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Employees Are Asking for a Hybrid Work From Home Model
Employees Are Asking for a Hybrid Work From Home Model
Since employees were required to adapt to working from home, they have been requesting to continue this model. Or at least a hybrid work from home model.
Covid 19 Screening Tool for Workplaces - Requirements for Ontario Businesses
Covid 19 Screening Tool for Workplaces - Requirements for Ontario Businesses
The Ontario government's Ministry of Health provided a screening tool to use on workers and essential visitors upon entering the workplace.
COVID-19 Cleaning Best Practices
COVID-19 Cleaning Best Practices
Having a cleaning log for your organization is important now more than ever! Consider these COVID-19 cleaning best practices and keeping a log to ensure you do your part to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
Home Insurance Implications of Working Remotely
Home Insurance Implications of Working Remotely
With working remotely becoming more and more popular, it's important to learn how it impacts your home insurance.
Benefits of Business Insurance for Cars
Benefits of Business Insurance for Cars
Securing business insurance for cars is more complicated than getting personal auto insurance. Learn the benefits of commercial auto insurance.
Keeping Employees Engaged When They Work Remotely
Keeping Employees Engaged When They Work Remotely
Employees working remotely have become more prevalent due to COVID-19; keeping them engaged can be challenging but we provide some tips.
COVID-19 Protocols for Construction Sites
COVID-19 Protocols for Construction Sites
The Canadian Construction Association released the COVID-19 Standardized Protocols for All Canadian Construction Sites, which includes best practices for construction organizations to use to protect their workers and others from COVID-19 while continuing safe operations.
Keep Employees Safe from Cyber Threats When Working from Home
Keep Employees Safe from Cyber Threats When Working from Home
Employees working from home opens up businesses of all sizes to more cybersecurity threats. Consider these cybersecurity measures to protect your business.
10 Ways Employers Can Support Employee Mental Health [PART 2]
10 Ways Employers Can Support Employee Mental Health [PART 2]
Part 2 of our two-part series discusses how employers can help promote a positive mental health culture in the workplace.
Addressing Employee Mental Health [PART 1]
Addressing Employee Mental Health [PART 1]
Part 1 of our two-part series discusses how mental health in the workplace looks now and the most common mental health conditions affecting employees.
Why Remote Work Should Be Part of the New "Normal"
Why Remote Work Should Be Part of the New "Normal"
For many, working from home is their new reality for the foreseeable future as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread rapidly.
What To Do If You're Sick With COVID-19
What To Do If You're Sick With COVID-19
Learn about what you can do if you're sick with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Return to Work Plans Following the COVID-19 Pandemic
Return to Work Plans Following the COVID-19 Pandemic
With the Ontario government planning to reopen, your company and its employees must be protected when it's time to do so. We discuss a post-COVID-19 pandemic return to work plan.
14 Ways to Promote an Active Lifestyle in the Workplace
14 Ways to Promote an Active Lifestyle in the Workplace
It's no secret that having healthy employees are important to a successful company so it's critical employers provide employees opportunities in the workplace to promote active lifestyles.
Mobile Security for Phones and Tablets [Tips for Employers]
Mobile Security for Phones and Tablets [Tips for Employers]
In order to protect your organization, consider these mobile device security tips for employers.
3 Benefits of Employee Benefits
3 Benefits of Employee Benefits
It's important to offer a comprehensive employee benefits program to retain employees and keep them engaged, healthy, and feeling appreciated. An employer's business is only as good as its employees.
Let's talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder - Bell Let's Talk
Let's talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder - Bell Let's Talk
It is estimated that between 2 and 6 per cent of Canadians suffer from SAD, with nearly 75 per cent of those affected being women, mostly in their 20s, 30s and 40s. Though SAD is most common during these ages, it can also occur in children, adolescents and the elderly.
Federal Data Breach Regulations Take Effect Nov. 1, 2018
Federal Data Breach Regulations Take Effect Nov. 1, 2018
In order to avoid fines and penalties, organizations will need to understand PIPEDA and its basic requirements.
Of Every 10 Businesses in Canada, Only 4 Have Data Breach Policies in Place
Of Every 10 Businesses in Canada, Only 4 Have Data Breach Policies in Place
The goal of this survey was to learn how knowledgeable organizations are on privacy issues and requirements, understand the types of privacy policies and practices they have in place, and determine their privacy information needs.
Don't Get Ticked Off: Ticks and Lyme Disease Prevention
Don't Get Ticked Off: Ticks and Lyme Disease Prevention
Lyme disease can be transmitted to humans if they are bitten by a tick that has previously fed off an infected animal.
CCOHS Launches E-Course on Marijuana and Workplace Impairment
CCOHS Launches E-Course on Marijuana and Workplace Impairment
With the federal legalization of recreational marijuana right around the corner, it’s more important than ever that employers understand the dangers of workplace impairment, particularly as it relates to marijuana usage.
Ontario Workplace Health and Safety Records Now Available Online
Ontario Workplace Health and Safety Records Now Available Online
WISB recently launched a new online tool to make health and safety a matter of public record. Compass lets Ontarians find and compare health and safety statistics for businesses across Ontario.
Here are the highlights from Canada's 2018 Federal Budget
Here are the highlights from Canada's 2018 Federal Budget
Overall, the budget aims to narrow the deficit to $18.1 billion; however, there is no target date for a return to balance.
The Staggering Cost of Workplace Bullying
The Staggering Cost of Workplace Bullying
Almost 40% of workers report having been bullied. Bullying can cause emotional and physical damage to employees; such damage often includes feelings of inadequacy and low self-esteem.
Top Legal Risks to Watch in 2018
Top Legal Risks to Watch in 2018
As the economy becomes increasingly complex and unpredictable, businesses continue to face serious legal risks. According to a report from Borden Ladner Gervais, this year is no exception.
Health Effects of Working in the Cold
Health Effects of Working in the Cold
Workers exposed to extremely cold conditions are at risk of serious health problems, including hypothermia, frostbite, dehydration, and muscle injuries.
Transport Canada Mandates Two New Safety Devices
Transport Canada Mandates Two New Safety Devices
The government hopes these technologies—electronic stability controls and electronic logging devices (ELDs)—will improve road safety and create a more level playing field in terms of compliance.
Social Host Liquor Liability - Holiday Parties
Social Host Liquor Liability - Holiday Parties
A social host may be held responsible for the acts of their guests if their conduct creates or exacerbates a risk to the public.
Winter Weather Preparedness Checklist for your Business
Winter Weather Preparedness Checklist for your Business
Severe winter weather can lead to commercial property damage, employee illness or injury, and possible business closures.
November is Fall Prevention Month
November is Fall Prevention Month
Approximately 215 older adults are hospitalized each day because of falls. Falls are a cause of serious injury in older adults and it's critical to learn ways to keep loved ones safe.
Keeping Drivers Safe During Rest Stops
Keeping Drivers Safe During Rest Stops
Gas stations and truck stops are a popular target for criminals, and it’s important to do the following in order to safeguard your drivers and cargo
5 Ways to Eat Healthier At Work
5 Ways to Eat Healthier At Work
Good nutrition is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, and eating healthier can increase your productivity, lower the number of sick days you take and reduce your risk of being in an on-the-job accident.
Benefits of Creating Accessible Workplaces
Benefits of Creating Accessible Workplaces
Recruiting and retaining skilled talent can be a challenge for businesses across Ontario - especially as markets are faced with an aging workforce and a lack of young talent.
Heat Illnesses and How to Protect Employees
Heat Illnesses and How to Protect Employees
While it’s best not to work outside in high temperatures, the nature of certain jobs—like construction or landscaping—sometimes makes it unavoidable.
6 Simple First-Aid Tips That Could Save a Co-Worker's Life
6 Simple First-Aid Tips That Could Save a Co-Worker's Life
Ensure that you can help your co-worker during these six first-aid emergencies.