Education & Training
Ontario’s new guideline for preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) such as carpel tunnel syndrome was unveiled this month.
There are many reasons companies start ergonomics programs: one serious injury, a series of minor injuries or staff absences in the workplace.
The forthcoming Cannabis Act raises a number of questions regarding workplace safety, particularly for dangerous and hazardous jobs.
Colin Bell from RecycleSmart Solutions explains what the Chinese ban on imported plastic means for the waste management industry and possible solutions.
The cleaning industry has been around for a while, but new technologies like augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are new to the field.
Flood season is arriving to regions across Canada, posing a significant risk to infrastructure, potential loss of life and pest-related health risks.
Carleton University has launched a new online reporting tool that intricately links health and safety initiatives with facility management.
Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.
Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.
Canada’s growing cities are fueling pesticide resistance as rodents, bed bugs and cockroaches better adapt to human environments.
Building occupants may still be inhaling VOCs and other chemical emissions despite the use of eco-friendly products.
A hotel housekeeper in Canada is estimated to assume 8,000 different body postures every shift. Repetitive motion injuries are common.
Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
Every day, millions of janitors compromise safety when handling garbage and recycled materials.
When educating children and young adults about good hand hygiene practices, it’s important to implement the right handwashing practices.
Wasps have a frightening reputation for their aggressive behaviour and are often seen in greater numbers towards the end of summer.