Tracking the Cost of Workplace Injuries

In this video, John Cameron discusses how organizations can calculate the cost of workplace injuries, so they can better understand the hidden costs as well as the more obvious costs. For more information: https://ssiconsulting.ca/services/occupational-health-and-safety/ John’s Bio: https://ssiconsulting.ca/our-team/john-cameron/ Please post comments and questions below in the Comment section. If you would like to have a conversation…

Cannabis Legalization and the Workplace

The Cannabis Act will be coming into force on October 17, 2018, and subject to provincial or territorial restrictions, adults will be able to possess, share, buy, or grow legal cannabis up to a designated amount. According to Statistics Canada, Nova Scotians are Canada’s highest per capita consumers, and 4.9 million Canadians are already purchasing…

Quality Management: Built In or Inspected In?

There are a couple of different ways to manage quality and many debates as to the benefits of the various ways. The most economical way in the long run is to build quality in right from the start by involving all employees at all stages. Let’s look at the different approaches suggested in the title.…

Occupational Health & Safety: It’s All About Culture

Recently I had the pleasure of attending the International Safety Culture Summit at Saint Mary’s University. This was an excellent conference with several senior international speakers representing many diverse industries. Conference presenters spoke about the significant challenges associated with changing long established mindsets focused on compliance, utilizing by top-down controls to police workplace safety. As…