Category: Blog

WHMIS 2015: What You Need to Know

WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) is a comprehensive program created by the Canadian government to protect workers from hazardous materials and workplace chemicals. The most recent version, WHMIS 2015, is aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). This means that if you work with chemicals, you need to […]

Safety Tips for Working at Heights

When working at heights, whether it’s from a ladder or scaffolding, safety should be your top priority. You should always use fall protection equipment as well as take precautions to avoid falls in the first place. Here are 9 tips for staying safe while working at heights: 1. Always use a safety harness. Safety harnesses […]

Why Training is Important

Training is an important part of any organization’s safety program. It gives your employees the opportunity to learn about how to respond in different situations, understand what resources are available, and get hands-on practice. In this blog we’ll give you some ideas about how Safeline’s training can help improve safety in your organization. Safety Training […]

The Importance of a Health and Safety Program

A workplace health and safety program is essential for all workplaces. It helps ensure that workplaces create a safe environment, and take action to improve their health and safety. The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires employers to have a health and safety program. What is a Health and Safety Program? A health and […]


Benefits of COR Certification

COR Certification is a quality management system (QMS) that provides proven benefits to your business. COR Certification provides you with the tools and resources you need to achieve your goals and create an efficient working environment for everyone involved in your business. By utilizing ISO-45001:2017, which was created by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), […]

Respiratory Hazards Initiative

Respiratory Hazards Initiative

For information on the current MOL Blitz and Initiative, see the excerpt from their website below: Respiratory hazards Rationale Between 2008 and 2017, long latency illnesses – illnesses in which there is a long delay between exposure to a disease-causing agent and the appearance of disease symptoms – accounted for the largest proportion of allowed WSIB benefit […]

Propane Training!

Propane Training!

It is once again that special time in Toronto where we can experience all four seasons in one week. From record breaking heat to below zero temperatures. October truly is a wonderful weather month. But don’t worry the Pumpkin Spice Latte has also returned so its not all bad. As always, with changing weather conditions […]

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Construction Comradery

I was conduction a site orientation today and was talking about the concept of teamwork and support. I usually mention the value in everyone on site looking out for one another to help ensure the safest working environment. People make mistakes all the time. In construction people are asked to work in freezing cold temperatures […]

red, black and white Danger, Confined Space warning sign

Confined Spaces

Confined Spaces remain one of the most dangerous and misinformed areas of modern-day construction. It is imperative that workers understand the regulations regarding confined spaces in order to safely conduct work in them. The following information must not be considered a comprehensive guide to confined spaces, but rather a reference point or reminder on what […]


Fall Awareness Week

The week of May 06-10, 2019 is officially Fall Awareness week. The Ministry of Labour in Ontario is encouraging workers to take 10-15 minutes on this week to speak about fall hazards and the different types of protection from those hazards. Here at Safeline we believe awareness weeks such as this are crucial to bring […]

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