Being the Health and Safety Coordinator at a HVAC Company

Being the Health and Safety Coordinator for a busy Heating and Refrigeration company definitely comes with some challenges.  Pro-West Refrigeration is diversified and works on commercial, residential and heavy duty applications. This means the job scope can vary...

Sub-Contractors and your Health and Safety Program

The first myth we need to disburse is that you are somehow not responsible for your sub-contractors health and safety while they are working on your job site or working in your name.  This is not even a gray area anymore. For example WCB in British Columbia looks at...

Setting Up Safety Programs in Multiple Provinces

Before you move to another province you should research the different certifying partners in that province and choose one that is very similar to your initial safety program. In all provinces with the exception of British Columbia you are free to choose which ever...

11 Steps to Getting COR or SECOR Certified

Step 1 The first thing to do when you have decided that you want to get COR or Secor certified is to look through your WCB paper work and discover your account number and industry code as it relates to the type of work you are doing. All Secor and COR based safety...

Health and Safety Programs

These programs are used widely in the construction and manufacturing fields across North America. Generally it is a system of recording events and assigning responsibility to all levels of the company. The owner has his responsibilities and they are clearly laid out...