COR™ continues to gain importance and prominence in Canada. While COR™ is currently voluntar more municipalities award certain contracts to COR™ companies exclusively.
Gain a competitive edge with public and private contracts because of the health and safety excellence that COR™ demonstrates.
Our health and safety management software helps companies track training and verify required competencies, providing confirmation that all required training topics are covered.
Because the system includes the COR™ requirements, managers can easily pull and analyze information as needed or for scheduled audits.
A company’s policy statement is a set of principles and general rules that serves as a guide for company actions related to health and safety. It includes management's committment to it's responsibilities
Identify then assess the likelihood, severity, and probability, of the hazard taking place. Once assessed, impliment hazard control(s), then go back and evaluate the effectiveness of those controls. Adjust as needed.
Review all current operations to identify all work practices, then evaluate them as great, good, not good enough, and fix them. Always apply a new tracking number to all documentation for better control.
The small steps in your work practices, or processes, are referred to as procedures. Include workers input, evaluate before final implementation, and make available to all workers.
Must be documented with applicable progressive disciplinary steps for infractions. Must have consistancy across enforcement efforts and all company communication. Supervisors must follow steps to take.
Fit and function are the two most important aspects of PPE. Employers must document the selection, care, use, and maintenance of the PPE, for each application. Worker training on these elements is required.
Follow all prescribed manufacturers maintenance, and safe operation guidelines. Document inventory change-over, change out schedules, for tools, equipment, vehicles and facilities.
Record all training content and expiry dates, set alarms to notify in advance of expiring. Create a training matrix where you assign training to the job function or title. Get sign off on tool box talks for date, time, topic, attendance, facilitator, absentees.
We should never really stop looking for hazards as we go about our work, however we need to formalize, schedule, and document findings. Corrective actions must have a fail safe method of not getting dropped. Assign and hold accountable.
Near misses should be reported along with incidents, regardless of the fact that no immediate injury transpired. Determine and track when, what, how, and who gets investigated when an incident takes place.
Anticipate natural and man-made emergency situations such as power outages, fire, and extreme weather systems. Ensure adequate training, equipment, and personel to manage hazards.
The ability to identify injury and illness trending is key to a proactive approach. Document storage and retrieval is a must - consider data from near misses, incidents, training sessions, claims, and annual comparisons.
Begin with the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario, and applicable Regulations, codes, and some standards. Follow and report on all required iniatives.
Exposure to airborne contaminants from the process and materials that we use, and the environment where the work takes place, are all important factors. Consider exposure levels to designated and controlled substances.
Ensure adequately stocked first aid stations, and train enough qualified personnel. Track expirying certificates, and re-certify in time. Inspect contents of first aid kits to ensure they are fully stocked. Restrict access so you don't get caught off guard without supplies.
Companies with 6 to 19 employees require a Health & Safety Representative choosen by their co-workers. With 20 employees or more, repeat the above, and the managers can select their own representative for Certification Training.
Clearly defined policies and procedures in the event of workplace violence. Communicating roles and responsibilities for reporting and investigating. Employees need to know what to do, who to go to, and understanding the definition of violence.
Define roles and responsibilities, processes and procedures to follow. Conduct a Physical Demand Analysis of each job to determine requirements. This helps to place a returning worker with restrictions. Review programs annually.
All levels of management must be integrated into the health and safety management system. A full review of system elements on an annual basis to ensure compliance with plan, identify areas of concern, and room for improvements.
All the requilred COR™ forms are included with our software, and they have been for over a decade. We know our software works great to manage your COR™ program, and we have lots of proof to back that up.
The shear scope of this software intimidates a few, and nobody uses every single feature, because there are hundreds. In fact, when another client pays for a programming change, you'll get the upgrade FREE!
Sure, you can keep a hard copy if you need, but don't hold back an entire company going paperless - we have five secure back-ups running in Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver - your data is safe and sound with us!
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