We are very excited to announce a new partnership with WESguard by Workplace Engineering Solutions.
WESguard is a web application to help workplaces identify, track and improve the safety of their machines. Through our partnership with Workplace Engineering Solutions, S2 Members members are eligible for one month free when they purchase a 12-month subscription.
S2 Safety members will have the opportunity to access machine safety expertise through Workplace Engineering Solutions at a special S2 Safety rate. Workplace Engineering Solutions offer machine safety audits, certifications, lockout program assistance as well as machine-specific training opportunities. For our members with small machine shops, they have even created a special mini audit to better meet your needs!
These services can help companies to meet certain goals within the SAFE Work Certification process.
Check out the free-trial atwww.wesguard.ca/freetrial
For further information or assistance with your machine safety opportunities, send a message toKristin Petaskior visit Workplace Engineering Solutions online atwww.workengsolutions.ca.
If you ever have the misfortune to require collision repair in the St. Claude area, you can rest assured that St. Claude Autobody will provide not only a world class experience, but one that has been SAFE Work Certified.
With the help of S2 Safety, St. Claude Autobody started their journey towards SAFE Work Certification, Manitoba’s safety and health certification standard that makes workplaces safer for both the employee and customer. “We felt this certification was very important not only for the safety and well-being of our staff, but also to solidify our commitment to providing the best service possible for our customers” says Monique Bruneau, owner of St. Claude Autobody. “By promoting a safe and enjoyable workplace for our staff, it creates a worry free work environment. This allows them to focus 100% of their attention to returning our customer’s vehicles to pre-accident condition”
S2 Safety whose mandate it is to provide safety services to a variety of workplaces in Manitoba worked closely with St. Claude Autobody. The process included creating an action plan of where improvements could be made, maintaining a safety program, passing an audit and then ultimately becoming SAFE Work Certified.
“St. Claude Autobody’s state of the art facility already had a significant amount of safety procedures already in place” said Mallory Corbett, Director of Safety at S2. “Our Senior Safety advisor who worked closely with owners Monique and Norm, saw at first glance that safety is truly embedded into their company’s philosophy. St. Claude Autobody empowers their employees to take the necessary steps in order to be safe. It was a pleasure to work with a company that truly puts safety in the forefront.”
This safety alert discusses a serious incident at an auto body shop involving a contractor falling from a ladder.
This safety alert shows an excellent solution to locking out hydraulic components on a skid steer while performing maintenance.
Congratulations to Dawn Steiner, winner of the Inaugural MVSAM Safety Champion Award!!
This Safety Alert talks about a worker who gets hydraulic fluid injected into their finger at work. The focus is on training, hazard assessments, and proper emergency procedures.
This Safety Alert talks about an incident in which a worker fell over 8ft while hanging balloons in a showroom. The focus is on hazard assessments, proper supervision, and training for the infrequent tasks we perform in the workplace.
Improper eye-washing facilities was one of the top 5 improvement orders by Workplace Safety and Health in 2015/2016. Is your eye wash station up to code? Do you know how to use the unit or assist others in the case of an emergency?
Having an Officer show up at your workplace can feel intrusive, stressful and accusatory. It can seem like the Officer is there to "catch you" doing something in contravention of the Act & Regulations, however; that is not the intent! We all have the same