June 16, 2021
By providing information about the vaccination and establishing supportive policies and practices, employers can help increase vaccine uptake among workers.
May 13, 2021
Energy Safety Canada’s training certificates demonstrate a worker has been properly trained and is ready to work safely. Employers and workers rely on our certificates to prove a worker has been properly trained. Fraudulent ESC training and counterfeit ESC certificates are a safety hazard.
October 19, 2020
Bill C-65 - the Workplace Harassment and Violence Regulations, will come into force, along with the accompanying code provision, on January 1, 2021.
October 5, 2020
During the winter months, nearly one-third of all work-related crashes result in lost time and injury. In oil and gas, driving injuries are the fifth most common type of WCB claim across all western provinces, and the number one work-related fatality.
September 15, 2020
Regardless of the economic environment, employers require a workforce that is educated, skilled and productive. Funding for training is available through the Canada-Alberta Job Grant, which helps Alberta employers develop workers with in-demand skills for our labour market.
August 27, 2020
During the past few months, many energy-related workers have not been working because of the effects of the pandemic. For those accustomed to physically demanding positions, deconditioning—both mental and physical—is often rapid and, in some cases, significant. Others have been working at a slower pace or volume during COVID-19 and are now resuming their normal duties. Each of these scenarios require workers to increase their conditioning.
July 3, 2020
Workplace injuries directly impact workers and their families and cost employers millions of dollars annually. Parachute’s National Injury Prevention Day raises awareness around the importance of injury prevention.
June 8, 2020
Occupational disease is a leading cause of workplace-related deaths in the oil and gas industry. This is largely due to exposures to hazards such as chemicals and other hazardous substances. Exposure control plans are vital to worker health and safety.