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SAFETY WEBINAR ARCHIVE
Bugs, Critters, Bears and More!
Recorded: June 17, 2020
We need to ensure we recognize the creatures that impact our workplace and how to ensure they are not a danger or nuisance to our business. This webinar takes a look at the critters who impact our business, and what we can do about them.
Safety Committee and Safety Rep. Training for COVID-19
Recorded: May 27, 2020
Operating during COVID-19 requires your Safety Committee and Safety Representatives to play an active role through inspections, identification of exposure potentials, new hazards associated with COVID-19, investigations, work refusals and consultation on needed controls. Dunk & Associates hosted a 90-minute webinar to assist your Safety Committee and Representatives in understanding their role and responsibility.
This new virus that threatens our world is now a known risk in every workplace and our best line of defense is a strong internal responsibility system. We have all been tasked with preventing the spread and in order for our business to be sustainable, we need to ensure we have the skills, understanding and tools to keep our employees, clients, customers, and workplaces safe. This takes training, conversations, and collaboration of all workplace parties.
Worker Participation in Safety
Recorded: May 20, 2020
Understanding your role in health and safety is important, but actually participating in your workplace safety program - now that is new! We all have the right to participate, but how many employees are actually engaged in your safety program? Let's talk and find out ways to increase worker participation and make Canada Safe!
Internal First Responders
Recorded: April 16, 2020
Need help with your First Aid program, has your emergency response program become stagnant? Come join Dunk & Associates as we help you energize your workplace with a new idea! Discuss the need to create a respectful, meaningful program in your workplace for when an emergency occurs.
Dealing with Contractors
Recorded: March 18, 2020
As employers, dealing with contractors can be complicated. In this 50-minute webinar, we will give you an overview of hiring contractors in the workplace and the various roles and responsibilities of the contractor and the employer. We will even provide you with a checklist to review and assist you with your protection.
Stop the Bully!
Recorded: February 19, 2020
Do you ever look around your workplace and feel like you’re right back to being twelve years old, when the kids at the back of the bus are snickering some inside joke at someone else’s expense? Join this 50-minute webinar and learn how to stop the person(s) who harass, demean, gossip, isolate, and toxify your workplace. It’s time to put it to put the snickering to a stop.
Starting the Year with Leadership
Recorded: January 15, 2020
Successful health and safety programs are managed from the “top-down”. It’s your leadership that makes the difference. All too often employers and senior managers do not fully comprehend their personal risk, liability, and accountability. This 50-minute webinar will provide information on what your senior management, ownership and leaders need to do to protect themselves and your business. Join us and learn the strategies to be an informed leader.
Recorded: December 18, 2019
As always, we leave the year with an open discussion! What were your workplace successes, failures, problems, and improvements? We’ll share our stories, listen to yours, and provide you with an opportunity to ask us anything. You won’t want to miss it. Taking the time to stop and reflect will help you set yourself up for another successful year next year.
Due Diligence - What Senior Managers Need to Be Doing to Cover Their A$$
Recorded: November 20, 2019
Due diligence can be a scary word, especially if it’s brought up in a court of law. OHS legislation is becoming stronger, is better enforced, and comes with bigger tickets, fines and jail time if it’s proven you were negligent. Come join us today to find out what you as a senior manager, manager, or supervisor should be doing to cover your a$$.
Considerations for the Winter Season
Recorded: October 16, 2019
No matter how many winters we’ve all been through, it can still get the best of you. It gets dark early, time changes, workers get the flu, mental health quality decreases, etc. How do you combat the winter blues in the workplace? What should employers be taking into consideration? Does that fact that we run 24/7 matter in the winter? Join us as we discuss how to combat the cold weather.
Evaluations! Don't Forget the Follow Up!
Recorded: September 18, 2019
We all know about R.A.C.E. It means to recognize, assess, control and evaluate. However, what most workplaces tend to forget is the last step - to EVALUATE the controls they put in place. How else are you supposed to know if a control, such as training or PPE, is effective? You can’t just hope for the best and wait for someone to get hurt. Be proactive and evaluate your safety program. Join us today as we talk strategies to ensure that our evaluations and follow-ups are being conducted and effective.
The Supervisor Struggle!
Recorded: August 21, 2019
Having troubles keeping your employees on the right track? Could it be because you don’t have the right foundations in place for employees to follow? Are employees trained and expected to clean up after themselves, or do you just do it? Do you have a system in place for organizing equipment or records? How is an employee expected to stay organized if the workplace isn’t? Come join us, tell us your struggles and let us help you get organized as a Supervisor.
PPE - Are You in Compliance?
Recorded: July 17, 2019
Do you know when a full-face shield is needed versus safety glasses or googles? Can an employee wear a red reflective jacket over a yellow one? If you as the Employer or Supervisor don’t know, how are your employees supposed to know? Educate yourself on what type of PPE is really needed for the various jobs in your workplace, and then educate your employees!
Why Our Employees Get Poisoned
Recorded: June 19, 2019
How many times have you fueled up your vehicle, not washed your hands and then proceeded to eat something in your car? How do you know that you don’t have fuel on your hands? Poisoning happens more times than you know, in ways you wouldn’t think of. Come and join us while we learn from real-life cases and discover how we can prevent poisoning in our own workplaces.
The Danger of Non-Compliancy in Emergency Preparedness and Response
Recorded: May 15, 2019
Emergency preparedness is more than a fire drill. What would you do if there was a tornado, earthquake, or heaven forbid a bomb threat or violent intruder? We always hope for the best, but PREPARE for the worst. Don’t get caught without a strategy. Join us to discuss the importance of emergency planning.
The Workplace Athlete
Recorded: April 17, 2019
Have you ever heard of the term, “Workplace Athlete”? What is it? What does it mean? Are there parallels that can be drawn between an athlete and a worker? Can we change the way we manage our workers to change their performance outcomes? Join us and find out how to get the most of out of your athletes…I mean employees.
The Unseen Hazards - What You Don't Know Can Kill You!
Recorded: March 20, 2019
This isn’t a case of “Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” In the workplace, what you don’t know can kill or hurt your employees. In this webinar we discuss the items that often get overlooked; air quality testing, asbestos… oh no! Join us to find out what might be lurking in your workplace waiting to cause harm.
Responding Constructively to Disrespectful Treatment
Recorded: February 20, 2019
We’re always told to, “be the better person”, “take the high road”, “don’t stoop to their level”, but how do we actually do that? How do we steer the conversation where it needs to go, which is back to their performance? Join us to learn how to have the difficult conversation with employees that aren’t being respectful.
Safety Basics: Getting Set up for a Successful Year
Recorded: January 16, 2019
What does “Safety Basics” mean? Is it WHMIS training? Is it workplace inspections? Do I really need all this stuff on my Health and Safety Board? What are my responsibilities? Start 2019 on a high note. Join us to set your year up for success.
Lessons from Losses
Recorded: December 19, 2018
Ever think “that won’t happen to us”? Guess what, it happens!! Join us as we explore recent court cases from across Canada to learn from other employer’s experiences.
Building a Safety Culture: Tips for Engagement
Recorded: November 21, 2018
Are you excited about safety? Can you get your workers engaged in safety? All levels of your organization need to be participating in the safety program. Join us this month as we discuss tips for creating a positive safety culture.
Return to Work
Recorded: October 17, 2018
Unfortunately, every case is different, but the process should be the same. To protect your bottom line, make sure you have a functioning claims management program. Join us this month as we discuss common claims questions, case scenarios, and getting your workers back to work.
Prevention, Pre-Use, Pre-Start
Recorded: September 19, 2018
An effective safety program is a preventative program. Pre-use inspections and pre-start reviews are an important part of prevention as they are the first step in avoiding injuries. Join us as we discuss what you should be looking for during a pre-start review and what types of things in your workplace should be having pre-use checks completed. Don’t know what we are talking about? – You really need to join us this month!
Workplace Inspections: Yes, the whole workplace!
Recorded: August 15, 2018
Why is this so hard? Yes, the workplace is big, but yes you still have to have a worker safety representative inspect the entire workplace monthly. Join us this month while we cover the who, what, where, when, why, and how for workplace inspections to ensure you are not missing the mark.
Dealing with Sprains and Strains
Recorded: July 18, 2018
Time to explore a holistic approach to the prevention and recovery of injuries resulting from sprains and strains. From apple cider vinegar to cherry juice; exercise to proper body mechanics, join us in this conversation and leave with a new approach.
Emergency Response & Emergency Equipment
Recorded: June 20, 2018
So simple, but so often in non-compliance. Don’t over look the simple things, it’s these key steps that keep everyone calm and safe in an emergency situation. Join us this month to make sure that your workplace is covering the necessary steps and that everyone is well prepared in case of emergency.
Industrial Hygiene: What is it? Learn the Basics
Recorded: May 16, 2018
What is that smell? Is my workplace too loud? Don’t put it in your mouth. Do you struggle with understanding industrial hygiene? Do you need this in your workplace? Join us for Industrial Hygiene 101 as we explore the basics together.
Workplace Behaviours: Responding to the Challenges
Recorded: April 18, 2018
Stop ignoring it, it won’t go away. Human behaviours are a challenge, but it is your workplace responsibility to identify and control these hazards. Need some new insight, looking for a new approach, need to reignite this conversation in your workplace? Join us as employers across Canada discuss this hazard we struggle so hard to control.
Investigations: What a Mess. Time to Improve.
Recorded: March 21, 2018
It is not your workers fault: not every worker needs new training. Not paying attention is not a root cause. Why is your process for investigations not followed or completed effectively? Join us and learn how to overcome these barriers to complete successful investigations. Learn to investigate for prevention.
Mental Health: Talk about it! We are all Impacted
Recorded: February 21, 2018
Has your workplace learned how to open the doors of communication? We know what to do with a broken leg, but what about when we learn a worker has a mental health issue. What is your experience with suicide, anorexia, depression. Join this webinar, lets talk about it?
Safety Committee: Why isn’t Yours Working?
Recorded: January 17, 2018
Is your Safety Committee taking on more than just safety concerns? Are they getting bogged down with ever little concern employee have about the workplace? This month we are going back to basics to look at what makes an effective safety committee. Safety hazards vs. staffing issues, operations concerns, social concerns, etc.