have an Emergency Plan to Manage Workplace Chemical Spills

Safety Snippets - 4. Have an Emergency Plan to Manage Workplace Chemical Spills

Despite best methods to control chemical hazards, accidental spills do happen. Be sure your employees know what to do in case of an emergency.
Oct 07, 2016
Safety Snippets - 3. Store Workplace Chemicals Safely

Safety Snippets - 3. Store Workplace Chemicals Safely

It's important that hazardous materials be stored correctly to ensure the safety of all workers. The Safety Data Sheet specifies how to store and handle each substance.
Oct 07, 2016
Safety Snippets - 2. Control Workplace Chemical Hazards

Safety Snippets - 2. Control Workplace Chemical Hazards

Chemicals can help make jobs easier and more productive. But they can also be harmful if not handled properly. Control chemical hazards in your workplace with these helpful tips.
Oct 07, 2016
Safety Snippets - 1. Label Workplace Chemicals Properly

Safety Snippets - 1. Label Workplace Chemicals Properly

A workplace label must contain the product name, the safe handling precautions and a reference to a safety data sheet if available. 
Oct 07, 2016
Warehousing - Assess Your Warehouse Risks

Warehousing - Assess Your Warehouse Risks

Conduct a warehouse operation assessment that focuses on hazards and risks.
Jul 05, 2016
Warehousing - Prevent MSDs in Your Warehouse

Warehousing - Prevent MSDs in Your Warehouse

Sprains and strains account for almost 40% of the injuries registered with the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. Take a close look at the potential hazards associated with Musculoskeletal Disorders within the warehouse.
Jun 23, 2016
Warehousing - Conveyor Safety

Warehousing - Conveyor Safety

Don't wait for an accident to happen. Look for the conveyor hazards that can pose a risk to your workers and take steps to protect against injuries.
Jun 21, 2016
Warehousing - Use Pallets to Safely Store Your Load

Warehousing - Use Pallets to Safely Store Your Load

A pallet is a fundamental and standard piece of equipment used in warehouses and distribution centers. Don't take your pallets for granted. Take care of your pallets and you take care of your employees.
Jun 16, 2016
Warehousing - Understand the Basic Concepts of Steel Storage Racks

Warehousing - Understand the Basic Concepts of Steel Storage Racks

This video focuses on two of the most common causes of racking collapse: the racking structure is not properly installed, and the racking is damaged and it doesn't get reported and repaired quickly.
Jun 14, 2016
Warehousing - Understand Your Loading Dock Hazards

Warehousing - Understand Your Loading Dock Hazards

The person that has the most to lose when safe practices are not followed is the worker who loads or unloads the truck. Encourage your lift truck driver to take safety into his own hands.
Jun 09, 2016
Warehousing - Manage Pedestrian & Traffic Safety

Warehousing - Manage Pedestrian & Traffic Safety

Sound safety practices to manage traffic flow will ensure anyone in your facility is safe and your business keeps moving.
Jun 07, 2016
Warehousing - Understand Your Risks

Warehousing - Understand Your Risks

Warehouses can be dangerous places to work. It's important to understand warehouse hazards because they can lead to serious injury and even death. The key thing to remember is that most of injuries and fatalities can be prevented. Identify potential hazards that could be found in your facility.

Jun 01, 2016
Leadership in Collaboration - Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee

Leadership in Collaboration - Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee

At any given time, WSPS staff are crossing the province and working with our customers – assessing, learning about new challenges and providing guidance in the form of products and services.

Apr 25, 2016
We Listen. We Lead. Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls

We Listen. We Lead. Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls

WSPS customers are supported by a team of health and safety specialists ready to serve - both in real time to specific needs; and over the longer term in the development of high quality products and innovative services.

Apr 25, 2016
We learn from a team of leading safety experts: Our Customers - Bruce Tree Expert Company

We learn from a team of leading safety experts: Our Customers - Bruce Tree Expert Company

We don't develop solutions for our customers. We develop them with our customers.

Apr 25, 2016
The name has changed, the commitment has not.

The name has changed, the commitment has not.

When Workplace Safety & Prevention Services was formed in 2010, things changed. For the better. Our customers benefit from a new level of support from an organization with even greater resources and a broader understanding of products and services.

Apr 25, 2016
Machine Safeguarding - Understand Your Risks

Machine Safeguarding - Understand Your Risks

Ministry of Labour inspectors often visit Ontario workplaces to check on the safe operation of machinery. This video aims to help you prepare for when an inspector calls.

Feb 18, 2016
Machine Safeguarding - Safeguard Your Machines

Machine Safeguarding - Safeguard Your Machines

If machines, tools and equipment are not used and maintained properly interactions with these machines may result in serious injury or a fatality. This video will help your machine guarding efforts.
Feb 18, 2016
Machine Safeguarding - Know Your Safeguarding Options

Machine Safeguarding - Know Your Safeguarding Options

You know you've got to safeguard your machines at the workplace but do you know your safeguarding options? This video provides some guidance.

Feb 18, 2016
Machine Safeguarding - Understand the Pre-Start Health and Safety Review

Machine Safeguarding - Understand the Pre-Start Health and Safety Review

Pre-start health & safety reviews are an important part of machine safeguarding. View this video to know more.
Feb 18, 2016
Machine Safeguarding - Control Hazardous Energy with a Lockout Program

Machine Safeguarding - Control Hazardous Energy with a Lockout Program

This video shows you how to control hazardous energy with a lockout program.
Feb 18, 2016
Machine Safeguarding - Assess Your Safeguarding in Four Easy Steps

Machine Safeguarding - Assess Your Safeguarding in Four Easy Steps

How to assess your machine safeguarding in four easy steps. Watch video 6 for more.
Feb 18, 2016
The Role of the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC)

The Role of the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC)

Hear about the important role you play as a Joint Health & Safety Committee Member.

Visit Joint Health and Safety Committee, Certification Training Overview to learn more.

Jan 15, 2015
JHSC Certification Training Part Two: Sneak Peek

JHSC Certification Training Part Two: Sneak Peek

You've completed Certification Part One training and passed the test. Now what? Hear about what's next in Part Two training.

To learn more about certification training part two, visit Certification Part Two - Manufacturing (2 days).

Jan 15, 2015
WSPS and Tim Hortons: Partnerships @ Work

WSPS and Tim Hortons: Partnerships @ Work

Tim Hortons teams up with Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) to enhance its restaurant owners' health and safety performance.  From its corporate office to local enterprise operations, Tim Hortons worked strategically with WSPS to identify, develop and customize solutions to meet legislated requirements.  The "Always Safe" training program gives each independent owner/operator the tools necessary to manage their own health and safety program, for which they are responsible.

Nov 23, 2011
Knife Safety

Knife Safety

This 10-minute video provides basic orientation around knife safety in the restaurant and food services industry. It includes an overview of knife safety fundamentals including knife selection and inspection, management of cutting surfaces, knife techniques, safe handling and personal protective equipment.

 

Oct 27, 2011