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Small Biz Safety Podcast Episode 18: Mailbag Special

We open up the mailbag to answer your questions! Safety experts Kirsi Henry, Jack Minacs, Pam Patry and Lori Shepherd discuss returning to the office, tips on becoming an HSR, seasonal workers and more.

Note: This episode was recorded on April 6, 2022. All information presented was in effect at that time. Please check with your local Public Health unit to confirm up-to-date prevention measures that are in place in your area.

Resources For This Week's Topics

WHMIS – Do all employees need training every year? Chemicals, Hazardous Materials & WHMIS 

Seasonal employees and JHSC requirements

Guide for health and safety committees and representatives 

Health and Safety Representative (HSR)

Health & Safety Representative 

Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Basic Training

How Can Businesses Deal With The Dropping Of  Mandates If Some Employees And Customers Are Not Quite Ready?

COVID-19 information and resources 

Should you keep some COVID controls in place? 

Return To Office

Prepare for emergency situations including COVID-19 

How to apply your COVID-19 safety plan to other hazards 

6 tips for preventing MSDs in the post-pandemic office 

Other Resources

Disconnecting from Work Poster 

MLTSD initiatives 2022-2023: inspection schedule 

Contact Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Looking for Small Biz resources and more information? Visit the WSPS Small Business Centre

Have health and safety questions? Contact the WSPS Duty Consultant by email or call 1-877-494-WSPS (9777)

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