Regardless of age, adapting a proper lifting technique is critical in assuring back health and reducing the risk of musculoskeletal injuries
Driving has quickly become one of the most common and most frequently used forms of transportation. Currently 74% of Canadians rely on a car as their primary source of transportation
Sciatica is a common type of pain affecting the sciatic nerve. Sciatica is the name given to any sort of pain caused by irritation or compression
Text Neck is a new term being used to describe the neck pain and damage sustained from looking down at your cell phone, tablet, laptop etc. for prolonged periods
When we perform an ergonomic assessment in the workplace the focus is to create a functional, comfortable and adjustable area for you to work
A common question asked by employees that lift, push, pull or carry materials. Is there enough scientific evidence to support back belts at the workplace?
Under the legislative requirement, as part of the Canada Labour Code, Part II Manual Handling of Materials, for all federal workplaces it states the following:
The cost of safety is a fair question that needs to be examined and reviewed for such size companies.
Working for any organization, we come to the realization we spend a tremendous amount of time at the workplace, 35 hours a week, approximately 1800 hours per year.
A job safety analysis (JSA) is a procedure which combines health and safety principles and practices into a particular task or job operation.