How do you monitor health and safety at work?

- Review activities to identify new risks. 
- Use a Safety and Health Program Assessment Worksheet to review progress.
- Conduct frequent inspections on equipment and processes.
- Investigate incidents as they occur.
- Ensure corrective measures are in place.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of your training program.

Encourage your employees to have open communication with their supervisor and employer, voice their concerns. 

How can you improve safety at work?

- Create a plan to promote workplace health and safety. - Inspect your workplace.
- Train your employees.
- Talk regularly with your employees.
- Investigate incidents.
- Maintain records.
- Make safety a key part of your business.

Do supervisors have the right to refuse work they believe is dangerous?

Supervisors are also workers, which means they have the right to refuse work that they believe is dangerous to themselves or others.

Does OHSA require a written safety plan?

The Act does require the employer to develop and maintain a safety policy and program if they have 5 or more workers. 

However, there is always a requirement for the employer and supervisors to provide instruction and information to the workers. Having a program in place, regardless of the company's size, will help in keep your employees informed of the hazards and maintain a safe work environment. 

What can a successful health and safety program do in the workplace?

Health and safety programs help businesses: Prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. Improve compliance with laws and regulations. Reduce costs, including significant reductions in WSIB premiums.

Who does the OHSA put the greatest responsibility on to make sure no one gets hurt or sick on the job?

The Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations informs everyone from the employer to the newest worker how to make the workplace safer. The OHSA puts the greatest responsibility on the employer to make sure no one gets hurt or sick on the job.

What are the four basic elements of a health and safety program?

An effective occupational safety and health program will include the following four main elements: management commitment and employee involvement, worksite analysis, hazard prevention and control, and safety and health training.

What type of contractors use Taylor'd Safety Services Inc.?

All kinds of companies use Taylor's Safety Services. We service trades, general contractors, developers as well as acting as owner representatives. 

What size contractor uses Taylor'd Safety Services Inc.?

We service small contractors to large developers and owners.