Tag : Occupational Health and Safety

The Importance of Driving Safely!
24 February 2021 | Education & Training, General

The Importance of Driving Safely!

Every year, on average, vehicle collisions are responsible for 50 million injuries and 1.35 million fatalities. In fact, 41% of all fatal workplace injuries are caused by motor vehicle collisions.

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9 Keys to an Effective Drug and Alcohol Policy
17 February 2021 | Drug & Alcohol Testing

9 Keys to an Effective Drug and Alcohol Policy

Your drug and alcohol policy should be viewed as a component of your overall safety program. Having a well-documented policy provides a framework for dealing with the issues surrounding substance abuse and pre-existing medical conditions. SureHire has close to 20 years of experience partnering with companies from many industries across Canada. We have witnessed 9 keys of effective drug and alcohol policies that our partners with successful policies share. So what makes a good policy?

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Fitness-to-Work Testing: What It Is & Why It's Critical
25 January 2021 | Fitness-to-Work Testing

Fitness-to-Work Testing: What It Is & Why It’s Critical

Fitness-to-Work testing acts as a tool for employers to better understand their workforce’s physical capabilities and potential limitations. This creates opportunity for employers to act in a proactive manner to ensure…

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Crucial Facts Employers Should Know
10 December 2020 | General

Crucial Facts Employers Should Know

No organization wants to experience productivity loss, high turnover, and greatly increased safety risks resulting from alcohol or drug use at work (or after work to the point that it affects work the next day). Delve into some of the most crucial facts and FAQs about Drug & Alcohol testing, including the types of testing that can be done to protect and strengthen our workforces and communities.

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6 Advantages to Mobile Testing
10 December 2020 | Audio, Drug & Alcohol Testing, On-Site Testing, Pre-Employment Testing

6 Advantages to Mobile Testing

Mobile testing brings the laboratory to your workplace, eliminating many of the issues related to sending your workers to an off-site lab. Whether you are considering mobile testing as an interim measure or as a permanent alternative to fixed-site or on-site testing, here are 6 advantages to consider and some disadvantages to be aware of.

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Canada's Deadliest Industries
10 December 2020 | Drug & Alcohol Testing, Education & Training, Fitness-to-Work Testing, Pre-Employment Testing

Canada’s Deadliest Industries

Take a deep dive into the causes of workplace 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.

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4 Hidden Costs of Fatigue
10 December 2020 | Fatigue Risk Management

4 Hidden Costs of Fatigue

Imagine it’s a sunny Sunday afternoon. Your kids, family, romantic partner have left you alone with a list of things to accomplish before they return. It all seems a bit daunting, and the couch is just sitting there, basking in the sunshine, and it has your name written all over it. So, you decide to take a nap instead. Just as you are slipping off into dreamland, your phone rings. Startled, you wake up and…

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Understanding Audiometric Testing Services
18 October 2020 | Audio, General

Understanding Audiometric Testing Services

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.

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