Working from home. Telecommunicating. Working Remotely. Whatever you want to call it, people working at home continues to grow in popularity. And the risk of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) has employers thinking about new operational processes, some for the first time.… The post Remote Work: How to Help Your Employees Work From Home appeared first on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
2020 will not just be the year that companies around the world made the pivot to remote work. It will also be a time that distance learning gains even more popularity. And while often associated with colleges and universities, more… The post 10 Advantages of Workplace Distance Learning appeared first on OSG. Source: www.osg.caContinue Reading... No Comments.
You want to reopen your organization. You want to keep your employees and customers safe. You need to be compliant with OHSA regulations. You want your business to return to “normal.” The bottom line—you want to be as safe from… The post 10 Questions Every Ontario Employer Should Ask Themselves Before Reopening appeared first on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
As organizations across Canada continue to take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many employers are developing new policies and using new personal protective equipment (PPE). Although respirators have been used in industrial and healthcare workplaces for years, they… The post Everything Employers Need to Know About Respirator Fit Testing appeared first on OSG. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Christine Mandegarian was a personal support worker employed at Altamont Care Community. She lived in Markham, Ontario. She was a mother of two. She loved her job. For over 30 years she worked to improve the lives of the Canadians… The post April 28 Is the National Day of Mourning appeared first on OSG. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Right to know. Right to participate. Right to refuse. The province of Ontario has guaranteed these three basic employee rights since 1979. The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) outlines the three basic employee rights legally guaranteed to workers. You… The post What To Do When Your Workers Refuse To Work appeared first on OSG. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our hearts go out to those who have been most deeply affected by COVID-19. We appreciate the efforts of the local and global communities who are working hard to contain the spread and treat the ill. Safety is not just… The post Update on OSG Services – COVID-19 appeared first on OSG. Source: www.osg.caContinue Reading... No Comments.
Estimate: 5 Min Read While most people are likely already familiar with COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus, as an employer you have a unique responsibility to develop sensible and safe policies to protect your workers. And though Canada has… The post Coronavirus: What Canadian Employers Need To Know appeared first on OSG. Source: […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is an evolving situation affecting people and organizations around the world. OSG strives to do everything we can to help protect the health and safety of our clients, partners, and workers. Below are answers to… The post Coronavirus – Answers to Employers’ Frequently Asked Questions appeared first on OSG. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) goes way back in time. It can be traced to the eighth century B.C in the famous poem “Homers Odyssey”. In the poem, there was a brief description of Laertes using gloves to… The post Personal Protective Equipment: 4 Steps Employers Must Take When Using PPE to Mitigate […]Continue Reading... No Comments.