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oshwiseMay 2, 2014 - The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has developed a new online occupational health and safety management service, OSH Wise, designed to help organizations establish, maintain and improve their health and safety programs while meeting their legislative responsibilities.


May 2, 2014
By CCOHS

oshwiseMay 2, 2014 – The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has
developed a new online occupational health and safety management
service, OSH Wise, designed to help organizations establish, maintain
and improve their health and safety programs while meeting their
legislative responsibilities.

The OSH Wise management service can help small to medium sized
organizations establish a health and safety program, as well as to adopt
a continual improvement process to meet their health and safety
responsibilities and regulatory requirements. The tool can also assist
organizations in employee engagement, staying compliant, manage incident
reporting and help to eliminate or reduce health and safety risks.
 
“The
best way for an organization to keep its employees safe at work is to
have a well-developed health and safety program, and ensure that program
is properly communicated, implemented and improved on an ongoing basis.
That’s where OSH Wise can help,” says Chris Moore, Manager Training and
Education at CCOHS. “We wanted to encourage organizations to think
broadly about health and safety, and make it an integrated part of the
overall management of the organization,” says Moore.
 
OSH Wise
provides a web-based framework that promotes a systematic approach to
integrating the health and safety of workers into the everyday
management of the business.
 
Included in the web-based management
service are single seats for six e-courses including Developing an
Occupational Health and Safety Program; Hazard Identification,
Assessment and Control; Accident Investigation; Workplace Inspections;
Health & Safety Committees; and Due Diligence in Occupational Health
and Safety. OSH Wise also includes CCOHS’ publications Implementing an
Occupational Health and Safety Program and Job Safety Analysis Made
Simple in PDF versions, and five hours of technical support.
 
The
program will provide users with guidance and information and is
enriched with audits, tools, checklists, training and expertise from the
comprehensive CCOHS knowledge base.

For more information
www.ccohs.ca/products/oshwise