Small Biz Safety Podcast Episode 23: Mailbag: Safety Experts Answer Your Questions
It’s time for our experts to answer your questions! Find out about the latest on masking guidance, learn how to reduce the risk of violence and harassment during stressful times, and if you regularly employ 6-19 people, find out how you can get free safety training! And just in time for the holidays, hear about safe food handling, winter driving tips, and decorating safety as you make the season merry and bright.
Note: This episode was recorded on December 6, 2022. All information presented was in effect at that time.
Resources For This Week's Topics
Question 1: Masking
Some resources that can help small business employers address the issue of masking are the Workplace Safety Plan Builder , Workplace masking guidance and an excellent, free, 20-minute recorded webinar that pulls it all together – helping you to make decisions about the use of masks in your workplace and developing your workplace policies to support this.
Small Biz Safety Episode 16 January 2022 “Masks Revisited: Omicron Update”
Small Biz Safety Episode 4 February 2021 “Masks: The Next Frontier”
Question 2: HSR Training
Sign up for Health and Safety Representative (HSR) Basic Training - Ontario | WSPS
Health and Safety Representative (HSR) training: reimbursements available for your small business
Question 3: Violence & Harassment
Small Biz Safety Episode 17 March 2022 " Violence and Harassment Prevention: De-escalation Tips by Small Biz Safety Podcast " (soundcloud.com)
Question 4: Holiday Decorating Safety
Keep the holiday spirit bright with these 12 tips for safe decorating | WSPS
Question 5: Winter Driving Safety
Road safety: winter edition | WSPS - Road safety: winter edition
Question 6: Food Safety for the Holidays
Appetite for Safety: A CBC News investigation about food safety in B.C.
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