Tag : Worker Safety

Common OHS Risks, Challenges, and Compliance Regulations in Alberta, Canada
31 January 2023 | General

Common OHS Risks, Challenges, and Compliance Regulations in Alberta, Canada

Occupational testing is a practical and effective prevention strategy employers can implement regarding Alberta’s specific needs. This article will look at Alberta’s top economic sectors, prevalent work-related injuries, and recommendations for occupational tests in this province.

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Prescription Medication in a Safety-Sensitive Workplace: Duty to Accommodate
16 January 2023 | General

Prescription Medication in a Safety-Sensitive Workplace: Duty to Accommodate

Prescription medications can be a significant problem for workers in safety-sensitive positions. Here is what employers need to know.

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Fentanyl Testing FAQs
27 December 2022 | Pre-Employment

Fentanyl Testing FAQs

What is fentanyl, why is it used, and why are employers adding it to their drug detection program? Get answers to these frequently asked questions and more!

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Workplace Safety Violations and What You Need to Know About Respiratory Protection
27 December 2022 | Lung Health Testing

Workplace Safety Violations and What You Need to Know About Respiratory Protection

Respiratory Protection is among the top 3 safety violations released by OSHA in 2022. Here’s how you can help mitigate future risks!

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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in the Transportation Industry
29 November 2022 | Audio

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in the Transportation Industry

The transportation industry is one of several high-risk sectors for noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). This article is the fourth in a five-part series about NIHL in high-risk industries. Read on to learn about the significant risks for NIHL in the transportation industry and the steps employers can take to reduce these risks and keep workers safe.

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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in the Forestry and Agriculture Industry
18 October 2022 | Audio, General

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) in the Forestry and Agriculture Industry

The forestry and agriculture industry is a high-risk sector for occupational noise-induced hearing loss (ONIHL). This article explores the risks for NIHL in forestry and agriculture and what employers can do to minimize them.

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What is NIOSH and Why is it Important for Respirator Fit Testing?
7 June 2022 | General, Lung Health Testing

What is NIOSH and Why is it Important for Respirator Fit Testing?

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is one of several organizations integral to SureHire’s Respirator-Fit (Mask-Fit) Testing program. If you have employees using respirators and are engaging in respirator-fit testing (mask-fit testing), it is important to understand how organizations like NIOSH influence the equipment and testing services.

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What You Can Do To Address Opioids In Your Workplace
4 May 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing, Education & Training, General, Wellness

What You Can Do To Address Opioids In Your Workplace

Canada’s prescription rate for opioids is one of the highest in the world. Construction workers are among the highest group affected in western Canada. Here’s what employers can do to address the opioid crisis in their workplace.

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