In today’s blog, we’re taking a deeper dive into the causes of some of these fatalities, including some of the most dangerous industries to work in across Canada, the types of injuries most often reported, and prevention measures employers should consider in order to maintain safe, healthy, and productive workforces and communities.
Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is one of the most common work-related illnesses worldwide but can be prevented by effective workplace hearing conservation programs. Occupational hearing loss is a permanent, non-treatable condition which leads to reduced quality of life when the person’s ability to communicate and socialize becomes impaired. Baseline and subsequent regular audiometric screening of employees exposed to noise allows for early detection of NIHL and provides information for employer investigation and intervention to prevent further hearing loss in employees.
In today’s blog, we’re delving into some of the most crucial facts and FAQs about Drug & Alcohol testing, including why employers should consider implementing a drug & alcohol policy and the types of testing that can be done to protect and strengthen our workforces and communities.
These best practices will ensure your employees stay as safe as possible.
Nearly …23.3 million Canadians aged 15 and older reported having consumed alcohol in the past 12 months, with almost …7.2 million being considered heavy drinkers. Mobile testing has many advantages and can help you keep your workforce safe, healthy, and productive.
Ergonomics is key in any workplace environment. Whether you’re in a downtown Highrise or in a cozy corner of your home with a garden view, optimizing the physical and environmental aspects of ergonomics can greatly improve your health, well being, and work performance.
We are pleased to announce our acquisition of Health Conservation Consultants (HCC) Inc., effective June 15, 2020. Read the full article...
Internal adulteration is the most common cause of specimen dilution. At SureHire, we are committed to providing high-quality testing services that help employers minimize the risk of impairment-related incidents at their workplace. Our urine drug screening process is renowned for having some of the lowest dilution levels in the industry. We recently spoke to SureHire’s Manager, Occupational Testing Services, Kelsey Sunders, to learn more about SureHire’s urine drug screening protocols and to find out what makes SureHire stand out among other occupational health testing organizations. Read more...
How do I make sure it is safe for my employees to return to work? What protocols do I need to follow to ensure the safety of my employees? What can I do to limit the risk of infection/transmission on my job site? The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a number of challenges over the past few months. Now, with the reopening of various businesses across Canada, employers are seeking answers to questions about how they can keep their job sites operational and their employees safe. In today's blog, SureHire's Manager, Occupational Health Services/ Privacy Officer, Dr. Dean McDougall highlights tips for employers to consider when building a safe return-to-work strategy.