Handling The Heat: Tips To Prevent Burns In The Food Service Industry

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Handling The Heat: Tips To Prevent Burns In The Food Service Industry

As a restaurant, catering service, or other business in the food industry, one of the greatest threats to your employees is burns. Anyone who needs to handle or cook hot food is at risk, especially if the food in question is fried, grilled, or baked. Only by taking the proper safety precautions can you ensure that none of your workers is seriously injured. The following strategies will help you shore up burn safety in the workplace, protecting your staff from every variety of hot hazard:

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Road Safety Review: How Shippers Can Keep Their Drivers Safe

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Road Safety Review: How Shippers Can Keep Their Drivers Safe

Every year, there are over 80,000 injuries in the American trucking industry, more than eight hundred of which are fatal. This makes shipping one of the most dangerous jobs in the modern United States. As a shipping company, you have a responsibility to protect your workers from these risks. The following safety steps will allow you to do just this, providing a secure and attractive work environment for your entire staff:

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Winter Warmth: Heating Your Office More Effectively In The Winter

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Winter Warmth: Heating Your Office More Effectively In The Winter

As Canadians, we’re proud of our ability to face the cold head-on! But just because we’re used to low temperatures doesn’t mean we want to deal with them all the time, especially when we’re trying to work. If you manage a business or other organization with employees, one of your greatest challenges will be keeping the workplace warm enough for everyone to stay productive. The following strategies will help you and your staff stay warm during the depths of the Canadian winter, setting the stage for comfort and productivity all year long:

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Protect Yourself & Co-Workers – Get the Flu Shot Now

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Protect Yourself & Co-Workers – Get the Flu Shot Now

 
 
As we move further into fall, flu season is at it’s peak in Ontario, which officially begins in October goes right the way through to April. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care defines flu or influenza as a serious disease that affects millions of Canadians every year.
 

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Ministry of Labour Approves F.A.S.T. Rescue for the ‘Working at Heights’ Program

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Ministry of Labour Approves F.A.S.T. Rescue for the ‘Working at Heights’ Program

 
 
We are pleased to announce that we are a Ontario Ministry of Labour Approved Training Provider, approved to deliver the ‘Working at Heights’ program.
 
Our program has been reviewed by the Ministry of Labour (MOL) and approved by the Chief Prevention Officer.

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It is National Preparedness Month! Are Your Prepared?

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It is National Preparedness Month! Are Your Prepared?

 

Rear View of Young Office Workers in Casual Outfits Listening to a Top Manager Explaining Something Using Illustrations..jpeg“Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.”

As the theme of this year’s National Preparedness Month, it couldn’t be truer. You can never know when a disaster will strike but you can do your best to be ready when it comes, whether you are at home, at work or travelling the world.

When it comes to the workplace there are a number of ways that you can ensure that you and your colleagues are prepared for emergencies and disasters.

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F.A.S.T. Rescue to Demonstrate How to Make Corporate CPR Training Fun at Partners in Prevention 2017!

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F.A.S.T. Rescue to Demonstrate How to Make Corporate CPR Training Fun at Partners in Prevention 2017!

 

Fast Rescue is attending the Partners in Prevention 2017 Trade ShowVisit Booth #929 to Experience Interactive CPR Practice System

Toronto, ON – May 2, 2017 – (www.fast-rescue.com) – F.A.S.T. Rescue, one of Canada’s leading providers of workplace safety training, with top instructors approved by the Canadian Red Cross, are excited to be demonstrating ‘How To Make Your Corporate CPR Training fun” by using an interactive CPR skills practice system, on Booth #929, at the Partners In Prevention, 2017, Health & Safety, Conference & Trade Show May 2-3, at The International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario. Continue reading F.A.S.T. Rescue to Demonstrate How to Make Corporate CPR Training Fun at Partners in Prevention 2017!


Workplace Safety and First Aid Regulations for WSIB in Ontario

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Workplace Safety and First Aid Regulations for WSIB in Ontario

 

Health and Safety in the Workplace in OntarioBy law, all employers in the province of Ontario who are covered by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act must have accessible first aid equipment available to workers at all times, adequate safety training for their employees, as well as provide a safe working environment.

The different requirements that are necessary for a workplace, in regards to the First Aid Kits, training and facilities will always vary depending on how many employees are employed at the company, and on a shift during one time. Continue reading Workplace Safety and First Aid Regulations for WSIB in Ontario


Safety Courses and Student Discounts

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Safety Courses and Student Discounts

 

First Aid and CPR CoursesAttention all students! The Holiday season is among us, which means you will all have a break from school and studying. Of course, this is a time of year where we gather with our loved ones and celebrate another year’s end, but what are you doing on all of your other days off? Do you have some empty days where you want to get ahead on the following semester? If so, we have a treat for you.

Why not take a First Aid safety course during your holiday break? You can choose between 3 course levels that will best suit your needs. We offer a variety of courses all over Southern Ontario and the GTA. Take a look below for detailed course descriptions. Continue reading Safety Courses and Student Discounts


Prepare Your Vehicle For a Safe Winter

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Prepare Your Vehicle For a Safe Winter

 

Keep a First Aid Kit in your vehicleThe season of cold weather and snow is quickly approaching. With the first snow fall already behind us, we need to think about if we are all ready to face the treacherous weather that is about to come our way. There are multiple things that need to be winterized and prepared before the snow and ice comes. One of the most important safety measures that needs to be addressed before the winter weather begins is preparing your vehicle, ensuring that it is ready to take on the harsh weather of ice and snow. But how do you do that? Listed below are a few tips and tricks on how to prepare your vehicle for the winter. Continue reading Prepare Your Vehicle For a Safe Winter