Excessive exposure to noise in the workplace is one of the leading causes of hearing loss in Canada. With noise levels a concern in most industries across the country, employers are always looking for ways to reduce noise pollution in the workplace
With the development of the pipeline, contractors are signing on to complete the work in the proposed phases, and are responsible for hiring subcontractors to accomplish this! According to the Trans Mountain Corporation, contractors must ensure that all employees working for them are fit to work. Learn more about testing for this project!
With the legalization of cannabis in Canada on October 17, 2018, the prevalence of drug and alcohol testing in safety sensitive and safety critical job positions has increased. As a result companies that employ safety sensitive workers are increasingly adding drug and alcohol testing as one of their tools to keep workers and work sites safe.
Prescription drug use is a growing issue in the workplace — and it can be a complicated issue to navigate. Read more to learn about managing safety sensitive medications within your workplace.
If you're an employer, it's crucial that you ensure your employees — both new and return-to-duty — are ready for the work at hand.