SET SAFETY’S GUIDE TO Safety Clothing

From vests to coveralls, everyone is familiar with the shocking orange and neon yellow worn on worksites and at hazardous jobs. Most people refer to it as reflective clothes, but if you or a loved one works in the industry– you probably know it by its official name: High-Visibility Safety Apparel (HVSA). There is more…

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ONLINE TRAINING: 5 Tips to Stay Focused & On Track

One of the biggest advantages of online safety training is that the student can guide themselves at their own pace. While useful to most, it can actually be a detriment to certain learners that find it difficult to stay focused and on track. Are you easily distracted from your studies? Read on for SET Safety’s…

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ONLINE TRAINING: Is It Right For You?

Safety training is required for employees across all kinds of industry, especially the heavy duty labour that makes up the backbone of Canada’s economy. The safety of working Canadians should be a priority for all employers– online training is often the most effective and convenient way to achieve this goal. Do you have questions or…

WHMIS 2015 / GHS SYMBOL GUIDE

Globally Harmonized System (GHS), formerly known as WHMIS 2015, defines and classifies the hazards associated with chemical products, and works to communicate health and safety information through labels and safety data sheets. Chemical products are placed in classes. Each class describes a different type of hazard. A product may belong to one or more class,…

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HOW DOES ONLINE LEARNING WITH SET SAFETY WORK?

Many companies have made the switch to online safety and training courses. The benefits of online learning are clear. You spend less time in the classroom, save money and increase retention. But how does it all work? Join us as we walk through the Set Safety online course process – from sign up to completion.…

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HOW TO BUILD AN EFFECTIVE SAFETY CULTURE

Having a good safety culture in your organization is more important than ever. Companies with poor safety cultures see more incidents and injuries, poor attitudes and bad behaviour. Even if you think you’re doing things right, it never hurts to take a step back and reevaluate to make sure that everyone is on the same…

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA & THE WORKPLACE

Medicinal marijuana (or cannabis) is quickly making its way towards widespread legality across Canada. This presents a whole host of issues for business owners, managers and supervisors as this drug becomes regulated and prescribed to the labour force. If you are in this position, keep reading for a summary of SET Safety’s Managing Medical Marijuana…

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LOCKOUT/TAGOUT: What is it and why is it important?

Accidents at the workplace can cause serious injury or worse, so there are many regulations and safety measures put in place for prevention. One such standard is Lockout/Tagout, drafted by the Canadian Standards Association Group and endorsed by the Standards Council of Canada for the purpose of controlling hazardous energy. Proper lockout and tagging out…

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WCB CLAIMS: Real Costs for Canadian Businesses

A workplace injury is serious on many levels, but once the wellbeing of the employee is confirmed– much of the focus should turn to the Workers’ Compensation Board claim and the road back to good health. The reality of this situation means that the business must shoulder the burden while the employee recovers. Since workplace…