In 2014, 26 Manitobans died because of their work – either from acute hazards or occupational disease – and over 30,000 Manitobans were injured on the job (Manitoba Workplace Injury Statistics Report)
As well as the overriding ethical requirement to protect the lives and health of employees, companies have financial incentives to improve safety. Injuries often require downtime, temporary replacements and retraining, which all hit the bottom line. The courts have a range of fines and penalties for workplaces that don’t meet the legal standard of protecting employee safety, as Taylor McCaffrey lawyer Jamie Jurczak recently explained on our radio show.
A tool from Winnipeg Chamber member 1Life Workplace can help your team improve their adherence to safety procedures, keep your processes up to date and eliminate analog paperwork. And as a Chamber member, you can access this tool at a discount.
The mySafetyApp is a customized, mobile home for your organization’s checklists, safety resources and reports. Employees carry your companies procedures in the palm of their hand, following a compliance level you can set and check on the go.
Winnipeg’s C & T Rentals has put the app to work and share their reaction in the video below.